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NHL DraftKings Picks for Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NHL DraftKings Optimizer.

C Adam Henrique
C Auston Matthews
W Sebastian Aho
W P.A. Parenteau
W Paul Byron
D Victor Hedman
D Nick Holden
G Sergei Bobrovsky
Util Nikita Kucherov
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 135.64

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $7,600 21.04 2.84
Jack Eichel BUF $7,200 15.20 2.11
Derek Stepan NYR $6,800 14.29 2.13
Alexander Wennberg CBJ $5,600 13.86 2.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $7,600 21.04 2.84
Mark Letestu EDM $4,100 9.26 2.15
Derek Stepan NYR $6,800 14.29 2.13
Alexander Wennberg CBJ $5,600 13.86 2.13

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikita Kucherov TB $6,900 16.77 2.18
Brandon Saad CBJ $6,000 16.42 2.38
Chris Kreider NYR $6,400 16.16 2.34
Cam Atkinson CBJ $7,200 15.78 2.25
Mats Zuccarello NYR $6,200 14.65 2.22
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,300 14.33 1.63
Max Pacioretty MTL $6,600 13.94 1.91
Leon Draisaitl EDM $6,100 13.91 2.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Hyman TOR $4,700 11.78 2.74
Derek Ryan CAR $4,100 8.90 2.54
Connor Brown TOR $4,000 10.03 2.51
Sebastian Aho CAR $4,500 11.53 2.45
Lee Stempniak CAR $4,000 9.81 2.39
Brandon Saad CBJ $6,000 16.42 2.38
Chris Kreider NYR $6,400 16.16 2.34
Brian Flynn MTL $3,600 7.58 2.30

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Victor Hedman TB $5,600 16.28 2.33
Brent Burns SJ $8,100 15.95 1.90
Ryan McDonagh NYR $5,400 13.82 2.47
Seth Jones CBJ $5,000 12.60 2.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaccob Slavin CAR $4,200 11.04 2.57
Nick Holden NYR $3,700 10.78 2.51
Ryan McDonagh NYR $5,400 13.82 2.47
Jacob Trouba WPG $4,400 11.24 2.39

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $8,100 27.93 2.91
Henrik Lundqvist NYR $8,200 26.37 2.84
Braden Holtby WSH $8,100 24.05 2.56
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,400 21.13 2.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $8,100 27.93 2.91
Henrik Lundqvist NYR $8,200 26.37 2.84
Braden Holtby WSH $8,100 24.05 2.56
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,400 21.13 2.32

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those 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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