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Saturday’s schedule, which focuses on interleague play, will see Wild visit Boston and New Jersey to pick up the Sharks at 1:00 p.m. In all, he has 13 games, and such a schedule poses a challenge for every stripe’s fantasy his manager, big or small in the league. With so many players in action and a limited number of lineup his slots, decisions are looming large over who to sit and who to play. Hopefully the following helps.

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Favorable Scoring Matchup

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With a 3-1 record and 5th in league scoring, the Sabers have amassed a total of 10 goals through recent stops in Edmonton and Calgary. Why should we expect a reduction in the onslaught against the still unwinnable Canucks rather than stingy? Until Vancouver resolves its defensive problems, the productive members of the opposition should often be considered fantasy favorites, with hot Alex Touch and rookie forward JJ Peterka on Saturday in Buffalo. including.

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Assuming Brian Elliott starts the second in Tampa’s winning streak, Matthew Verzal and Co. are in a good position to rebound after Thursday’s disastrous loss to the Devils.John Cooper’s crew is by no means underprepared, but they may be less completely Primed after leaving many on the ice against state rivals at Sunrise on Friday. Additionally, with Ryan McDonagh moving to Nashville, Tampa ranks his 20th in goals allowed this year.

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Aside from an unusual win in Toronto, the Coyotes have been exceptionally, and understandably, porous. Even factoring in his 4-2 win on Monday, Arizona is giving up his average of 5.00 goals per game. Scoring three games in a row, roster candidate Shane expands his Ottawa assets, including Pinto, to indulge in fantasy fun.

Mid-tier fantasy forward

Ondrej Palat, F, New Jersey Devils (58.7%): That’s better. After a sluggish start, Palat has three goals he has to show in the last two games against the Islanders and the Ducks. If Nico Hischier’s winger can pass his Ilya Sorokin to put the pair in the pot, he can certainly score against the Sharks. It’s also worth noting that Hissia and Jesper Bratt assisted in both tallies for Palat on Thursday.



Ondrej Palat’s second goal of the game in the third period padded the Devil’s lead.

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  • Zach Hyman, F, Edmonton Oilers (67.7%)

  • Braden Shen, F, St. Louis Blues (59.5%)

  • TJ Oshie, F, Washington Capitals (53.0%)

  • Nino Niederreiter, RW/LW, Nashville Predators (60.5%)

  • Chandler Stephenson, C/RW, Las Vegas Golden Knights (57.4%)

  • Martin Nekas, F, Carolina Hurricanes (32.1%)

Deep League/Daily Fantasy Value Forward

Nicholas Robertson, F, Toronto Maple Leafs (5.4%): How is your debut? After missing the first few games in Toronto, Robertson exploded in a pair that included an overtime game winner in his 3-2 victory over his older brother the Stars on Thursday. With his play in the Leafs Top 6 and Power in Winnipeg, expect the 21-year-old to have a very good chance of competing and producing again.

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  • Cole Parfetti, F, Winnipeg Jets (10.9%)

  • Anthony Mantha, F, Washington Capitals (14.6%)

  • Gabriel Bilardi, F, LA Kings (27.0%)

  • Jeff Carter, F, Pittsburgh Penguins (6.2%)

  • Kevin Hayes, F, Philadelphia Flyers (8.1%)

mid-tier fantasy defenseman

Winnipeg Jets Neil Pionk (65.1%): Pionque shone as the lone beacon in Thursday’s 5-2 loss in Vegas, scoring a goal and adding an assist. He also won a pair the day before in Colorado. Ride the Jets defender while he’s in the productive groove.

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Deep League/Daily Fantasy Value Defenseman

Karen Addison, Minnesota Wild (9.5%): The 22-year-old, who underpins Wild’s top power play, has six assists in his last three games, four of which have included an extra skater. Still unpopular among most managers, Addison has the potential to be underrated in one of his first games in Boston on Saturday, especially in his fantasy competition Dale.

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Mackenzie Blackwood, New Jersey Devils (2.9%): With back-to-back wins against the Ducks and Islanders in a mini-roll that allowed only three goals in total, Blackwood stands to earn their first shutout of the season against a team of low-scoring Sharks. Thunder Bay native is my favorite streaming/DFS goalie option if actually tapping him redo Vitek Vanecek.

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Tristan Jarry (98.3%): Penguin’s No. 1 is red-hot, boasting .952 SV% and a 1.67 GAA in three starts. Despite this successful early run, the Blues, who are averaging only 2.80 goals per game, don’t expect the Jackets to come to a sudden halt against his team.

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Montreal Canadiens: Dallas netminder Jake Ettinger has given up one singular goal in each of his last three games. In addition to Cole Caufield and Nick Suzuki, see his assets scoring on the NHL’s other rosters to fill his Fantasy lineup on Saturday. If you have a choice.

Jordan Binnington, St. Louis Blues (84.6%): Expected to perform well in the first two games of the season, the Blues’ No. 1 rose to the occasion. I’m less optimistic about Conor McDavid and his prospects for Edmonton’s Oilers, Binnington closing out with a 4.96 GAA and .849 SV% after his three contests with Oil in 2021-22 I was. There are more attractive goaltending options on Saturday. McDavid and Draisaitl scored a total of 18 points in 4 contests.

Alexandar Georgiev, Colorado Avalanche (83.3%): Saturday’s visit to Vegas will be Georgiev’s toughest test of the season. Honestly, I don’t like this new Avalanche No. 1 fantasy his matchup. The Knights offense is picking up momentum, and Colorado has many nights prepping for his second game. Who else should you choose on the net?

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Sunday’s Favorable Scoring Matchup

Detroit Red Wings: The Red Wings have plenty of time to recover from Friday’s game in Chicago and battle the Ducks. Anaheim so far he has given up an average of 4.40 goals per game.

New York Rangers: Did the well-rested Rangers at home get out of Saturday’s ramp with the Penguins against an exhausted Columbus team? Yes please!

Philadelphia Flyers: Of the two moving teams to play back-to-back, they favor the Flyers’ fantasy assets, especially their scoring variety, against San Jose’s defense and goaltending.