Fantasy HockeyFront OfficeJosh Kay

2013 Fantasy Hockey Daily Fantasy Sports Fix: Tuesday, December 10th

We at the Fix are absolutely on fire with our Daily Fantasy Hockey picks. In the last two days, yours truly has cashed in 10 of 11 events entered, including yesterday where I bagged five first place finishes in each of the five events I entered. In the last two days I have put in inputs of $13 worth of entry fees into events, and come out with a $60 profit.

Lets get into it: we hope we can bring you home some cash!

The Games:

Ottawa Senators @ Buffalo Sabres: Confirmed Goalies:

Ottawa- Robin Lehner (4-6-2, 2.49 GAA, .930 Save Pct.) confirmed by @allenpanzeri2

Buffalo- Ryan Miller (5-16-0, 3.05 GAA, .917 Save Pct.) confirmed by @BNHarrington

Our pick- Ottawa

New Jersey Devils @ Columbus Blue Jackets: Confirmed Goalies:

New Jersey- Martin Brodeur (8-7-2, 2.29 GAA, .905 Save Pct.) confirmed by @TGfireandice

Columbus- Curtis McElhinney (2-4-1, 2.03 GAA, .932 Save Pct.) confirmed by @BlueJacketsNHL

Our pick- New Jersey

Tampa Bay Lightning @ Washington Capitals: Confirmed Goalies:

Tampa Bay- Ben Bishop (15-5-1, 1.98 GAA, .934 Save Pct.) confirmed by @MissyZielinski

Washington- Braden Holtby (13-9-1, 2.71 GAA, .923 Save Pct.) confirmed by @VogsCaps

Our pick- Washington

Los Angeles Kings @ Montreal Canadiens: Confirmed Goalies:

Los Angeles- 

Montreal- Carey Price (14-8-2, 1.95 GAA, .938 Save Pct.) confirmed by

Our pick- Los Angeles

Detroit Red Wings @ Florida Panthers: Confirmed Goalies:

Detroit- Jimmy Howard (6-8-6, 2.70 GAA, .909 Save Pct.) confirmed by @AnsarKhanMLive

Florida- Tim Thomas (8-10-1, 2.81 GAA, .908 Save Pct.) confirmed by @GeorgeRichards

Our pick- Detroit

Nashville Predators @ New York Rangers: Confirmed Goalies:

Nashville- Carter Hutton (4-3-1, 3.26 GAA, .894 Save Pct.) confirmed by @JoshuaCooper

New York- Henrik Lundqvist (9-12-1, 2.58 GAA, .941 Save Pct.) confirmed by @NYRangers

Our pick- New York

St. Louis Blues @ Winnipeg Jets: Confirmed Goalies:

St. Louis- Brian Elliot (4-1-1, 2.18 GAA, .915 Save Pct.) confirmed by @NormSanders

Winnipeg- Ondrej Pavalec (10-11-3, 2.76 GAA, .914 Save Pct.) confirmed by @WiebeSunSports

Our pick- St. Louis

Chicago Blackhawks @ Dallas Stars: Confirmed Goalies:

Chicago- Antti Raanta (3-0-1, 2.16 GAA, .922 Save Pct.) confirmed by @marklazerus

Dallas- Kari Lehtonen (11-5-5, 2.25 GAA, .926 Save Pct.) confirmed by @DallasStars

Our pick- Chicago

Phoenix Coyotes @ Colorado Avalanche: Confirmed Goalies:

Phoenix- Mike Smith (13-6-5, 3.01 GAA, .911 Save Pct.) confirmed by

Colorado- Semyon Varlamov (13-7-0, 2.43 GAA, .923 Save Pct.) confirmed by @Avalanche

Our pick- Phoenix

Boston Bruins @ Calgary Flames: Confirmed Goalies:

Boston- Tuukka Rask (15-7-2, 1.91 GAA, .934 Save Pct.) confirmed by

Calgary- Reto Berra (4-6-2, 3.28 GAA, .894 Save Pct.) confirmed by @Fan960Steinberg

Our pick- Boston

Carolina Hurricanes @ Edmonton Oilers: Confirmed Goalies:

Carolina- Cam Ward (5-5-4, 2.91 GAA, .906 Save Pct.) confirmed by

Edmonton- Devan Dubnyk (8-12-2, 3.24 GAA, .893 Save Pct.) confirmed by

Our pick- Edmonton

New York Islanders @ San Jose Sharks: Confirmed Goalies:

New York- Kevin Poulin (3-11-0, 3.15 GAA, .888 Save Pct.) confirmed by

San Jose- Antti Niemi (16-5-5, 2.30 GAA, .914 Save Pct.) confirmed by

Our pick- San Jose

Daily Fantasy Hockey Picks:

Center:

Our pick- Logan Couture– San Jose Sharks | $7,500 | vs. NYI: The Ducks beat the Islanders 5-2 last night after a glorious performance late in the 2nd period, and domination in the third period. The Islanders started off strong, getting out to a 2-1 lead early on. However, The one-dimensional nature of the Islanders roster (being a one line team) kicked in eventually, and the Ducks ran away with it. Expect a blowout in this one.

Center/Utility Alternate Options

Luxury pick ($7,500+) Range: Logan Couture

$5,900-$7,400 Range: Jason Spezza– Ottawa Senators | $6,100 | @ BUF: According to the Ottawa Senators twitter feed, Spezza will be skating tonight with Clarke MacArthur and Bobby Ryan on the first line. This is one of the biggest no-brainer picks if you want to go this price range route.

Mid-level $4,900-$5,900 Range: Joe Pavelski– San Jose Sharks | $5,900 | vs. NYI: Same old trick, going with Sharks tonight is easily the best decision you can make.

$3,600-$4,800 Range: Kyle Turris– Ottawa Senators | $4,600 | @ BUF: Turris isn’t going to be skating with Bobby Ryan tonight, as mentioned earlier, but he’s still an amazing player. He’ll be lacing them up tonight with Milan Michalek and Erik Condra.

Bargain Bin ($3,500 and under) Range: Joakim Anderson- Detroit Red Wings | $2,800 | @ FLA: According to @AnsarKhanMLive, the Wings are going with Anderson on a line with Gustav Nyquist and Tomas TatarThose are two very talented young players that will be skating with Anderson. If you need a cheap option, he’s your man.

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Left Wing:

Our pick- Bobby Ryan- Ottawa Senators | $5,800 | @ BUF: Ryan has been amazing with Kyle Turris, and now he moves up to the first line against a horrid Buffalo team. Roll him out there.

LW/Utility Alternate Options:

Luxury ($7,500+) Range: Jeff Skinner– Carolina Hurricanes | $7,600 | @ EDM: If Carolina scores it will be the Skinner – Eric StaalTuomo Ruutu line that does it. If the number one lines match up with each other like we expect them to, Skinner will draw lazy right winger Nail Yakupov as his matchup. Few matchups are better for your prospects of getting a goal.

$5,900-$7,400 Range: Patrick Marleau– San Jose Sharks | $6,900 | vs. NYI: Marleau and the Sharks are looking at a big night against a horrid Islanders team. You know what to do.

Mid-level $4,900-$5,800 Range: Bobby Ryan

$3,600-$4,800 Range: Justin Abdelkader– Detroit Red Wings | $3,800 | @ FLA: Abdelkader will be skating tonight with Stephen Weiss on the second line, in what will be an emotional return for him to Sunrise, Florida. Expect Babcock to give Weiss’s line a healthy amount of minutes as long as they are playing well.

Bargain Bin ($3,500 and under) Range: Sven Baertschi– Calgary Flames | $3,300 | vs. BOS: When we picked Trevor Smith and Nikolai Kulemin against the Bruins over the weekend, it paid dividends. Further, Peter Holland the fourth line center, provided a goal and an assist. Boston is struggling on their third and fourth lines right now given the injuries and suspension that is coming to Shawn ThorntonBaertschi is a nice sneaky play tonight.

Right Wing:

Our pick- Tommy Wingels– San Jose Sharks | $4,100 | vs. NYI: Not much else to say here, other than he’s facing the Islanders.

RW/Utility Alternate Options:

Luxury ($7,500+) Range: Patrick Kane– Chicago Blackhawks | $8,300 | @ DAL: Kane had three assists on Sunday against Florida. He’s hot right now, so if you want so spend money here, he’s the guy to do it on.

$5,900- $7,400 Range: Johan Franzen– Detroit Red Wings | $6,300 | @ FLA: Franzen has been stated to be skating with Pavel Datsyuk and Todd Bertuzzi on the first line tonight. He’s a solid choice.

Mid-level $4,900- $5,900 Range: Ryan Callahan– New York Rangers | $5,600 | vs. NSH: Expect the Rangers to win tonight against the Predators, and if Callahan’s line draws the David LegwandPatric HornqvistGabriel Bourque line, their prospects of scoring are enormous.

$3,600- $4,800 Range: Tommy Wingels

Bargain Bin ($3,500 and under) Range: Erik Condra– Ottawa Senators | $3,200 | @ BUF: As stated before, Condra is confirmed tonight to be skating with Kyle Turris and Milan Michalek. For the price, he’s a good play.

Defense:

Our pick- Justin Braun– San Jose Sharks | $3,800 | vs. NYI: Braun has been skating on the number one power-play line in San Jose. The New York Islanders penalty-kill is horrendous. Easy math.

Our pick- Marek Zidlicky– New Jersey Devils | $3,400 | @ CLS: Zidlicky is confirmed to be back in the lineup tonight, and with the Blue Jackets lacking a good penalty-kill unit, the 36-year-Czechoslovakian is a nice choice tonight.

Other suggestions:

Erik Karlsson– Ottawa Senators | $6,600 | @ BUF: 

Thomas Hickey– New York Islanders | $2,500 | @ SJ: The Islanders block a ton of shots, and for $2,500 its a shrewd, cheap choice to go with Hickey or Travis Hamonic ($3,100).

Goaltender:

Our pick- Robin Lehner– Ottawa Senators | $6,300 | @ BUF: Do we even need an alternate option here? Lehner should be started by absolutely everyone. He’s young, talented, and is the best goaltender on Ottawa right now. The Buffalo Sabres have only scored a paltry 51 goals this year, good for a 1.7 per game mark. He’s $100 more expensive than all the $6,200 options. The $6,200 options include: Carter Hutton, Reto Berra, Kevin Poulin, Martin Brodeur, Curtis McElhinney and possibly Martin JonesMcElhinney, Brodeur and Jones are intriguing, but Lehner is still the best/only option here.

Utility Picks:

We chose from three guys we mentioned earlier: Clarke MacArthur ($5,300) , Patrick Marleau ($6,900) , and Joe Thornton. ($5,800) 

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4 Comments

  1. Carl Goetz
    December 11, 2013 at 3:56 pm — Reply

    What time do the daily picks post each day?

    • December 11, 2013 at 4:04 pm — Reply

      Thanks for the question Carl, it’s a good one. We typically get it out between 4 pm and 5:30 pm.. usually at the early end of that if we can…. we like to have the most updated goaltender information possible for you every day. If you would like to get on a mailing list, for notification when the article goes up, let me know.

  2. December 11, 2013 at 4:06 pm — Reply

    We begin Daily articles this weekend

    • Carl Goetz
      December 11, 2013 at 4:42 pm — Reply

      Yes, the mailing list would be great. Thanks.

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