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NHL DraftKings Picks for Friday, January 6, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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C Matt Stajan
C Mikael Backlund
W Anders Lee
W Connor Brown
W Zach Hyman
D Dougie Hamilton
D Tyson Barrie
G John Gibson
Util Auston Matthews
Salary $49,400
Expected Points 142.65

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $7,900 25.14 3.31
Mikael Backlund CGY $5,700 17.86 3.08
Ryan Kesler ANA $7,100 15.00 2.11
Vincent Trocheck FLA $5,800 13.90 2.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $7,900 25.14 3.31
Mikael Backlund CGY $5,700 17.86 3.08
Bo Horvat VAN $5,000 11.52 2.22
Vincent Trocheck FLA $5,800 13.90 2.21

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Kane CHI $7,800 17.26 1.98
Johnny Gaudreau CGY $7,400 15.50 2.07
Anders Lee NYI $4,800 15.13 3.03
William Nylander TOR $5,600 13.41 2.31
Artemi Panarin CHI $7,300 13.04 1.65
Filip Forsberg NSH $5,500 12.92 1.87
Connor Brown TOR $4,200 12.60 2.93
Jakob Silfverberg ANA $6,100 12.41 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anders Lee NYI $4,800 15.13 3.03
Connor Brown TOR $4,200 12.60 2.93
Zach Hyman TOR $4,700 12.41 2.76
Nikolay Kulemin NYI $3,200 9.97 2.69
Sven Baertschi VAN $4,900 12.38 2.48
Josh Bailey NYI $4,800 12.10 2.47
Reilly Smith FLA $4,600 12.27 2.41
Derek Ryan CAR $4,200 8.39 2.40

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dougie Hamilton CGY $5,700 15.94 2.61
Justin Faulk CAR $5,400 15.23 2.58
Tyson Barrie COL $4,800 13.12 2.48
Mark Giordano CGY $5,900 12.26 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dougie Hamilton CGY $5,700 15.94 2.61
Justin Faulk CAR $5,400 15.23 2.58
Francois Beauchemin COL $4,000 9.01 2.57
Jason Demers FLA $3,500 10.75 2.56

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Gibson ANA $8,400 25.04 2.91
Thomas Greiss NYI $7,500 24.41 2.91
Juuse Saros NSH $7,400 23.80 3.09
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,600 22.53 2.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juuse Saros NSH $7,400 23.80 3.09
John Gibson ANA $8,400 25.04 2.91
Thomas Greiss NYI $7,500 24.41 2.91
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,600 22.53 2.48

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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