February 22

NHL DFS FanDuel & DraftKings Core Plays (February 22/22)

Published by Rajonrondough


Auston Matthews (TOR) (C) – $10,000

  • After a 9 game streak of tearing up the league where he put up crazy numbers (20+ in each of them), Matthews has recently cooled off his last two games. For today, I just can’t see him struggling in this spot here against the Blue Jackets as the Leafs are projected to score close to 5 goals today but if he ends up not contributing tonight, he will still be the chalkiest player on the slate.

David Perron (STL) (W) – $5,300

  • Perron had a really nice outing last game notching 2 assists and his price is the same at 5.3k. His team is projected to score 4+ goals and I expect Perron to be involved in a couple of them as he plays on L1/PP2.

Roman Josi (NSH) (D) – $7,500

  • Josi is an elite defensemen and is one of the best in the league, if not the best. Although his team is projected to score 2 goals, he can still pay off his price tag without scoring points. He plays 25+ minutes every game and provides the highest / safest floor on the slate. Lastly, if you are not familiar with the players, just check out his game log.


Auston Matthews (TOR) (C) – $9,300

  • Must play on both sites today. Fire up Matthews for cash games.

Filip Forsberg (NSH) (LW) – $6,200

  • Forsberg and the Preds are the underdogs here but he is a bit too cheap on DK at 6.2k compared to his price tag on FD at 8.5k. He is slotted to play on the top line as well as the top power play unit which should secure his minutes close to 20 minutes.

Cash Play Considerations


  • Anthony Stolarz (ANH) (G) – $7,000
  • Jared McCann (SEA) (C) – $5,500


  • Timo Meier (SJ) (LW) – $7,500
  • David Perron (STL) (RW) – $4,000
  • Jared McCann (SEA) (C) – $4,100

Key Injury News

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Rajon Rondough

About the author

Rondough has been playing DFS for the last 5 years as a core team member of DFS Crunch. He specializes in cash game contests and is a community leader at DFS Crunch.