NHL | Must-Haves | 12/4/17

Micheal Ferland (FDraft: $9,300 DK: $4,700 FD: $4,500): The first line winger is in a great spot tonight as his Flames host the Philadelphia Flyers in tonight’s final game at 9 PM. Ferland has found a consistent floor on the top line and power play unit this year, producing a decent shot total each night, with an upside for much more. He also blocks a shot here and there, which just increases his value. The real story in this one is the Flyers. They’re on a 10 game losing streak, and have allowed three or more goals in all but one of those games — the one they didn’t was the first of the losing streak, a 1-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild. They happened to play the Flames during the skid, a game in which Calgary took a 5-4 OT win home. The Flyers have ceded 3.6 goals per game since November 14, and it comes as no surprise that Calgary has the highest projected team total tonight. Ferland benefits from playing on that first line with Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan. This trio has been extremely effective for Calgary this season, and will look to do so against the Flyers tonight. Be sure to give Ferland a look when constructing your lineup.

Jonathan Huberdeau (FDraft: $13,000 DK: $6,400 FD: $6,100): He’s at home tonight, hosting a New York Islanders team that is allowing 3.26 goals per game in away contests this season. This bodes very well for a Panthers team that is scoring at a 3.34 clip in home games this year. Huberdeau is on the first line and first power play tonight, which could come in handy considering all three of the Isles first liners boast a negative plus/minus in away games this season. The Islanders also allow nearly 33 shots per game on the road this season, which is fantastic considering Florida has put up almost 36 shots per game this season. Huberdeau is firing at 3.1 times per game this season, and given tonight’s opportunity, he should have a chance to provide some scoring within his chances tonight. Consider Huberdeau tonight, his upside is tremendous on a slate this size.

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