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NHL DraftKings Picks for Friday, December 30, 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Ryan Kesler
C Kyle Brodziak
W Joe Pavelski
W Jakob Silfverberg
W Robby Fabbri
D Brent Burns
D Joel Edmundson
G Aaron Dell
Util Brett Pesce
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 121.55

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Kesler ANA $6,400 12.36 1.79
Ryan Johansen NSH $5,700 12.34 1.87
Artem Anisimov CHI $6,000 12.18 1.72
Logan Couture SJ $6,200 9.94 1.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrik Berglund STL $3,900 8.41 2.21
Teuvo Teravainen CAR $4,400 9.64 2.14
Antoine Vermette ANA $4,100 9.12 2.12
Kyle Brodziak STL $2,900 5.97 1.87

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Pavelski SJ $7,300 16.26 2.03
Vladimir Tarasenko STL $8,100 14.86 1.69
Jakob Silfverberg ANA $5,500 13.69 2.36
Patrick Kane CHI $7,700 13.16 1.53
Viktor Arvidsson NSH $5,800 13.14 2.31
Artemi Panarin CHI $7,100 13.02 1.69
Filip Forsberg NSH $5,700 12.74 1.90
Robby Fabbri STL $5,400 11.98 2.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakob Silfverberg ANA $5,500 13.69 2.36
Vinnie Hinostroza CHI $3,700 8.25 2.36
Derek Ryan CAR $4,100 8.07 2.31
Viktor Arvidsson NSH $5,800 13.14 2.31
Elias Lindholm CAR $3,900 9.55 2.27
Robby Fabbri STL $5,400 11.98 2.26
Kevin Labanc SJ $3,400 7.64 2.06
Joe Pavelski SJ $7,300 16.26 2.03

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,300 19.91 2.40
Cam Fowler ANA $5,000 12.37 2.38
Alex Pietrangelo STL $5,500 10.84 1.87
Duncan Keith CHI $5,100 10.79 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Edmundson STL $2,900 10.06 2.96
Jaccob Slavin CAR $4,100 9.94 2.42
Brent Burns SJ $8,300 19.91 2.40
Cam Fowler ANA $5,000 12.37 2.38

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Dell SJ $7,700 22.48 2.92
Scott Darling CHI $7,900 20.79 2.36
Cam Ward CAR $7,200 18.44 2.22
Juuse Saros NSH $7,200 17.01 2.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Dell SJ $7,700 22.48 2.92
Scott Darling CHI $7,900 20.79 2.36
Juuse Saros NSH $7,200 17.01 2.24
Cam Ward CAR $7,200 18.44 2.22

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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