Red Wings Have 4 Injuries With Potentially 71 Minutes Up for Grabs

December 6 Injury Report

RED WINGS INJURIES: 4 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 71 TOI.

Tyler Bertuzzi averages 15 TOI, 0.63 FD points per minute and 0.17 DK points per minute at left wing. Bertuzzi averages the fifth most time on ice (15) among team left wings. We do not expect his absence to have a major impact on the other left wings' fantasy value. Anthony Mantha averages 17 TOI, 0.63 FD points per minute and 0.17 DK points per minute at right wing. Thomas Vanek is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 13 minutes. He averages 0.19 DraftKings points and 0.71 FanDuel points per minute. These averages with more minutes could translate to being a good play at $4.2 on FanDuel and $3.2 on DraftKings. Check out SportsLine FanDuel Cheat Sheet and the DraftKings Cheat Sheet to see how the computer projections rate him and see if he is in the optimal lineups. Averaging 13 TOI, Michael Rasmussen could also see a significant increase in time on ice. He averages 0.13 DraftKings points and 0.48 FanDuel points per minute. These averages with more minutes could translate to being a good play at $3.6 on FanDuel and $2.8 on DraftKings. Another RW who could be in for a big night is Christoffer Ehn (8 TOI). Trevor Daley (18 TOI, 0.34 FD per min, 0.1 DK per min) and Danny DeKeyser (20.8 TOI, 0.34 FD per min, 0.1 DK per min) are Red Wings Left Defensemen listed as questionable or out. With an average of 18 TOI, LD Dennis Cholowski could see an increase in time on ice. When you factor for his 0.46 FD and 0.13 DK per minute averages Cholowski could be a solid play at his prices ($3.7DK, $3.6 FD). Niklas Kronwall averages 18 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. He averages 0.1 DraftKings points and 0.35 FanDuel points per minute. These averages with more minutes could translate to being a good play at $3.7 on FanDuel and $2.6 on DraftKings. Another LD who could be in for a big night is Jonathan Ericsson (19 TOI). Ericsson is priced at $3.6K on FanDuel and $2.5 on DraftKings. He averages 0.08 DraftKings pts per minute and 0.26 FanDuel pts per minute. Another LD who could be in for a big night is Brian Lashoff (4 TOI).

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KINGS INJURIES: 3 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 52 TOI.

Ilya Kovalchuk averages 17 TOI, 0.57 FD points per minute and 0.16 DK points per minute at left wing. With an average of 10 TOI, LW Kyle Clifford could see a significant increase in time on ice. When you factor for his 0.47 FD and 0.14 DK per minute averages Clifford could be a solid play at $3.2 on FanDuel and $2.6 on DraftKings. Averaging 9 TOI, Michael Amadio could also see a significant increase in time on ice. Another LW who could be in for a big night is Austin Wagner (8 TOI). Carl Hagelin averages 15 TOI, 0.48 FD points per minute and 0.14 DK points per minute at right wing. Hagelin averages the third most time on ice (15) among team right wings. There is just one other RW who averages less ice time. Derek Forbort is questionable. Dion Phaneuf is positioned for an uptick in ice time. He averages 15 minutes. When you factor for his 0.43 FD and 0.12 DK per minute averages Phaneuf could be a solid play at $3.5 on FanDuel and $2.6 on DraftKings.

PREDATORS INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 34 TOI.

Kyle Turris is listed on the injured list as questionable. Turris averages the fifth most time on ice (16) among team centers. We do not expect his absence to have a major impact on the other centers' fantasy value. Filip Forsberg averages 18 TOI, 0.88 FD points per minute and 0.24 DK points per minute at left wing. Ryan Hartman is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 14 minutes. Hartman is priced at $3.6K on FanDuel and $4.2 on DraftKings. He averages 0.56 FD pts per minute and 0.16 DK pts per minute. Eeli Tolvanen averages 12 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Tolvanen is priced at $3.9K on FanDuel and $4 on DraftKings. He averages 0.53 FD pts per minute and 0.14 DK pts per minute. Another LW who could be in for a big night is Miikka Salomaki (10 TOI). Salomaki is priced at $3K on FanDuel and $2.6 on DraftKings. He averages 0.11 DraftKings pts per minute and 0.37 FanDuel pts per minute. Another LW who could be in for a big night is Frederick Gaudreau (7 TOI). Gaudreau's DK salary is $2.5K and his FD Salary is 3K. He averages 0.09 DraftKings pts per minute and 0.32 FanDuel pts per minute. Another LW who could be in for a big night is Zac Rinaldo (7 TOI).

SENATORS INJURY AT LEFT DEFENSMAN

Max Lajoie is listed on the injured list as questionable.

CAPITALS INJURY AT RIGHT WING

Tom Wilson is listed on the injured list as questionable. Andre Burakovsky is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 11 minutes. Burakovsky is priced at $3.4K on FanDuel and $3 on DraftKings. He averages 0.55 FD pts per minute and 0.15 DK pts per minute. Averaging 14 TOI, Brett Connolly could also see a significant increase in time on ice. Connolly's DK salary is $4.2K and his FD Salary is 3.6K. He averages 0.15 DraftKings pts per minute and 0.57 FanDuel pts per minute. Another RW who could be in for a big night is Devante Smith-Pelly (10 TOI). Smith-Pelly's DK salary is $2.7K and his FD Salary is 3.1K. He averages 0.14 DraftKings pts per minute and 0.5 FanDuel pts per minute. Another RW who could be in for a big night is Travis Boyd (10 TOI). Boyd's DK salary is $3K and his FD Salary is 3K. He averages 0.13 DraftKings pts per minute and 0.48 FanDuel pts per minute.

BRUINS INJURY AT RIGHT DEFENSEMAN

Kevan Miller averages 18 TOI, 0.33 FD points per minute and 0.1 DK points per minute at right defensemen. Miller averages the fourth most time on ice (18) among team Right Defensemen. Since he is not a heavily utilized player we do not see a major increase in opportunity for the other Right Defensemen.

AVALANCHE INJURY AT LEFT DEFENSMAN

Mark Barberio averages 17 TOI, 0.36 FD points per minute and 0.11 DK points per minute at left defensemen. Barberio averages the third most time on ice (17) among team Left Defensemen. There is just one other LD who averages less ice time.

GOLDEN KNIGHTS INJURY AT LEFT WING

Max Pacioretty is listed as questionable on the injury list. With an average of 12 TOI, LW Tomas Nosek could see a significant increase in time on ice. Nosek's DK salary is $2.9K and his FD Salary is 3.2K. He averages 0.48 FD pts per minute and 0.14 DK pts per minute. William Carrier averages 10 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. He averages 0.14 DraftKings points and 0.47 FanDuel points per minute. These averages with more minutes could translate to being a good play at $3.2 on FanDuel and $2.7 on DraftKings. Another LW who could be in for a big night is Oscar Lindberg (11 TOI).

FLYERS INJURY AT RIGHT WING

Wayne Simmonds is questionable. Dale Weise is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 12 minutes. Weise's DK salary is $2.8K and his FD Salary is 3.5K. He averages 0.4 FD pts per minute and 0.11 DK pts per minute.

COYOTES INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 14 TOI.

Adin Hill is the probable starting goalie today. Antti Raanta is the normal starter and he is questionable. Michael Grabner averages 14 TOI, 0.61 FD points per minute and 0.17 DK points per minute at left wing. Grabner averages the third most time on ice (14) among team left wings. There is just one other LW who averages less ice time.

PANTHERS INJURY AT CENTER

Nick Bjugstad is questionable. Bjugstad averages the third most time on ice (14) among team centers. There is just one other C who averages less ice time.

FLAMES INJURY AT LEFT DEFENSMAN

Juuso Valimaki averages 14 TOI, 0.38 FD points per minute and 0.12 DK points per minute at left defensemen. Valimaki averages the third most time on ice (14) among team Left Defensemen.

PENGUINS INJURY AT RIGHT WING

Dominik Simon is listed as questionable on the injury list. Simon averages the fourth most time on ice (12) among team right wings. We do not expect his absence to have a major impact on the other right wings' fantasy value.

December 7 Injury Report

JETS INJURIES: 3 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 60 TOI.

Josh Morrissey (22.5 TOI, 0.41 FD per min, 0.12 DK per min) and Joe Morrow (13.6 TOI, 0.41 FD per min, 0.12 DK per min) are Jets Left Defensemen listed as questionable or out. With an average of 10 TOI, LD Nelson Nogier could see a significant increase in time on ice. Cameron Schilling averages 12 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Dustin Byfuglien averages 24 TOI, 0.56 FD points per minute and 0.15 DK points per minute at right defensemen. With an average of 12 TOI, RD Sami Niku could see a significant increase in time on ice.

BLUES INJURIES: 3 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 54 TOI.

Robby Fabbri (13.5 TOI, 0.39 FD per min, 0.11 DK per min) and Alexander Steen (16.3 TOI, 0.39 FD per min, 0.11 DK per min) are Blues left wings listed as questionable or out. Zachary Sanford is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 11 minutes. David Perron averages 16 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Another LW who could be in for a big night is Patrick Maroon (14 TOI). Another LW who could be in for a big night is Jordan Nolan (9 TOI). Alex Pietrangelo averages 24 TOI, 0.55 FD points per minute and 0.15 DK points per minute at right defensemen. With an average of 14 TOI, RD Robert Bortuzzo could see an increase in time on ice. Averaging 14 TOI, Chris Butler could also see an increase in time on ice. Another RD who could be in for a big night is Jordan Schmaltz (11 TOI).

HURRICANES INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 35 TOI.

Jordan Staal averages 20 TOI, 0.5 FD points per minute and 0.14 DK points per minute at center. Victor Rask is positioned for an uptick in ice time. He averages 15 minutes. Lucas Wallmark averages 14 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Another C who could be in for a big night is Clark Bishop (8 TOI). Micheal Ferland averages 15 TOI, 0.67 FD points per minute and 0.18 DK points per minute at left wing. With an average of 14 TOI, LW Brock McGinn could see a significant increase in time on ice. Andrei Svechnikov averages 14 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Another LW who could be in for a big night is Warren Foegele (14 TOI).

OILERS INJURY AT LEFT WING

Drake Caggiula averages 14 TOI, 0.53 FD points per minute and 0.15 DK points per minute at left wing. Caggiula averages the second most time on ice (14) among team left wings. There are 2 other left wings who average less ice time.

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