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.
Shea Theodore (Vegas) $12,500 (FanDuel), $14,100 (DraftKings)
Theodore has been the offensive catalyst for Vegas this postseason, while racking up three goals and nine assists in the last 11 games. He had an assist in Game 2 against Dallas and had a goal called back following a goaltender interference review.
Other Play: Max Pacioretty (Vegas) - $15,500 (FanDuel), $15,300 (DraftKings)
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Mark Stone (Vegas) - $14,000 (FanDuel), $13,500 (DraftKings)
Stone hasn’t picked up a point in four games, but he’s due for a breakout performance following a better performance in Game 2 against Dallas. Look for Stone to get back on track on Thursday just like William Karlsson and Max Pacioretty did when they ended their four-game scoreless slumps on Tuesday.
Paul Stastny (Vegas) - $9,000 (FanDuel), $8,100 (DraftKings)
Stastny has generated two goals and two assists in his last three outings. He was the offensive standout in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final with one goal and one helper in a 3-0 victory. If the Golden Knights stick with the same lineup combinations for Game 3 then Stastny has the additional benefit of playing alongside Pacioretty.
John Klingberg (Dallas) - $9,500 (FanDuel), $9,600 (DraftKings)
Klingberg has the only goal of the series so far for Dallas and he has three points, including two assists, in the last three contests. The Stars have been driven offensively from the back end. Dallas needs Klingberg and Miro Heiskanen to be active in the attacking zone in Game 3 to break through against a Vegas team that has been hard for opposing teams to score on this postseason.