The goalie is the most expensive and often the hightest scoring position in daily fantasy hockey.
However, a poor outing from your goalie could doom your lineup and could could even result in negative points for your roster.
At FanDuel the goalie's point production is determined by:
Look for a goalie that is going to get the win and face a lot of shots and stop most (if not all) of them.
Picking a winning goalie is most important in selecting a player for that position.
Checking the Vegas lines can help you with that.
You should build your lineup from the goalie out. Picking your goalie first will show you how much salary you have left for your forwards and defensemen. If you were to pick your goalie last you might be limiting your pick based on the salary you have left.
Most important- Make sure your goalie is starting. Check one of the various starting goalie sites on the web to verify that your pick is starting.