NHL Grind Down: Wednesday, October 31st
The RotoGrinders NHL Grind Down article will give you an in-depth analysis into the NHL schedule. This article will break down the numbers for every single game and give you analysis on which trends you can exploit. While matchups are a major factor in daily fantasy hockey there are plenty of other factors to consider such as injuries, salaries, and more.
The analysis should point you in the right direction, but it is still up to you to decipher the information and make your own selections. Hockey is an extremely high variance sport. The best choice is not always the right choice but following the trends will win you money over time.
Remember, these writeups are done prior to lineups being released, so make sure to check our Starting Lineups page to ensure the recommended options are playing.
Chicago Blackhawks at Vancouver Canucks
|Chicago Blackhawks||Vancouver Canucks|
|Corey Crawford||Richard Bachman|
|Team Stats||3.42||njd||11.43||76.67||Team Stats||2.75||3.42||20.00||83.72|
The NHL obviously doesn’t care about DFS as we have just one game on the schedule tonight with the Chicago Blackhawks visiting the Vancouver Canucks. This is a battle between two very different teams; 1) Pace – Chicago rank amongst the fastest paced teams in the NHL (120.42 CP60) whereas the Canucks are near the bottom in the league in that same statistic (108.70 CP60), 2) Puck-Possession – Chicago owns a solid 51.90 CF%, but their counterparts tonight have struggled their way to a 42.55 CF%, 3) Offense – Chicago is averaging a respectable 3.42 goals per game this season, but Vancouver ranks near the bottom of the league with just 2.69 goals per game.
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