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Islanders: 3 Players To Watch In Daily Fantasy 4-1-21

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - MARCH 14: Mathew Barzal #13 of the New York Islanders skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 14, 2021 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - MARCH 14: Mathew Barzal #13 of the New York Islanders skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 14, 2021 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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After dropping both games in Pittsburgh, the Islanders are back at home against the Washington Capitals. For New York, they’ll have to look for the goals to come back as the offense has been quiet as of late.

As it stands right now, the Islanders are trailing Barry Trotz’s former team, the Capitals, by two points in the standing. Tonight’s game could be an opportunity to tie them in the standings.

In order for that to happen, they’ll need a better performance than what we saw over the weekend. Here are three players to watch in daily fantasy:

Mathew Barzal

DraftKings: $5,800 | Fanduel: $6,200

After a bit of a cold streak, Mathew Barzal has three points in his last two games including a goal. For the Islanders, they could use their best player driving offense again which is easier said than done playing alongside Leo Komarov on the top unit.

In three games this year against Washington, Barzal has three points and a goal to his name. Look for that to continue tonight.

Oliver Wahlstrom

DraftKings: $4,100 | Fanduel: $3,600

It’s been back-to-back quiet games for Oliver Wahlstrom, which has been a rarity. He has nine goals on the season, and since late February has been the Isles most explosive forward. They could really benefit from Wahlstrom finding his scoring touch again.

Previously to the last two games, Wahlstrom had five straight games with double-digit fantasy points.

Adam Pelech

DraftKings: $3,200 | Fanduel: $3,500

This is my out on a limb pick of the day. He has just two goals on the season and hasn’t scored in nine games. I was feeling a defenseman and wanted off the Nick Leddy or Ryan Pulock (who may never score again) train.

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With Pelech, he’s usually known for his defensive skills but at times this year, he has flashed a little more offense. Just have a gut feeling on this one.

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