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Guide to Winning NHL Strategy on FanDuel and DraftKings

Welcome to our daily fantasy research guide for winning DraftKings and FanDuel lineups. Whether you are new to daily fantasy hockey lineups, or have been playing on FanDuel or DraftKings before, we  recommend a resource for becoming a better DFS player.

Make sure to keep up with all hockey news and notes at Inside Hockey in preparation for building your lineups.

RotoQL – NHL Lineup Optimizer and Toolkit for DraftKings and FanDuel

For those looking to start playing daily fantasy hockey or refining your lineup strategy, there is a tool out there that can help. RotoQL, an all-in-one DFS toolkit from the world’s #1 DFS player Saahil Sud, allows you to create up to 400 optimized lineups for FanDuel, DraftKings and Yahoo.

RotoQL is all about saving time and will allow you to enter contests even with only minutes before the contest deadline.


To find an edge in daily fantasy hockey, however, you’ll want to add that personal touch every night for that winning group of players. Perhaps you’re a big fan of James van Riemsdyk and Toronto’s 1st line. Maybe it’s adding Drew Doughty on the blue line. Using RotoQL’s NHL optimizer, you can stack teams and make quick changes on the fly in seconds, from one lineup to a batch of 400.

Comprehensive NHL Sortable Stats for DraftKings and FanDuel Hockey Research


For passionate NHL fans, RotoQL offers the most complete research hub for making daily fantasy lineups decisions. The Players section allows you to find players based on multiple criteria, including line combinations, Vegas data, time on ice, and more.

Additional features include:

Real-Time Starting Lineup and Goalie Updates: Keeping up with hockey lineups and goalie news in some cases can take up an entire day. With RotoQL’s NHL projections and starting lineups, changes are automatically factored in as news is confirmed. No need to sweat the small stuff.

Stacked Lineups: No matter the daily fantasy game type, whether you’re playing in a 50/50, triple-up, or GPP tournament, RotoQL will set you up for build those lineups efficiently. The stacking features allows players to include players on the same line, power play lines, and entire games.

Quick Upload to DraftKings and FanDuel: Users can save their lineups early in the day and they will be stored on the app’s Saved Lineups page. When you’re ready to import those lineups over to DraftKings, FanDuel and others, you can accomplish this in a matter of clicks with RotoQL’s quick export feature.

Click the link below for an introduction to the tool and to give it a try for free.

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