DraftKings NHL DFS Picks | Thursday 1/4/18


The NHL is back with another monster 12-game slate tonight!

Let’s jump in and discuss my top NHL DFS plays this evening…

Today’s top NHL DFS Picks for DraftKings




Devan Dubnyk: Salary: $8,200  

Dubnyk has won back-to-back games, along with a 1.50 GAA and .957 save percentage. The Wild have a favorable matchup at home against the Sabres.

Andrei Vasilevskiy: Salary: $8,400 

Vasilevskiy has posted consecutive shutouts, which gives him a league-leading six on the year. The netminder also is tops in the NHL in wins with (26). Ttonight’s opponent  Montreal has also lost five games in a row.



Sean Couturier: Salary: $6,300

Couturier has been one of the most consistent performers in the National Hockey League this season. With 36 points in 39 games. He plays on the Flyers top line, in a high pace game against the New York Islanders he should find the scoresheet. Couturier, has 8-points, (4-4) in last ten.

Evgeni Malkin: Salary: $6,800

Malkin has 11-points in last ten contests The Penguins will be a popular play against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight.



Viktor Arvidsson: Salary: $6,300

Arvidsson only has four points in his last 10 games, but a matchup against Arizona should help him find the score sheet with consistency. Arizona is dead last in the NHL and has a record of: 2-8 in their last 10 games.

Vladislav Namestnikov: Salary: $6,200 The Tampa Bay Lightning are simply the most popular play in NHL DFS this season. For good reason, as they hold the best record in the league.  (29-8-2) Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov are No-brainer picks. Here is a guy who plays with them that will give you salary savings.

Alexander Radulov: Salary: $5,200 The Dallas Stars have a top 10% Vegas score tonight in a matchup against the New Jersey Devils. Radulov plays on the Stars’ first line and top power-play unit.



Ryan Ellis: Salary: $4,600

Ellis is a gifted scoring defensemen who is playing his second game this season since coming back from injury. The matchup against Arizona is the perfect way to get his confidence up.

Seth Jones: Salary: $5,700

Jones has simply been brilliant for the Blue Jackets posting nine points in his last 10 games. (4-5-9)