With 3 Injured Starting Goalies, Who Will Benefit?

November 8 Injury Report

CANADIENS INJURIES: 3 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 48 TOI.

Paul Byron averages 14 TOI, 0.53 FD points per minute and 0.15 DK points per minute at left wing. Byron averages the third most time on ice (14) among team left wings. There is just one other LW who averages less ice time. Joel Armia averages 16 TOI, 0.56 FD points per minute and 0.16 DK points per minute at right wing. Andrew Shaw is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 12 minutes. Shaw is priced at $3.3K on FanDuel and $2.7 on DraftKings. He averages 0.51 FD pts per minute and 0.14 DK pts per minute. Averaging 11 TOI, Charles Hudon could also see a significant increase in time on ice. He averages 0.18 DraftKings points and 0.63 FanDuel points per minute. These averages with more minutes could translate to being a good play at his prices ($3DK, $3.4 FD). 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. Another RW who could be in for a big night is Nikita Scherbak (13 TOI). Noah Juulsen averages 18 TOI, 0.33 FD points per minute and 0.1 DK points per minute at right defensemen. Juulsen averages the third most time on ice (18) among team Right Defensemen.

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STARS INJURIES: 3 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 41 TOI.

Brett Ritchie averages 9 TOI, 0.44 FD points per minute and 0.13 DK points per minute at right wing. Ritchie averages the fifth most time on ice (9) among team right wings. We do not expect his absence to have a major impact on the other right wings' fantasy value. Connor Carrick (14.9 TOI, 0.43 FD per min, 0.12 DK per min) and Marc Methot (17.2 TOI, 0.43 FD per min, 0.12 DK per min) are Stars Left Defensemen listed as questionable or out. Esa Lindell is positioned for an uptick in ice time. He averages 24 minutes. Lindell is priced at $4.2K on FanDuel and $4 on DraftKings. He averages 0.38 FD pts per minute and 0.11 DK pts per minute. Miro Heiskanen averages 22 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Heiskanen's DK salary is $4.4K and his FD Salary is 3.9K. He averages 0.41 FD pts per minute and 0.12 DK pts per minute. Another LD who could be in for a big night is Dillon Heatherington (10 TOI). When you factor for his 0.29 FD and 0.09 DK per minute averages Heatherington could be a solid play at his prices ($2.5DK, $3.5 FD).

LIGHTNING INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 41 TOI.

Ondrej Palat averages 16 TOI, 0.62 FD points per minute and 0.17 DK points per minute at left wing. J.T. Miller is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 15 minutes. When you factor for his 0.6 FD and 0.16 DK per minute averages Miller could be a solid play at his prices ($4.7DK, $4.9 FD). Adam Erne averages 10 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Erne is priced at $3.5K on FanDuel and $2.8 on DraftKings. He averages 0.14 DraftKings pts per minute and 0.51 FanDuel pts per minute. Victor Hedman averages 25 TOI, 0.54 FD points per minute and 0.15 DK points per minute at left defensemen. With an average of 11 TOI, LD Slater Koekkoek could see a significant increase in time on ice. He averages 0.15 DraftKings points and 0.51 FanDuel points per minute. These averages with more minutes could translate to being a good play at $3.5 on FanDuel and $3.6 on DraftKings.

CANUCKS INJURIES: 3 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 35 TOI.

Jacob Markstrom is expected to start today. Anders Nilsson is the normal starter and he is out. Brandon Sutter averages 17 TOI, 0.45 FD points per minute and 0.13 DK points per minute at center. Sutter averages the third most time on ice (17) among team centers. There are 2 other centers who average less ice time. Brock Boeser averages 18 TOI, 0.82 FD points per minute and 0.22 DK points per minute at right wing. Loui Eriksson is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 13 minutes. Eriksson's DK salary is $3K and his FD Salary is 4K. He averages 0.52 FD pts per minute and 0.15 DK pts per minute. Averaging 13 TOI, Jake Virtanen could also see a significant increase in time on ice. When you factor for his 0.56 FD and 0.16 DK per minute averages Virtanen could be a solid play at $3.9 on FanDuel and $3.5 on DraftKings. Another RW who could be in for a big night is Tyler Motte (14 TOI). Motte's DK salary is $2.6K and his FD Salary is 3.6K. He averages 0.43 FD pts per minute and 0.12 DK pts per minute. Another RW who could be in for a big night is Brendan Leipsic (13 TOI). Leipsic is priced at $3.2K on FanDuel and $2.7 on DraftKings. He averages 0.51 FD pts per minute and 0.14 DK pts per minute.

GOLDEN KNIGHTS INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 34 TOI.

Erik Haula averages 16 TOI, 0.63 FD points per minute and 0.17 DK points per minute at center. Haula averages the third most time on ice (16) among team centers. There are 2 other centers who average less ice time. Deryk Engelland is questionable. Engelland averages the third most time on ice (18) among team Right Defensemen. There is just one other RD who averages less ice time.

WILD INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 26 TOI.

Matt Hendricks (8.9 TOI, 0.46 FD per min, 0.13 DK per min) and Eric Staal (17.5 TOI, 0.46 FD per min, 0.13 DK per min) are Wild centers listed as questionable or out. With an average of 19 TOI, C Mikko Koivu could see an increase in time on ice. Koivu is priced at $5.3K on FanDuel and $3.9 on DraftKings. He averages 0.53 FD pts per minute and 0.15 DK pts per minute. Joel Eriksson Ek averages 12 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Eriksson Ek's DK salary is $3.4K and his FD Salary is 3.2K. He averages 0.13 DraftKings pts per minute and 0.44 FanDuel pts per minute. Another C who could be in for a big night is Eric Fehr (12 TOI). He averages 0.14 DraftKings points and 0.51 FanDuel points per minute. These averages with more minutes could translate to being a good play at his prices ($3DK, $3 FD).

COYOTES INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 20 TOI.

Darcy Kuemper is the probable starting goalie today. Antti Raanta is the normal starter and he is out. Alex Goligoski is listed as questionable on the injury list. With an average of 11 TOI, LD Dakota Mermis could see a significant increase in time on ice.

SHARKS INJURY AT LEFT WING

Tomas Hertl averages 18 TOI, 0.65 FD points per minute and 0.18 DK points per minute at left wing. Barclay Goodrow is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 10 minutes. When you factor for his 0.53 FD and 0.15 DK per minute averages Goodrow could be a solid play at his prices ($2.7DK, $3 FD). Averaging 11 TOI, Melker Karlsson could also see a significant increase in time on ice. Karlsson is priced at $3.4K on FanDuel and $2.5 on DraftKings. He averages 0.44 FD pts per minute and 0.13 DK pts per minute.

SENATORS INJURY AT CENTER

Zack Smith averages 16 TOI, 0.4 FD points per minute and 0.11 DK points per minute at center. Smith averages the fourth 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.

KINGS INJURY AT RIGHT DEFENSEMAN

Paul LaDue is listed as questionable on the injury list. LaDue averages the fourth most time on ice (14) 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.

ISLANDERS INJURY AT LEFT WING

Matt Martin averages 10 TOI, 0.57 FD points per minute and 0.16 DK points per minute at left wing. Martin averages the fourth most time on ice (10) among team left wings. We do not expect his absence to have a major impact on the other left wings' fantasy value.

FLYERS INJURY AT GOALIE

Calvin Pickard is expected to start today. Michal Neuvirth is the normal starter and he is out.

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RED WINGS INJURIES: 4 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 65 TOI.

Frans Nielsen averages 16 TOI, 0.52 FD points per minute and 0.15 DK points per minute at center. Luke Glendening is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 14 minutes. Averaging 12 TOI, Jacob De La Rose could also see a significant increase in time on ice. Andreas Athanasiou (15.9 TOI, 0.62 FD per min, 0.17 DK per min) and Thomas Vanek (12.9 TOI, 0.62 FD per min, 0.17 DK per min) are Red Wings right wings listed as questionable or out. With an average of 14 TOI, RW Darren Helm could see an increase in time on ice. Tyler Bertuzzi averages 15 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Another RW who could be in for a big night is Michael Rasmussen (13 TOI). Jonathan Ericsson averages 19 TOI, 0.26 FD points per minute and 0.08 DK points per minute at right defensemen. Ericsson averages the third most time on ice (19) among team Right Defensemen.

BLUES INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 37 TOI.

Brayden Schenn averages 18 TOI, 0.68 FD points per minute and 0.18 DK points per minute at center. Robert Thomas is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 9 minutes. Ivan Barbashev averages 10 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Jay Bouwmeester averages 19 TOI, 0.32 FD points per minute and 0.1 DK points per minute at right defensemen. Jordan Schmaltz is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 11 minutes.

RANGERS INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 34 TOI.

Mats Zuccarello averages 19 TOI, 0.59 FD points per minute and 0.16 DK points per minute at right wing. With an average of 14 TOI, RW Pavel Buchnevich could see a significant increase in time on ice. Ryan Spooner averages 12 TOI and is also poised for a bigger than average night. Another RW who could be in for a big night is Vinni Lettieri (11 TOI). Adam McQuaid averages 15 TOI, 0.34 FD points per minute and 0.1 DK points per minute at right defensemen. McQuaid averages the fourth most time on ice (15) among team Right Defensemen. We do not expect his absence to have a major impact on the other Right Defensemen' fantasy value.

AVALANCHE INJURIES: 2 PLAYERS

Skaters Combine for 28 TOI.

Sven Andrighetto (13.9 TOI, 0.58 FD per min, 0.16 DK per min) and Tyson Jost (13.5 TOI, 0.58 FD per min, 0.16 DK per min) are Avalanche left wings listed as questionable or out. Sheldon Dries is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 9 minutes. Averaging 14 TOI, Matt Nieto could also see an increase in time on ice. Another LW who could be in for a big night is Gabriel Bourque (11 TOI).

CAPITALS INJURY AT LEFT DEFENSMAN

Brooks Orpik averages 18 TOI, 0.31 FD points per minute and 0.09 DK points per minute at left defensemen. Christian Djoos is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 13 minutes.

MAPLE LEAFS INJURY AT CENTER

Auston Matthews averages 17 TOI, 0.97 FD points per minute and 0.26 DK points per minute at center. Par Lindholm is positioned for a significant uptick in ice time. He averages 14 minutes. Averaging 8 TOI, Frederik Gauthier could also see a significant increase in time on ice.

DEVILS INJURY AT RIGHT WING

Stefan Noesen averages 13 TOI, 0.56 FD points per minute and 0.16 DK points per minute at right wing. Noesen averages the fourth most time on ice (13) among team right wings. We do not expect his absence to have a major impact on the other right wings' fantasy value.

DUCKS INJURY AT RIGHT WING

Nick Ritchie averages 13 TOI, 0.5 FD points per minute and 0.14 DK points per minute at right wing. Ritchie averages the third most time on ice (13) among team right wings. There are 2 other right wings who average less ice time.

JETS INJURY AT LEFT WING

Brendan Lemieux averages 6 TOI, 0.34 FD points per minute and 0.1 DK points per minute at left wing. Lemieux averages the fifth most time on ice (6) among team left wings. We do not expect his absence to have a major impact on the other left wings' fantasy value.

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