NHL DFS Breakdown (2/26)

Hello everyone, Hope your Monday isn’t treating you too bad! Tonight, we have a 5 game slate and some pretty solid matchups. Lock is at 7:00 PM ET/6:00 PM CT. I will list my top plays, good plays, and value plays for tonight’s games and if you want further details on plays then you need to be in our slack chat! Here are the 5 matchups tonight and their start times (Eastern Time):

WAS@ CLS 7:00pm
PHI@ MON 7:30pm
TOR@ TB 7:30pm
VAN@ COL 9:00pm
VGK@ LA 10:30pm

Last night, the article was pretty spot on for most plays and the day before that it was incredible. Let’s continue that tonight as well. My favorite matchups tonight are VAN@COL and VGK@LA. At the end of the article, I will put down my favorite line stacks for the night. Now let’s move into the plays of the day!


Top Center Plays:

Brayden Point vs Toronto Maple Leafs

Projection-16.2 FD/4 DK

Nathan MacKinnon vs Vancouver Canucks

Projection-21 FD/6 DK

William Karlsson @ Los Angeles Kings

Projection-14.7 FD/3.5 DK

Nolan Patrick @ Montreal Canadiens

Projection-11 with chance for upwards of 16 FD/3 DK-5 DK

Good Center Plays:

Steven Stamkos vs Toronto Maple Leafs

Projection-17 FD/4.5 DK

Nazem Kadri @ Tampa Bay Lightning

Projection-12.8 FD/3.5 DK

Value Center Plays:

Lars Eller @ Columbus Blue Jackets

Projection-9.2 FD/2 DK

Charles Hudon vs Philadelphia Flyer

Projection-10 FD/2 DK


Top Winger Plays:

Nikita Kucherov vs Toronto Maple Leafs

Projection-20.7 FD/5.5 DK

Claude Giroux @ Montreal Canadiens

Projection-18.6 FD/4.5 DK

Reilly Smith @ Los Angeles Kings

Projection-19 FD/5 DK

Good Winger Plays

Alex Ovechkin @ Columbus Blue Jackets

Projection-19.3 FD/5 DK

Jonathan Marchessault @ Los Angeles Kings

Projection-17 FD/4 DK

Gabriel Landeskog vs Vancouver Canucks

Projection-12.9 FD/3 DK

Value Winger Plays:

Jeff Carter vs Vegas Golden Knights

Projection-14 FD points (Listed as a Center on FD though)/2.5 DK (Winger)

Boone Jenner vs Washington Capitals

Projection-10.4 FD/3 DK


Top Defenseman Plays:

Victor Hedman vs Toronto Maple Leafs

Projection-15.4 FD/5 DK

Shayne Gostisbehere @ Montreal Canadiens

Projection-14.2 FD/4.5 DK

Tyson Barrie vs Vancouver Canucks

Projection-13.8 FD/4.5 DK

Good Defenseman Plays:

John Carlson @ Columbus Blue Jackets

Projection-12.2 FD/4 DK

Jeff Petry vs Philadelphia Flyers

Projection-11.9 FD/3.5 DK

Value Defenseman Plays:

Brayden McNabb @ Los Angeles Kings (Revenge Game)

Projection-11 FD/3 DK

Nikita Zadorov vs Vancouver Canucks

Projection-6.6 FD/2 DK

Derrick Pouliot @ Colorado Avalanche

Projection-8 FD/2.5 DK


Top Goalie Plays:

Petr Mrazek @ Montreal Canadiens

Projection-24 FD/5.6 DK

Semyon Varlamov vs Vancouver Canucks

Projection-26 FD/6.9 DK

Good Goalie Plays:

Marc-Andre Fleury @ Los Angeles Kings

Projection-20.6 FD/5.2 DK

Value Goalie Plays:

Mrazek and Varlamov are both value plays tonight because of their prices.


My Favorite GPP Stacks Tonight:
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This article is meant to help you put together your lineup for the slate. If this helps you out tonight please post your winnings on twitter and tag me @DFSDevotee and @FanCaveDFS
Thanks for reading and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me on twitter!

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