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NHL FanDuel Picks for Sunday, January 8, 2017

Sunday, January 8, 2017 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel 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 FanDuel (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NHL FanDuel Optimizer.

C Eric Staal
C Mikko Koivu
W Bobby Ryan
W Nick Foligno
W Ondrej Palat
W Charlie Coyle
D Jaccob Slavin
D Seth Jones
G Marc-Andre Fleury
Salary $54,400
Expected Points 128.58

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sidney Crosby PIT $9,400 18.11 1.93
Evgeni Malkin PIT $8,800 16.88 1.92
Eric Staal MIN $6,600 15.79 2.39
Mikko Koivu MIN $5,700 14.13 2.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikko Koivu MIN $5,700 14.13 2.48
Eric Staal MIN $6,600 15.79 2.39
Nick Bonino PIT $4,700 9.31 1.98
Sidney Crosby PIT $9,400 18.11 1.93

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikita Kucherov TB $7,900 19.22 2.43
Patrick Kane CHI $8,800 17.75 2.02
Zach Parise MIN $7,300 15.79 2.16
Cam Atkinson CBJ $7,200 15.12 2.10
Nick Foligno CBJ $6,700 14.57 2.17
Mikael Granlund MIN $6,200 14.47 2.33
Charlie Coyle MIN $6,100 14.18 2.32
Artemi Panarin CHI $7,800 13.16 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vinnie Hinostroza CHI $3,800 10.21 2.69
Nikita Kucherov TB $7,900 19.22 2.43
Jason Zucker MIN $5,000 11.64 2.33
Mikael Granlund MIN $6,200 14.47 2.33
Charlie Coyle MIN $6,100 14.18 2.32
Bobby Ryan OTT $4,900 11.12 2.27
Nick Foligno CBJ $6,700 14.57 2.17
Zach Parise MIN $7,300 15.79 2.16

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Victor Hedman TB $7,000 14.70 2.10
Justin Schultz PIT $6,000 14.43 2.41
Kris Letang PIT $7,100 14.05 1.98
Seth Jones CBJ $5,700 11.88 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Daley PIT $4,200 10.78 2.57
Andrej Sekera EDM $4,300 10.99 2.56
Matthew Benning EDM $3,700 9.40 2.54
Justin Schultz PIT $6,000 14.43 2.41

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $9,500 26.31 2.77
Marc-Andre Fleury PIT $8,700 25.43 2.92
Devan Dubnyk MIN $9,500 20.81 2.19
John Gibson ANA $8,700 18.82 2.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc-Andre Fleury PIT $8,700 25.43 2.92
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $9,500 26.31 2.77
Devan Dubnyk MIN $9,500 20.81 2.19
John Gibson ANA $8,700 18.82 2.16

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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