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May 21, 2018
FanDuel NHL: Monday Playoff Value Plays
Chris Morgan brings us his picks for Monday's single-game slate between Tampa Bay and Washington.
DraftKings NHL: Monday Playoff Picks
Jason Chen checks out Monday's slate and expects Evgeny Kuznetsov to come up big as the Capitals try to stay alive on home ice.
May 19, 2018
FanDuel NHL: Saturday-Sunday Value Playoff Plays
Chris Morgan provides his recommendations for this weekend's Game 5s, including a goalie who sits as the frontrunner for playoff MVP.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday-Sunday Playoff Picks
Sasha Yodashkin checks out the weekend slate and expects Marc-Andre Fleury to remain in top form as the Golden Knights look to punch their ticket to the Stanley Cup.
May 18, 2018
DraftKings NHL: Friday-Saturday Playoff Picks
Jason Chen previews DraftKings' combined Friday-Saturday playoff slate, recommending Bolts netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy in Game 5.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday-Saturday Playoff Picks
Sasha Yodashkin provides his recommendations for a combined Friday-Saturday playoff slate.
May 17, 2018
FanDuel NHL: Thursday-Friday Playoff Value Plays
Chris Morgan sets up a combined Thursday-Friday playoff slate, rolling with the Jets' Mark Scheifele in Game 4 against Vegas.
May 16, 2018
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday-Thursday Playoff Picks
Doug Greenberg takes a peek at a combined slate for Wednesday's and Thursday's games, recommending the Capitals' T.J. Oshie against Tampa Bay in Game 4.
May 15, 2018
FanDuel NHL: Tuesday-Wednesday Playoff Value Plays
Chris Morgan provides his recommendations for a combined Tuesday-Wednesday playoff slate, including Caps winger T.J. Oshie in Game 3.
May 14, 2018
FanDuel NHL: Monday-Tuesday Playoff Value Plays
Chris Morgan recommends the Golden Knights' Jonathan Marchessault in Game 2 on Monday in Winnipeg.
DraftKings NHL: Monday-Tuesday Playoff Picks
Jason Chen looks over the slate for the Monday/Tuesday contest expects the Golden Knights' defense to continue having problems containing Patrik Laine.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday-Tuesday Playoff Picks
Jason Chen scans the slate for the Monday/Tuesday contest and sees no reason to fade a red-hot Alex Ovechkin back home against the Lightning.
May 11, 2018
Betting Advice: Best Bets for the Conference Finals
Neil Parker lays out his best bets for the conference finals as Marc-Andre Fleury tries to lead the Golden Knights to the Stanley Cup.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday/Saturday Playoff Picks
Sasha Yodashkin provides his best Yahoo picks with Round 3 kicking off Friday.
FanDuel NHL: Friday Value Plays
With only one game on the schedule from which to pick players, Chris Morgan is taking Tampa Bay right winger Nikita Kucherov as his caption, a position worth 1.5 times the points.
May 10, 2018
DraftKings NHL: Thursday/Friday Playoff Picks
Jason Chen previews DraftKings' combined Thursday/Friday slate, recommending the Predators' Ryan Johansen in Game 7 versus visiting Winnipeg.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday/Friday Playoff Picks
Sasha Yodashkin tees up a combined two-game slate, highlighting the Predators' Pekka Rinne between the pipes in Game 7 versus WInnipeg.
May 3, 2018
FanDuel NHL: Thursday Playoff Value Plays
Chris Morgan tees us Thursday's two-game playoff slate, recommending the Penguins' Jake Guentzel in Game 4 against visiting Washington.
May 1, 2018
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Playoff Picks
Doug Greenberg looks over Tuesday's two-game playoff slate, plugging in Caps veteran Nicklas Backstrom in Game 3 against Pittsburgh.
April 23, 2018
Chris Morgan sets the table for Monday's playoff slate, keying on Capitals winger T.J. Oshie in Game 6 in Columbus.
DraftKings NHL: Monday Picks
Jason Chen looks over Monday's two-game slate and thinks Seth Jones will need to stand tall at home if the Blue Jackets are going to force a Game 7 against the Capitals.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday Picks
Jason Chen checks out Monday's two-game slate and expects John Carlson to come up big as the Capitals look to eliminate the Blue Jackets in Columbus.
April 21, 2018
FanDuel NHL: Saturday Playoff Value Plays
Chris Morgan kicks off the second weekend of playoff hockey with a few Saturday suggestions, including a Washington pivot looking to strike against a wounded Columbus side.
April 19, 2018
DraftKings NHL: Thursday Playoff Picks
Jason Chen turns back to Columbus netminder Sergei Bobrovsky on Thursday in Game 4 against visiting Washington.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday Playoff Picks
Sasha Yodashkin lets us know which players to pick from a two-game playoff slate Thursday, like the Jackets' Artemi Panarin in Game 4 against Washington.
April 17, 2018
Doug Greenberg suggests turning back to Jets netminder Connor Hellebuyck in a major bounce-back situation against Minnesota in Game 4.
April 15, 2018
DraftKings NHL: Sunday Picks
Neil Parker tees up Sunday's playoff slate, rolling with Jets star Blake Wheeler in Game 3 in Minnesota.
April 12, 2018
The postseason has arrived, and Sasha Yodashkin has your picks for a five-game Yahoo slate Thursday.
April 10, 2018
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Player Rankings
Jan Levine ranks the skaters and goalies in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for fantasy playoff leagues. Can you guess where Brad Marchand ranks?
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Postseason Preview
Jan Levine previews the Stanley Cup playoffs, picking each round, as Patrice Bergeron looks to carry the Bruins to another championship.
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