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NHL DraftKings Picks for Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Martin Hanzal
C Nick Bonino
W Brandon Saad
W Nick Foligno
W Mark Stone
D Justin Schultz
D Dion Phaneuf
G Sergei Bobrovsky
Util Mike Hoffman
Salary $49,700
Expected Points 120.03

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,700 16.71 1.82
Jack Eichel BUF $7,200 15.47 2.38
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,400 14.78 1.80
Nicklas Backstrom WSH $7,000 13.26 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Eichel BUF $7,200 15.47 2.38
Nick Bonino PIT $4,400 10.19 2.37
David Krejci BOS $6,200 12.12 2.05
Nicklas Backstrom WSH $7,000 13.26 2.01

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Hoffman OTT $6,300 16.16 2.41
Brandon Saad CBJ $6,000 15.57 2.36
Phil Kessel PIT $6,700 14.23 1.90
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,600 13.67 1.55
Cam Atkinson CBJ $6,500 13.36 1.96
Mark Stone OTT $5,400 12.77 1.96
Nick Foligno CBJ $5,800 11.98 1.93
Radim Vrbata ARZ $5,300 11.92 2.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Radim Vrbata ARZ $5,300 11.92 2.43
Mike Hoffman OTT $6,300 16.16 2.41
Brandon Saad CBJ $6,000 15.57 2.36
Josh Anderson COL $3,900 8.14 2.32
Sam Reinhart BUF $5,200 11.57 2.31
Boone Jenner CBJ $5,100 10.60 2.16
Conor Sheary PIT $5,600 9.75 2.12
Mark Stone OTT $5,400 12.77 1.96

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Erik Karlsson CAR $7,400 14.88 1.96
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,600 11.27 2.25
Kris Letang PIT $7,300 10.93 1.50
Aaron Ekblad FLA $4,800 10.68 1.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ian Cole PIT $3,900 10.26 3.02
Justin Schultz PIT $3,700 10.22 2.84
Dion Phaneuf OTT $4,600 10.13 2.41
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,600 11.27 2.25

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $8,300 22.35 2.48
Roberto Luongo FLA $7,500 21.01 2.39
Tuukka Rask BOS $7,700 20.82 2.29
Braden Holtby WSH $8,200 20.56 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $8,300 22.35 2.48
Roberto Luongo FLA $7,500 21.01 2.39
Tuukka Rask BOS $7,700 20.82 2.29
Craig Anderson OTT $7,400 19.63 2.28

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries Рthose are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk.

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