Hot Pucking Stacks 8/20

Hot Pucking Stacks 8/20
8/20/2020
Chris Robin https://twitter.com/DetroitBeastie

Today is an odd occurrence. Actually not all that odd. Just very exciting!

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are starting to take shape! A few teams have been eliminated while a few others are on the brink.

Columbus, Carolina and Arizona have all been eliminated. While Montréal, Washington, Calgary and St. Louis all face elimination their next game.

Which brings us to tonight! The Islanders are up 3-1 in their series with the Capitals. While The Dallas Stars are looking to move on and end Calgary’s season tonight!

At this point my for love and excitement for hockey is very clear! It gets even more intense during an elimination game! NYI are up 3-1 in their series with WSH. DAL is up 3-2 in their respective series with CGY!

NYI (2.5) @ WSH (2.6) O/U 5.0

DAL (2.6) @ CGY (2.5) O/U 5.0

As you can see above the Caps and Flames are playing for their playoff lives tonight. Teams with nothing to lose and their back against the wall are very dangerous!

My DFS bread and butter has always been small two game slates! Enough fooling around! Here’s what I’m into tonight!

WASHINGTON 1

Alexander Ovechkin L1 & PP1 & PP2
Tom Wilson L1 & PP1
Evgeny Kuznetsov L1 & PP1

WASHINGTON Power Play 1

Alexander Ovechkin PP1 & PP2 & L1
Tom Wilson PP1 & L1
Evgeny Kuznetsov PP1 & L1
TJ Oshie PP1 & L2
John Carlson (D) PP1 & L1

NEW YORK ISLANDERS 1

Anthony Beavillier L2 & PP1
Brock Nelson L2 & PP1
Josh Bailey L2 & PP1

The Islanders have been a favorite stack for me all season and especially in the playoffs. Then are mean, gritty and very well coached! Barry Trotz is an outstanding hockey coach. He knows how to win and he has the respect of his players in turn, they play hard for him! Varlamov has been fantastic in goal too. He’s had a sub 2 GAA this postseason.

Washington is a championship team. Ovi is one of the best hockey players of all time and more times then not, the best player on the ice each night. The Caps are down right now but not out! This team can get hot and when they do it’s bad news for New York. WSH can score in bunches! Look for the Capitals to be on fire! Like their season depends on it. I wouldn’t be surprised to see a 4-1 or 5-2 final tonight!

CALGARY 2

Andrew Manginpane L2 & PP2
Mikael Backlund L2 & PP2
Tobias Rieder L2

DALLAS Power Play 2

Corey Perry PP2 & L3
Radek Faksa PP2 & L4
Denis Gurianov PP2 & L2
Roope Hintz PP2 & L3
Miro Hesitance (D) PP2 & L2

Seven of their ten games, DAL v CGY has had five or less goals. Their last three games have averaged 4.6 goals. I have a weird feeling about this one tonight. Dallas can win and move on. Meaning it’s win or go home for the Flames tonight. I can’t stop thinking of a slow paced, grinding dump the puck and squirm in the corners all night kind of game. I love CGY2 tonight given the fact these kids only play on average 13-16 minutes a night. Going to be long and physical game. CGY2 gets major ice time tonight!

Looking at the Dallas side of things I like the idea of their second power play unit. In turn we’re also getting exposure to three of their four lines. I honestly don’t expect many goals scored at even strength tonight. This is going to be my kind of game! DAL sneaks one or two in on the PP tonight! Their SECOND unit!

Make sure to keep an eye out for an updated line closer to lock! 8p EST!

FD 8/20 Main 8p EST

Here are two of my sample lines I’m going to use this afternoon! Keep in mind these lines are for entertainment purposes! Please play responsible!

DK 8/20 Main 8p EST

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Hot Pucking Stacks 2/18/20 (TWO free lines)

We’ve hit a bit of a snag the last few days! It happens right? Still been able to grab some green in smaller cash games barely! Any good DFS player would tell you in comes in waves! It’s not always sunshine and rainbows!

So lets stay the course and get right back into it tonight!

The hockey schedule is broken down into three separate slates!

7p Main (7 games)
730p Express (2 games)
8p After Hours (3 games)

PITTSBURGH 2

Jared McCann L2 & PP2
Evgeni Malkin L2 & PP1
Bryan Rust L2 & PP1

Penguins are hot as a pistol right now! Winning 10 of their last 14 games. Pittsburgh is scoring 3.3 goals a games and converting on a 20.1% on the power play! Rust leads the team in goals (22), Malkin in assists (44) and Kris Letang with 149 SOG. Penguins have allowed 3 or less goals in 12 of their last 14 games. Toronto comes to Pittsburgh tonight and they haven’t played well being the underdog. The Maple Leafs are also 4-10 their last 14 games in Pittsburgh. They are at home and have been piling up points recently. Hard for me to get away from PIT2 tonight.

WINNIPEG 2

Patrik Laine L2 & PP1
Blake Wheeler L2 & PP1
Kyle Connor L2 & PP1

The Jets are averaging 2.9 goals a game. Kyle Connor leads the team in goals (29). While Blake Wheeler has accumulated 156 SOG. The Kings are in Winnipeg tonight having lost 10 of the past 13 games. The Kings have allowed 3 or more goals in 6 of their last 7 games. LA is also only 4-10 their last 14 in WPG. This second line is averaging 19+ minutes a line as well as the top power play unit. The Jets have the momentum and come away with a 4-2, 5-1 win.

ST LOUIS 2

Zach Sanford L2 & PP2
Robert Thomas L2 & PP2
David Perron L2 & PP1

David Perron leads the team in goals (23) and the Blues are just more talented. New Jersey is 0-7 their last 7 games in St. Louis. It’s quite clear that the Blues have the upper hand at home tonight. The over/under sits at 6 while the Blues are projected at 3.5 goals and 73% chance to win tonight. I wouldn’t mind some of B. Schenn and J. Schwartz from STL1 in an After Hours line!

PHILADELPHIA 2

Joel Farabee L2 & PP2
Kevin Hayes L2 PP2
Travis Konecny L2 & PP1

Columbus comes to the Wells Fargo center tonight on a five game losing streak. Travis Konecny leads the team in goals (19) and the Flyers have been playing more stout on defense recently having killed off 82.6% of their penalties. CBJ has grit but Philly is great at home! Look for PHI to win here 3-2 or 4-2.

NASHVILLE 2

Filip Forsberg L2 & PP1
Matt Duchene L2 & PP2
Kyle Turris L2 & PP1

Nashville is riding a 3 game winning streak and Carolina comes to town. Carolina is 2-6 their last 8 road games and they aren’t the same team on the road as they are at home. The over/under here tonight is at 6 and giving the slight advantage to NSH.

MONTREAL 2

Jonathan Drouin L2 & PP1
Nick Suzuki L2 & PP2
Joel Armia L2 & PP1

Both teams have been giving up 4-5 goals a game during each teams losing streak. The Wings are awful and I know I’ve told you to always stack against Detroit. So why would we get away from that tonight?

Main 2-18

Here are sample lines for Main, Express and After Hours! Hang tight for an updated After Hours closer to the 8p lock!

After Hours 2-18

Please play responsibility and know these lines are to be used for entertainment purposes!

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