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.
Brayden Point (Tampa Bay) - $15,500 (FanDuel), $13,500 (DraftKings)
Point was unstoppable in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, while compiling two goals and three assists in an 8-2 victory over the New York Islanders. Point and Kucherov (one goal, four assists) combined for 10 points on Monday. He has racked up four goals and 12 helpers during a seven-game point streak.
Other Play: Nikita Kucherov (Tampa Bay) - $15,000 (FanDuel), $16,500 (DraftKings)
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Victor Hedman (Tampa Bay) $11,500 (FanDuel), $13,200 (DraftKings)
Hedman notched one goal and two assists in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final. He has accumulated five goals and four assists in his last six outings, while being credited with 23 shots on goal during that stretch. Hedman has scored a goal in each of his past three matches.
Jordan Eberle (NY Islanders) - $10,500 (FanDuel), $10,800 (DraftKings)
Eberle produced one goal and one assist in New York’s blowout loss to Tampa Bay in the series opener. He has one goal and six helpers in his past six contests and he is currently riding a four-game point spree (one goal, four assists, 14 shots). Eberle brings some exposure to Mathew Barzal and Anders Lee if you can’t fit them into your lineup.
Ondrej Palat (Tampa Bay) - $9,500 (FanDuel), $11,400 (DraftKings)
Palat has accounted for six goals and two assists during a six-game point streak going into Game 2 against New York. He has found the back of the net in five straight contests, while supplying 24 shots on goal during that span. Palat has been clicking on the top line of the Lightning alongside Point and Kucherov.