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NHL DraftKings Picks for Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Henrik Zetterberg
C Ryan Kesler
W Charlie Coyle
W Anthony Mantha
W Jason Zucker
D Kyle Quincey
D Rasmus Ristolainen
G Devan Dubnyk
Util Michael Cammalleri
Salary $49,200
Expected Points 131.97

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $8,300 17.04 1.98
Ryan Kesler ANA $6,400 15.52 2.25
Jack Eichel BUF $7,400 15.38 2.26
Logan Couture SJ $6,700 15.38 2.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikko Koivu MIN $5,300 12.47 2.65
Travis Zajac NJ $5,500 12.87 2.52
Jack Eichel BUF $7,400 15.38 2.26
Logan Couture SJ $6,700 15.38 2.26

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Taylor Hall NJ $6,900 19.39 2.66
Michael Cammalleri NJ $5,400 18.57 3.38
Joe Pavelski SJ $7,600 16.12 2.07
Leon Draisaitl EDM $6,300 15.71 2.58
Vladimir Tarasenko STL $7,900 15.27 1.78
Jaden Schwartz STL $6,300 14.52 2.34
Brandon Saad CBJ $6,200 13.19 2.00
Charlie Coyle MIN $5,800 13.09 2.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael Cammalleri NJ $5,400 18.57 3.38
Jason Zucker MIN $4,400 10.01 2.70
Taylor Hall NJ $6,900 19.39 2.66
Leon Draisaitl EDM $6,300 15.71 2.58
Charlie Coyle MIN $5,800 13.09 2.57
Anthony Mantha DET $5,000 10.40 2.36
Jaden Schwartz STL $6,300 14.52 2.34
Milan Lucic EDM $6,000 12.85 2.29

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,500 17.96 2.19
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,600 15.88 3.05
Alex Pietrangelo STL $5,400 13.12 2.39
Cam Fowler ANA $5,100 11.33 2.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,600 15.88 3.05
Kyle Quincey NJ $3,100 9.32 2.66
Jake McCabe BUF $3,500 7.91 2.64
Jonas Brodin MIN $4,100 8.94 2.48

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devan Dubnyk MIN $7,900 26.47 2.94
Philipp Grubauer WSH $7,800 22.44 2.84
Antti Raanta NYR $7,300 20.00 2.30
Keith Kinkaid NJ $7,200 19.06 2.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devan Dubnyk MIN $7,900 26.47 2.94
Philipp Grubauer WSH $7,800 22.44 2.84
Keith Kinkaid NJ $7,200 19.06 2.51
Antti Raanta NYR $7,300 20.00 2.30

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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