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NHL DraftKings Picks for Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Sidney Crosby
C Andrew Shaw
W David Pastrnak
W Phil Kessel
W Shane Doan
D Justin Schultz
D Alex Goligoski
G Carey Price
Util Zach Redmond
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 133.29

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,500 21.66 2.33
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,400 19.82 2.36
Andrew Shaw MTL $4,300 10.42 2.31
David Krejci BOS $6,100 9.17 1.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Torrey Mitchell MTL $3,200 7.91 2.40
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,400 19.82 2.36
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,500 21.66 2.33
Andrew Shaw MTL $4,300 10.42 2.31

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Phil Kessel PIT $6,800 17.71 2.36
David Pastrnak BOS $7,200 16.14 2.31
Max Pacioretty MTL $7,300 14.10 2.01
Patric Hornqvist PIT $7,000 13.72 1.88
Conor Sheary PIT $5,700 12.35 2.47
Brad Marchand BOS $6,500 11.63 1.66
Alexander Radulov MTL $6,300 11.28 1.82
Radim Vrbata ARZ $5,100 10.72 2.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Conor Sheary PIT $5,700 12.35 2.47
Phil Kessel PIT $6,800 17.71 2.36
David Pastrnak BOS $7,200 16.14 2.31
Radim Vrbata ARZ $5,100 10.72 2.19
Bryan Rust PIT $4,000 7.61 2.18
Phillip Danault MTL $3,300 7.64 2.18
Shane Doan ARZ $4,100 9.27 2.11
Scott Wilson PIT $3,700 6.74 2.04

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kris Letang PIT $6,700 14.33 1.99
Justin Schultz PIT $4,300 12.78 3.19
Alex Goligoski ARZ $3,900 10.88 2.53
Zach Redmond MTL $2,600 9.61 3.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Redmond MTL $2,600 9.61 3.20
Justin Schultz PIT $4,300 12.78 3.19
Ian Cole PIT $4,000 9.46 2.63
Alex Goligoski ARZ $3,900 10.88 2.53

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carey Price MTL $8,200 24.82 2.43
Matt Murray PIT $8,500 22.60 2.51
Mike Smith ARZ $6,900 17.06 2.06
Tuukka Rask BOS $7,200 12.66 1.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Murray PIT $8,500 22.60 2.51
Carey Price MTL $8,200 24.82 2.43
Mike Smith ARZ $6,900 17.06 2.06
Tuukka Rask BOS $7,200 12.66 1.41

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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