October is a sports fan’s favorite month — playoff baseball, NFL season in full swing and the return of the NBA and NHL. It’s just a few short weeks until we drop the puck on the 2021-2022 season. This article will walk you through some of the basic (and a few advanced) strategies for playing NHL DFS in both cash and tournament formats. 

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The basics

Much of what I would write in this section, Russ Prentice covered last year in his article The Basics of Fantasy Hockey, so I won’t dive too deep here. Russ breaks down point structures on DraftKings and FanDuel, game selection, and some roster construction basics. If you have never played NHL DFS, give it a read...

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