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NHL DraftKings Picks for Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Jaden Schwartz
C Aleksander Barkov
W Robby Fabbri
W Trevor Lewis
W Vladimir Tarasenko
D Kevin Klein
D Dan Hamhuis
G Devan Dubnyk
Util Dustin Byfuglien
Salary $49,500
Expected Points 124.37

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeff Carter LA $6,800 16.50 2.23
Auston Matthews TOR $7,200 14.57 2.21
Aleksander Barkov FLA $6,100 14.32 2.17
Jaden Schwartz STL $6,300 13.29 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikko Koivu MIN $5,400 11.61 2.47
Jeff Carter LA $6,800 16.50 2.23
Auston Matthews TOR $7,200 14.57 2.21
Devin Shore DAL $3,700 8.13 2.20

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Tarasenko STL $7,900 21.20 2.47
Taylor Hall NJ $7,000 18.47 2.60
David Pastrnak BOS $7,200 15.28 2.21
Brad Marchand BOS $6,300 13.33 1.90
Jamie Benn DAL $7,200 13.04 1.59
Corey Perry ANA $6,800 13.03 1.79
Robby Fabbri STL $4,700 13.00 2.55
Rickard Rakell ANA $6,400 12.50 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Lewis LA $3,600 11.84 3.04
Jason Zucker MIN $4,600 11.60 2.76
Taylor Hall NJ $7,000 18.47 2.60
Robby Fabbri STL $4,700 13.00 2.55
Vladimir Tarasenko STL $7,900 21.20 2.47
Zach Hyman TOR $4,000 9.57 2.45
Kevin Fiala NSH $4,100 8.66 2.41
Ryan Hartman CHI $3,600 7.81 2.37

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dustin Byfuglien WPG $6,200 13.85 2.10
Roman Josi NSH $6,400 13.52 1.99
Drew Doughty LA $5,600 12.26 2.04
Alex Pietrangelo STL $5,500 11.98 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonas Brodin MIN $4,300 9.65 2.68
Marc Staal NYR $3,500 7.49 2.42
Alec Martinez LA $5,000 11.00 2.39
Joel Edmundson STL $2,900 7.13 2.30

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devan Dubnyk MIN $7,800 23.37 2.51
Scott Darling CHI $7,900 22.35 2.48
Mike Smith ARZ $7,500 21.30 2.60
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,800 20.02 2.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Smith ARZ $7,500 21.30 2.60
Devan Dubnyk MIN $7,800 23.37 2.51
Scott Darling CHI $7,900 22.35 2.48
Thomas Greiss NYI $7,200 18.85 2.39

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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