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NHL DraftKings Picks for Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 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 Mikael Backlund
W Nikolaj Ehlers
W Blake Wheeler
W Tanner Pearson
D Jeff Petry
D Jacob Trouba
G Braden Holtby
Util Jason Demers
Salary $48,600
Expected Points 130.62

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikael Backlund CGY $5,900 15.46 2.53
Vincent Trocheck FLA $5,800 14.30 2.27
Jason Spezza DAL $6,000 12.31 1.87
Adam Henrique NJ $5,000 12.13 2.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikael Backlund CGY $5,900 15.46 2.53
Radek Faksa DAL $4,100 9.15 2.29
Adam Henrique NJ $5,000 12.13 2.29
Vincent Trocheck FLA $5,800 14.30 2.27

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeff Carter LA $7,200 17.80 2.34
Max Pacioretty MTL $6,900 16.16 2.15
Blake Wheeler WPG $6,100 14.52 2.05
Alexander Radulov MTL $5,800 14.05 2.27
Nikolaj Ehlers WPG $5,700 13.80 2.09
Tanner Pearson LA $5,000 13.34 2.47
Tyler Seguin DAL $7,700 13.26 1.52
Johnny Gaudreau CGY $7,500 13.19 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael Frolik CGY $5,100 12.54 2.56
Tanner Pearson LA $5,000 13.34 2.47
Jeff Carter LA $7,200 17.80 2.34
Kris Versteeg CGY $4,500 9.64 2.29
Alexander Radulov MTL $5,800 14.05 2.27
Max Pacioretty MTL $6,900 16.16 2.15
Matthew Tkachuk CGY $4,800 11.18 2.11
Nikolaj Ehlers WPG $5,700 13.80 2.09

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeff Petry MTL $5,100 13.97 2.54
John Carlson WSH $6,000 13.74 2.18
Shea Weber MTL $6,100 13.73 2.11
Jacob Trouba WPG $4,800 13.28 2.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob Trouba WPG $4,800 13.28 2.71
Nathan Beaulieu MTL $3,500 10.25 2.70
Jeff Petry MTL $5,100 13.97 2.54
Jon Merrill NJ $2,900 7.92 2.47

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Braden Holtby WSH $7,500 25.09 2.64
Cory Schneider NJ $7,600 20.54 2.36
Chad Johnson CGY $7,500 19.78 2.47
Peter Budaj LA $7,900 19.72 2.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Braden Holtby WSH $7,500 25.09 2.64
Chad Johnson CGY $7,500 19.78 2.47
Cory Schneider NJ $7,600 20.54 2.36
Peter Budaj LA $7,900 19.72 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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