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NHL DraftKings Picks for Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Radek Faksa
C Eric Staal
W Anders Lee
W Artemi Panarin
W Nino Niederreiter
D John Carlson
D Matt Dumba
G Braden Holtby
Util Jason Zucker
Salary $49,500
Expected Points 144.65

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,500 19.00 2.07
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,500 17.85 2.08
Mikael Backlund CGY $5,400 15.43 3.02
Eric Staal MIN $6,500 14.59 2.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Radek Faksa DAL $3,800 12.54 3.30
Mikael Backlund CGY $5,400 15.43 3.02
Mikko Koivu MIN $5,300 13.87 2.77
Peter Holland ARZ $3,000 8.82 2.67

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Pavelski SJ $7,300 18.81 2.35
Artemi Panarin CHI $7,200 18.72 2.43
Cam Atkinson CBJ $7,100 16.83 2.37
Anders Lee NYI $4,700 16.11 3.36
Johnny Gaudreau CGY $7,000 15.66 2.12
Charlie Coyle MIN $5,800 15.24 2.77
Mikael Granlund MIN $5,300 15.10 2.85
Jason Zucker MIN $5,000 14.91 3.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryan Rust PIT $4,900 12.41 3.55
Jason Zucker MIN $5,000 14.91 3.39
Anders Lee NYI $4,700 16.11 3.36
Matthew Tkachuk CGY $5,000 12.36 2.88
Mikael Granlund MIN $5,300 15.10 2.85
Curtis McKenzie DAL $3,300 8.35 2.78
Charlie Coyle MIN $5,800 15.24 2.77
Kris Versteeg CGY $4,700 10.10 2.59

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,400 18.53 2.29
Justin Schultz PIT $5,200 18.08 3.62
John Carlson WSH $5,300 17.61 3.09
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $6,100 15.20 2.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Schultz PIT $5,200 18.08 3.62
John Carlson WSH $5,300 17.61 3.09
Dougie Hamilton CGY $5,600 15.10 2.65
Dion Phaneuf OTT $4,600 11.56 2.57

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Braden Holtby WSH $8,100 29.12 3.10
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $8,200 28.68 3.05
Devan Dubnyk MIN $7,800 28.35 2.95
Petr Mrazek DET $7,700 22.87 2.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Braden Holtby WSH $8,100 29.12 3.10
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $8,200 28.68 3.05
Devan Dubnyk MIN $7,800 28.35 2.95
Petr Mrazek DET $7,700 22.87 2.89

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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