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NHL DraftKings Picks for Sunday, January 15, 2017

Sunday, January 15, 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 Bo Horvat
C Eric Staal
W T.J. Oshie
W Justin Williams
W Mikael Granlund
D Duncan Keith
D Colton Parayko
G John Gibson
Util Alexander Steen
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 136.17

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Staal MIN $6,700 17.32 2.59
Nicklas Backstrom WSH $6,400 16.28 2.36
Bo Horvat VAN $5,000 13.35 2.52
Ryan Kesler ANA $6,900 12.96 1.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jay Beagle WSH $3,600 9.32 2.74
Eric Staal MIN $6,700 17.32 2.59
Bo Horvat VAN $5,000 13.35 2.52
Lars Eller WSH $3,500 7.39 2.38

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,100 17.29 1.94
Zach Parise MIN $6,100 15.65 2.12
Mikael Granlund MIN $5,200 15.56 2.47
T.J. Oshie WSH $5,900 14.92 2.23
Justin Williams WSH $4,800 14.33 2.39
Patrick Kane CHI $7,400 13.93 1.62
Taylor Hall NJ $6,200 13.84 2.01
Jason Zucker MIN $5,000 13.73 2.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Zucker MIN $5,000 13.73 2.69
Daniel Winnik WSH $3,000 8.26 2.50
Mikael Granlund MIN $5,200 15.56 2.47
Justin Williams WSH $4,800 14.33 2.39
T.J. Oshie WSH $5,900 14.92 2.23
Ryan Hartman CHI $4,200 9.41 2.19
Sven Baertschi VAN $4,800 10.81 2.16
Charlie Coyle MIN $5,800 13.01 2.13

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Carlson WSH $6,200 15.95 2.53
Duncan Keith CHI $5,100 13.70 2.08
Jared Spurgeon MIN $4,700 12.95 2.40
Colton Parayko STL $4,600 10.99 2.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Carlson WSH $6,200 15.95 2.53
Jon Merrill NJ $2,900 8.59 2.45
Jared Spurgeon MIN $4,700 12.95 2.40
Niklas Hjalmarsson CHI $3,500 8.25 2.17

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Gibson ANA $7,800 23.40 2.60
Philipp Grubauer WSH $7,900 23.16 2.90
Devan Dubnyk MIN $7,700 19.52 2.03
Carter Hutton STL $7,200 17.78 2.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Philipp Grubauer WSH $7,900 23.16 2.90
John Gibson ANA $7,800 23.40 2.60
Carter Hutton STL $7,200 17.78 2.28
Jacob Markstrom VAN $7,800 16.64 2.11

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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