Detroit Red Wings waive F Taro Hirose

It looks as though forward Taro Hirose‘s time with the Detroit Red Wings has come to an end.

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According to multiple reports, they’ve placed him on waivers ahead of tonight’s regular-season finale against the New Jersey Devils:

Hirose, who was signed by the Red Wings in 2018, is set to become a Group VI unrestricted free agent this summer. Should he clear waivers, he’ll be eligible to play in tomorrow’s season finale for Detroit’s AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids. However, if he’s claimed by an NHL team, he won’t be eligible to participate in the NHL postseason.

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In 57 career games with the Red Wings, Hirose has scored four goals with 16 assists. Meanwhile, he’s racked up 15 goals and 53 points in 59 games played with the Griffins this season. He also played for the Michigan State Spartans prior to his arrival in the professional ranks.

NHL Daily Fantasy Helper for 4/29/22

NHL DFS is similar to MLB in terms of how you build lineups, how you view stacking, and how to value players.

Two main points to always focus on in NHL DFS are what lines the players are on and making sure the goalies you are rostering are confirmed as the starters. Two of the best resources for that are or That is where you can find updated forward and power-play lines for each team, along with which goalies are confirmed as the starters.

Let’s jump in to take a look at today’s slate and some players to consider for your lineups.

Goalie to Target

Jake Oettinger ($8,000): The Dallas Stars didn’t take care of business the other night against the Arizona Coyotes, and now they need to pick up two points against the Anaheim Ducks. The Stars are sitting in the second wild card spot and are one point behind the Nashville Predators, so two points would help them jump over the Predators in the standings. Of course, this is if the Predators don’t pick up any points, but the Stars need to take care of business to start.

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