Fantasy Hockey

Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook — 04/22/22

The Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook will be published daily Monday through Friday as soon as the morning skates are over.

The notebook includes everything you need to know to set your lineups for the season and daily fantasy: including injuries, thrown lines and pairings, starting goalie ratings, value picks ( DFS) and insights from our DFS Premium Plan.


Key Injuries / Lineup Changes

IN

  • [MIN] Tyson Jost (lower body) is expected to return to the roster after missing three games.
  • [ARI] Bokondji Imama has been recalled from the AHL and is expected to make his NHL debut on Friday.

GAME DECISIONS

[OTT] Tim Stützle (undisclosed) is expected to play but it will be a game-time decision.

OUTSIDE

  • [CBJ] Adam Boqvist (lower body) will not play on Friday.
  • [EDM] Jesse Puljujarvi will not play on Friday due to an illness unrelated to COVID.
  • [ARI] Nick Ritchie (upper body) will miss his second straight game.
  • [ARI] Jay Beagle (lower body) was injured Wednesday and won’t play Friday.

Projected compositions

*Subject to change*

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⚠️ Game decision

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Ottawa Senators

Nyquist–Roslovic–Voracek
Robinson–Kuraly–Bjorkstrand
Johnson-Sillinger-Danforth
Bemström–Gaunce–Meyer

Bean – Peeke
Gavrikov – Blankenburg
Carlsson–Bayreuther

Tkachuk–Norris–Batherson
Formenton – Stutzle⚠️ – Brown
Gaudette–Tierney–Senyshyn
Kelly–Gambrell–Watson

Del Zotto – Harmonic
Brannström–Zub
Holden–Zaitsev

Minnesota Wild vs. Seattle Kraken

Kaprizov–Hartman–Zuccarello
Fiala–Gaudreau–Boldy
Jost⚠️ – Eriksson Ek – Bjugstad
Duhaime–Dewar–Deslauriers

Middleton–Spurgeon
Brodin-Goligoski
Merrill–Kulikov

McCann–Gourde–Kuhlman
Donato – Béniers – Eberle
Rask–Wennberg–Lind
Sprong–Shehan–Donskoy

Dunn–Larsson
Soucy Fleury
Oleksiak–Borgen

Edmonton Oilers vs. Colorado Avalanche

Kane–McDavid–Yamamoto
McLeod–Draisaitl–HYman
Foegele–Nugent-Hopkins–Ryan
Russel–Shore–Kassian

Nurse – Ceci
Keith Bouchard
Koulak–Barrie

Lehkonen–MacKinnon–Nichushkin
Burakovsky–Kadri–Compher
Meyers-Sturm-Newhook
Cogliano–Barre–O’Connor

Byram–Makar
Girard Manson
MacDermid–J. Johnson

Arizona Coyotes vs. Washington Capitals

Ladd–Hayton–Schmaltz
Carcone–Smith–Kessel
Roussel–McBain–Boyd
Imama–Galchenyuk–Eriksson

Capobianco – Gostisbehere
Stralman-Moser
Dineen–Koliachonok

Ovechkin–Kuznetsov–Wilson
Johansson–Backstrom–Sheary
Mantha–Eller–Oshie
Larsson–Dowd–Hathaway

Fehervary–Carlson
Orlov–Jensen
Van Riemsdyk–Schultz

Choice of daily value

C – Ryan McLeod (EDM) – $2,500
F – Kailer Yamamoto (EDM) – $2,700
D – Justin Schultz (WSH) – $2,500

Highest Optimizer Projections

C – Nathan MacKinnon (COL) – $9,400
F – Alex Ovechkin (WSH) – $8,400
D – John Carlson (WSH) – $6,700

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5v5 DFS score:

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5.MIN1 (+3.47)

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