Each day during the 2015-16 season, NHL.com's fantasy staff will identify one player at each position worth owning in DraftKings daily fantasy hockey contests. Based on factors including but not limited to matchups, line combinations, power-play usage, statistical coverage and recent production, we'll provide you with lower-priced options that can help you build a winning lineup.
DraftKings price: $5,400
Florida's power play has been dynamite at home this season (29.8), which bodes well for its chances against the New York Islanders on Friday. Barkov, 20, has 10 points and 31 shots on goal in 11 games this season, including four power-play points. His SOG-per-game average (2.8) blows away his rate in 71 games last season (1.7), and he's tied for 11th in terms of DraftKings price among centers.