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NHL DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Evgeni Malkin
C John Mitchell
W Jakub Voracek
W Alex Chiasson
W Phil Kessel
D Justin Schultz
D Dougie Hamilton
G Chad Johnson
Util Blake Comeau
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 136.49

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,700 18.74 2.23
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,700 18.29 1.97
Claude Giroux PHI $7,300 17.36 2.17
Nathan MacKinnon COL $6,500 14.75 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Mitchell COL $2,800 6.97 2.32
Brayden Schenn PHI $5,800 13.47 2.28
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,700 18.74 2.23
Sam Bennett CGY $4,700 10.45 2.22

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakub Voracek PHI $7,100 20.66 2.79
Phil Kessel PIT $6,900 17.45 2.33
Wayne Simmonds PHI $7,000 15.06 2.12
Joe Pavelski SJ $7,200 15.03 1.90
David Pastrnak BOS $7,300 14.57 2.08
Johnny Gaudreau CGY $7,300 14.29 1.88
Mike Hoffman OTT $6,400 12.80 1.88
Jonathan Drouin TB $5,500 12.37 2.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakub Voracek PHI $7,100 20.66 2.79
Bryan Rust PIT $4,300 8.56 2.45
Blake Comeau COL $3,900 8.04 2.36
Phil Kessel PIT $6,900 17.45 2.33
Jonathan Drouin TB $5,500 12.37 2.25
Conor Sheary PIT $5,800 11.04 2.21
Joel Ward SJ $4,100 7.49 2.20
Tim Schaller BOS $3,800 7.12 2.16

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,600 19.48 2.35
Dougie Hamilton CGY $5,600 15.53 2.72
Erik Karlsson CAR $7,200 15.27 2.01
Justin Schultz PIT $4,400 12.81 3.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Schultz PIT $4,400 12.81 3.20
Dougie Hamilton CGY $5,600 15.53 2.72
David Schlemko SJ $3,600 7.97 2.57
Ivan Provorov PHI $4,700 10.76 2.56

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chad Johnson CGY $7,700 28.61 3.33
Matt Murray PIT $8,300 23.72 2.61
Steve Mason PHI $7,900 22.75 2.74
Martin Jones SJ $7,500 18.46 2.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chad Johnson CGY $7,700 28.61 3.33
Steve Mason PHI $7,900 22.75 2.74
Matt Murray PIT $8,300 23.72 2.61
Calvin Pickard COL $7,100 18.37 2.35

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those 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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