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NHL DraftKings Picks for Sunday, January 1, 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Nazem Kadri
C Auston Matthews
W Bobby Ryan
W Justin Williams
W Thomas Vanek
D Nikita Zaitsev
D Cody Ceci
G Frederik Andersen
Util John Carlson
Salary $49,300
Expected Points 124.30

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $7,500 17.87 2.45
Nazem Kadri TOR $6,000 12.16 1.82
Kyle Turris OTT $5,800 10.75 1.85
Brayden Schenn PHI $5,900 10.62 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $7,500 17.87 2.45
Kyle Turris OTT $5,800 10.75 1.85
Nazem Kadri TOR $6,000 12.16 1.82
Brayden Schenn PHI $5,900 10.62 1.77

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,400 15.47 1.76
William Nylander TOR $5,500 12.69 2.23
Anthony Mantha DET $5,000 12.09 2.47
Thomas Vanek DET $5,000 11.70 2.21
Jakob Silfverberg ANA $5,600 11.67 1.98
Justin Williams WSH $5,100 11.45 2.29
Jakub Voracek PHI $6,800 10.84 1.48
T.J. Oshie WSH $5,900 10.22 1.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Mantha DET $5,000 12.09 2.47
Zach Hyman TOR $4,700 10.05 2.39
Tom Pyatt OTT $3,600 6.89 2.30
Justin Williams WSH $5,100 11.45 2.29
William Nylander TOR $5,500 12.69 2.23
Thomas Vanek DET $5,000 11.70 2.21
Connor Brown TOR $3,900 7.85 2.12
Jakob Silfverberg ANA $5,600 11.67 1.98

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Carlson WSH $5,600 13.20 2.28
Cam Fowler ANA $5,100 12.73 2.45
Jake Gardiner TOR $4,400 11.60 2.42
Erik Karlsson CAR $7,100 11.51 1.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dmitry Orlov WSH $4,300 10.99 2.75
Cam Fowler ANA $5,100 12.73 2.45
Jake Gardiner TOR $4,400 11.60 2.42
Nikita Zaitsev TOR $3,900 10.07 2.40

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,700 29.99 3.30
Braden Holtby WSH $8,100 20.75 2.21
John Gibson ANA $7,900 13.47 1.58
Steve Mason PHI $7,400 12.90 1.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,700 29.99 3.30
Braden Holtby WSH $8,100 20.75 2.21
John Gibson ANA $7,900 13.47 1.58
Mike Condon OTT $7,400 12.79 1.56

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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