TheLeafsNation Fantasy Game Day — Toronto Maple Leafs visit Montreal Canadiens

Welcome to TheLeafsNation Game Day where we take a look at today’s Leafs game and a few other things happening around the league all with daily fantasy in mind.

After closing out a three-game set against the Ottawa Senators, the Toronto Maple Leafs will have a tough match tonight against one of the other best teams in the North, the Montreal Canadiens.
The Matchup

Toronto
Montreal
Record
13-3-2, .778 points %
9-4-2, .667 points %
GF/GA
67-48
44-78
Power play %

34.6

20.8

Penalty kill %
80.0

80.0

CF%
48.53
54.64
xGF%
50.88
56.56
PDO
103.9
102.1
Goals in all situations, analytics at 5×5 c/o naturalstattrick.com.
Who I like
Auston Matthews ($8,800) has 16 goals in 17 games. It’s hard to not have him be in your lineup every night given what’s amounting to be an incredible season.
His linemate Joe Thornton ($4,400) has provided solid value this year scoring 8.7 FPPG. He’s scored six points in the last three games since his return from injury.
Justin Holl ($3,200, 6 FPPG) has been a steady producer from the Leafs blueline in DFS this year, while a slightly more expensive Jake Muzzin ($5,200, 9.7 FPPG) has too.
Around the NHL
Amid a busy slate of games tonight, I like Zach Aston-Reese ($3,600) for the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight. He’ …

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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

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