NHL DFS: The Point Shot – 9/21 Preseason

*Note – These write-ups will be more detailed during the regular season as skater lines, data, and other factors are more clearcut.


Games On the Slate

Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals

Montreal Canadiens at Ottawa Senators

New York Islanders at New Jersey Devils

New York Rangers at Philadelphia Flyers

Toronto Maple Leafs at Buffalo Sabres

Vegas Golden Knights at San Jose Sharks

Tampa Bay Lightning at Nashville Predators

Boston Bruins at Chicago Blackhawks

Anaheim Ducks at Arizona Coyotes


Top Goalies

Ilya Samsonov (WAS)

Confirmed to be in net for the entire game against Carolina.

Cory Schneider (NJ)

Getting the entire game tonight and should be busy.

Martin Jones (SJ)

Also expected to be in net for the whole game against Vegas.


Key Skaters

Jack Eichel (BUF)

Eichel is an elite play, especially in this format where shots on goal add increased value this year. Buffalo comes in with a pretty loaded squad tonight in a game that should see some solid scoring chances on both sides.

Patrick Kane (CHI)

Should have his way the Bruins (for the most part) “B” squad tonight. He’ll also be very popular.

Top Positional Plays


John Tavares (TOR)

Jonathan Toews (CHI)

Logan Couture (SJ)

Mathew Barzal (NYI)

Nico Hischier (NJ)

Kevin Hayes (PHI)


Mitch Marner (TOR)

Patrick Kane (CHI)

Anders Lee (NYI)

Jeff Skinner (BUF)

Claude Giroux (PHI)

Alex Debrincat (CHI)

James van Riemsdyk (PHI)

Jake Voracek (PHI)

Sam Reinhart (BUF)


Ivan Provorov (PHI)

Thomas Chabot (OTT)

Shayne Gostisbehere (PHI)

Jacob Trouba (NYR)

Duncan Keith (CHI)

Charlie McAvoy (BOS)


Line Stacks

Maple Leafs – Kapanen, Tavares, Marner

Sabres – Vesey, Eichel, Reinhart

Blackhawks – Nylander, Toews, Kane

Islanders – Lee, Barzal, Eberle


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