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NHL Plays: Wednesday

by Corey Abbott
Updated On: September 23, 2020, 11:50 am ET

NHL Plays will highlight the best and the most underrated daily fantasy options among forwards, defensemen and goaltenders.  

Please note, these players were chosen early in the day, so make sure to check Rotoworld’s player news for any lineup changes, injuries and potential changes in the crease for starting goaltenders.

Additionally, it is worth reminding everyone that with only game on the schedule that FanDuel allows you to roster five players, including a captain worth 1.5 points, with a salary cap of $55,000, while DraftKings has a salary cap of $50,000 for six players, including a captain at 1.5 times the points, and they have goaltenders as an option. 

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Captain: 

Victor Hedman (Tampa Bay) - $12,000 (FanDuel), $14,100 (DraftKings)

Hedman has compiled two goals and two assists in the last four matches. He has 13 shots on goal during that span. Hedman is coming off a two-assist effort on Monday night. He has tallied nine goals and 17 points in 21 postseason matches. Nikita Kucherov is also a great option for the captain slot. The Lightning forward leads the postseason scoring race with 28 points (six goals, 22 assists) in 21 games. 

Other Play: Nikita Kucherov (TB) - $15,000 (FanDuel), $16,800 (DraftKings)

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Utility/Flex: 

Brayden Point (Tampa Bay) - $13,500 (FanDuel), $13,500 (DraftKings) 

Point netted his 10th goal of the postseason in Game 2 on Monday night. He didn’t have a point in his last two outings, which was the longest stretch has gone without getting on the scoresheet since the NHL’s restart. Point has racked up 26 points in 19 appearances this postseason. 

Alexander Radulov (Dallas) - $14,000 (FanDuel), $11,400 (DraftKings) 

Radulov has accounted for one goal and five assists during a five-game point streak going into Wednesday’s action. He also has eight shots on target during that span and is coming off a two-helper performance in Game 2 on Monday against Tampa Bay. Radulov has eight goals and 17 points in 23 postseason contests. 

John Klingberg (Dallas) - $11,000 (FanDuel), $10,500 (DraftKings) 

Klingberg has collected six assists over a four-game point spree going into Wednesday night’s Game 3 matchup against Tampa Bay. He has provided two helpers twice during that stretch, including Monday’s 3-2 loss. Klingberg has produced three goals and 19 points across 22 postseason outings. 

Bargain Bin: Yanni Gourde (TB) - $8,500 (FanDuel), $8,700 (DraftKings), Blake Coleman (TB) - $8,000 (FanDuel), $11,100 (DraftKings) Denis Gurianov (DAL) - $7,000 (FanDuel), $9,900 (DraftKings), Tyler Johnson (TB) - $7,000 (FanDuel), $8,100 (DraftKings)

Corey Abbott

Corey Abbott is an Editor for Hockey on Rotoworld. Feel free to follow him on Twitter @CoreAbbott.