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NHL DraftKings Picks for Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Dylan Larkin
C Brayden Schenn
W Johnny Gaudreau
W Zach Hyman
W Derek Ryan
D Alex Pietrangelo
D Joel Edmundson
G Steve Mason
Util Rickard Rakell
Salary $49,600
Expected Points 129.43

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $7,400 16.23 2.39
Leon Draisaitl EDM $6,200 15.53 2.43
Brayden Schenn PHI $6,100 14.51 2.34
Claude Giroux PHI $7,300 14.49 1.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Letestu EDM $4,100 10.62 2.72
Leon Draisaitl EDM $6,200 15.53 2.43
Auston Matthews TOR $7,400 16.23 2.39
Mike Fisher NSH $4,900 11.04 2.35

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Johnny Gaudreau CGY $7,100 20.58 2.71
Vladimir Tarasenko STL $7,900 17.67 2.01
Rickard Rakell ANA $6,400 17.01 2.83
Jakub Voracek PHI $7,100 16.51 2.23
Jakob Silfverberg ANA $5,900 13.41 2.31
Robby Fabbri STL $5,000 13.29 2.61
Zach Hyman TOR $4,500 12.37 3.17
Wayne Simmonds PHI $6,900 12.26 1.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Hyman TOR $4,500 12.37 3.17
Derek Ryan CAR $4,000 10.58 3.02
Kris Versteeg CGY $4,500 10.85 2.93
Rickard Rakell ANA $6,400 17.01 2.83
Johnny Gaudreau CGY $7,100 20.58 2.71
Robby Fabbri STL $5,000 13.29 2.61
Jakob Silfverberg ANA $5,900 13.41 2.31
Thomas Vanek DET $5,400 11.31 2.26

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dougie Hamilton CGY $5,800 13.78 2.42
Alex Pietrangelo STL $5,400 13.40 2.35
Cam Fowler ANA $5,500 13.25 2.60
Andrej Sekera EDM $4,800 12.02 2.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Edmundson STL $2,900 9.74 3.04
Brett Pesce CAR $3,400 10.38 2.97
Jaccob Slavin CAR $4,200 10.03 2.87
Andrej Sekera EDM $4,800 12.02 2.79

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Steve Mason PHI $7,800 20.65 2.46
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,500 20.25 2.25
Mike Smith ARZ $7,400 20.11 2.45
John Gibson ANA $7,700 18.21 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Steve Mason PHI $7,800 20.65 2.46
Mike Smith ARZ $7,400 20.11 2.45
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,500 20.25 2.25
Cam Ward CAR $7,500 17.43 2.13

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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