Corey Crawford

FPPG: 17.9  |  FanDuel Salary: $7,800
FPPG: 17.9  |  FanDuel Salary: $7,800
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Corey Crawford starting in goal for Chicago against the Penguins

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will start at home for Thursday's season-opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

What It Means:

Crawford started 55 games in the 2016-17, but his 2.55 goals against average and .918 save percentage were his worst marks in the last three years. He will once again be the team's primary starter this year.

numberFire's models project Crawford for only 17.2 FanDuel points tonight -- the second-lowest for goalies on the slate. We project him for 26.9 saves, 2.6 goals against and a 45.0% chance of scoring a win.