Pepsi7's NHL Core Plays: Tuesday, January 23rd

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Tuesday, January 23rd

We have ourselves an excellent slate on deck, with 12 games of National Hockey League action on this Tuesday evening. The Boston Bruins, St. Louis Blues and Edmonton Oilers are tonight’s biggest favorites, and we have six teams (New Jersey Devils, Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche, Detroit Red Wings, Ottawa Senators and the Tampa Bay Lightning) playing their second game in as many nights.


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Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins – You can certainly make an argument for Cam Talbot in cash games this evening, but the Boston Bruins are a much better defensive team than the Edmonton Oilers, and Tuukka Rask has been the best goalie in hockey since the beginning of December. Not to mention, the New Jersey Devils are not much of an offensive threat playing on a road back-to-back, without their best playing in Taylor Hall. Rask has posted incredible numbers of late, and I think we see another strong performance from him tonight at the TD Garden. Rask is a lock for the win tonight, and the shutout is in play as well. Before I go, I should add that the only place I would consider rostering Talbot over Rask is on FanDuel, where Talbot is substantially cheaper.

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  • Chris Lowery (pepsi7)

  • Chris Lowery aka Pepsi7 has a long of history of proven success in fantasy sports getting his start in season long leagues where he won many high stakes expert leagues across baseball, football, and hockey. He made the jump to DFS in 2012 and dominated MLB in 2013 in a huge way by winning the FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Championship for a six-figure payday. The RotoGrinders Director of NHL content, Pepsi7 can frequently be found on RotoGrinders GrindersLive shows, videos, and written articles providing expert insight for hockey and baseball.


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