Stacking is the best way to take down a GPP in NHL DFS. You are looking at three stacks below, that consist of top and contrarian stacks. Stacking doesn't always feature just wingers or centers, especially with the offensive defenseman in the game these days. When stacking we tend to focus on the top two lines for teams, as well as who is on the powerplay.
Pittsburgh has swapped the lines around a bit, and Rust will be out for tonight's game. Jake Guentzel practiced with the top line and should start with them against Arizona. You are getting this line for about 33% of the salary on both sites, which Sidney Crosby sucks up a lot of it. Crosby is averaging 0.56 goals per game on the season, and his line mate Chris Kunitz has been a bit better this month as well. The Penguins are averaging 3.55 goals per game this season, and have the fourth best powerplay in the league. We know about Arizona by now, who allow 33 shots per game, and are bottom five in goals allowed. They also have the fifth worst penalty kill. Pittsburgh is projected to score over three goals tonight, and are -212 favorites.
New York Rangers
New York is another high flying team, and can put up goals in a hurry. They average 3.39 goals per game this season, and Colorado is another bottom five defense to target against, with the sixth worst penalty kill. You can go about a balanced lineup with a Rangers stack, which is always one of my favorite reasons to play them. Chris Kreider has started out the month hot, with four goals and an assist. His teammates also skate on the powerplay line, which is an added bonus here. Colorado is allowing 3.4 goals per game, and rank 30th in powerplay goals allowed. The Rangers have a monster 3.5 goal total to go after, and I will be doing so heavily.
Toronto Maple Leafs
The Maple Leafs continue to shift things around with their young core, but heading into a game against Buffalo, this is the top line right now. Toronto has the third best powerplay, while Buffalo is dead last in penalty kill. They allow 34 shots against per game, and are middle of the road in goals allowed per game. This Toronto team is a fun one offensively, and generate 32 shots per game, resulting in 3.08 goals per game. Toronto is another team projected for just over three goals, and -161 favorites.