Today's Daily Fantasy Hockey Picks: Advice, strategy for Thursday's DraftKings, FanDuel NHL DFS contests

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Thursday's NHL schedule features a huge 11-game slate for those in NHL DFS contests, so you know whittling down your DraftKings and FanDuel GPP and even cash lineups won't be easy. Fantasy Alarm is here to help with a look at its daily fantasy hockey playbook.

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Today's NHL DFS Picks: DraftKings, FanDuel advice for Thursday, Oct. 10

Center: Mark Scheifele, Jets vs. Wild. The Jets welcome the winless Wild for their home opener. The Jets top line of Wheeler, Scheifele, and Laine has combined for 15 points through four games.

Wing: Patrick Kane, Blackhawks vs Sharks. Kane had three points in the opener and has eight goals and 30 points in 39 games against the Sharks.

Wing: James Neal, Oilers @ Devils. Neal now holds the franchise record with six goals through the first three games.The Devils have been outscored 15-2 since recording the first four goals in their season-opening shootout loss against Winnipeg.

Defensemen: Alex Pietrangelo, Blues @ Senators. The Blues are heavy favorites tonight to no surprise. They will take on backup goaltender Anders Nilsson, who is 1-2-1 in four starts with a 3.22 goals against average vs. the Blues.

Defensemen: Filip Hronek, Red Wins @ Canadiens. Hronek scored the team's lone goal against the Ducks after notching a pair of assists in Sunday’s victory over Dallas. He's registered eight shots and a plus-one rating in his first three contests.

Goalie: Pekka Rinne, Predators vs. Capitals. The 36-year-old netminder is off to a strong start to his 14th NHL season, going 2-0-0 with a 2.00 GAA and .932 save percentage through his first two starts.

RWJ. NealEDM@NJ
Thu 7:00 $5200 $5500 $18 See above

Pos

Player

Matchup

FanDuel

Draft Kings

Yahoo

Analysis

C

R. O'Reilly

STL@OTT
Thu 7:30

$6600

$6100

$24

GO PRO!

C

D. Larkin

DET@MTL
Thu 7:00

$7400

$6600

$27

GO PRO!

C

M. Scheifele

MIN@WPG
Thu 8:00

$7800

$5900

$28

See above

C

J. Toews

SJ@CHI
Thu 8:30

$7400

$5800

$26

GO PRO!

C

R. Hintz

CGY@DAL
Thu 8:30

$5500

$5000

$17

GO PRO!

RW

P. Kane

SJ@CHI
Thu 8:30

$8400

$7700

$35

See above

LW

P. Laine

MIN@WPG
Thu 8:00

$7600

$6500

$22

GO PRO!

LW

B. Marchand

BOS@COL
Thu 9:00

$8300

$6200

$31

GO PRO!

RW

M. Stone

VGK@ARI
Thu 10:00

$7700

$6900

$26

GO PRO!

RW

J. Neal

EDM@NJ
Thu 7:00

$5200

$5500

$18

See above

LW

T. Tatar

DET@MTL
Thu 7:00

$6600

$4900

$19

GO PRO!

W

S. Lafferty

ANA@PIT
Thu 7:00

$3000

$2500

$10

GO PRO!

D

A. Pietrangelo

STL@OTT
Thu 7:30

$5800

$6100

$21

See above

D

D. Nurse

EDM@NJ
Thu 7:00

$4800

$5400

$18

GO PRO!

D

J. Petry

DET@MTL
Thu 7:00

$4500

$6300

$17

GO PRO!

D

V. Heinola

MIN@WPG
Thu 8:00

$3800

$3600

$17

GO PRO!

D

F. Hronek

DET@MTL
Thu 7:00

$4200

$3600

$16

See above

G

M. Fleury

VGK@ARI
Thu 10:00

$8800

$8200

$38

GO PRO!

G

P. Rinne

WSH@NSH
Thu 8:00

$8500

$7900

$34

See above

G

C. Hellebuyck

MIN@WPG
Thu 8:00

$7600

$8000

$32

GO PRO!

G

M. Smith

EDM@NJ
Thu 7:00

$7700

$7500

$29

GO PRO!

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