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NHL DraftKings Picks for Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 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 Evgeni Malkin
C Phillip Danault
W Brad Marchand
W Loui Eriksson
W Thomas Vanek
D Nathan Beaulieu
D Justin Faulk
G Ryan Miller
Util Elias Lindholm
Salary $49,800
Expected Points 138.29

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vincent Trocheck FLA $6,100 17.33 2.59
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,300 16.54 1.88
Patrice Bergeron BOS $6,800 15.99 2.35
Ryan O’Reilly BUF $5,700 14.89 2.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vincent Trocheck FLA $6,100 17.33 2.59
Phillip Danault MTL $4,500 13.09 2.57
Ryan O’Reilly BUF $5,700 14.89 2.40
Patrice Bergeron BOS $6,800 15.99 2.35

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Marchand BOS $7,000 18.28 2.50
Patrick Kane CHI $7,500 15.94 1.85
Elias Lindholm CAR $4,100 15.91 3.38
Jeff Skinner CAR $6,800 14.44 2.06
Conor Sheary PIT $5,500 13.84 2.47
Taylor Hall NJ $6,200 13.81 1.95
Thomas Vanek DET $5,300 13.18 2.13
Anthony Mantha DET $5,400 12.65 2.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elias Lindholm CAR $4,100 15.91 3.38
Brad Marchand BOS $7,000 18.28 2.50
Conor Sheary PIT $5,500 13.84 2.47
Andreas Athanasiou DET $4,600 10.66 2.37
Derek Ryan CAR $4,300 10.65 2.37
Gustav Nyquist DET $4,700 11.11 2.27
Brock McGinn CAR $3,300 8.76 2.25
Austin Watson NSH $3,300 8.76 2.19

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Torey Krug BOS $5,500 13.27 2.04
Justin Faulk CAR $5,300 12.93 2.23
P.K. Subban NSH $5,800 12.48 1.92
Shea Weber MTL $6,100 12.26 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Olli Maatta PIT $3,300 10.71 2.82
Mike Green DET $4,800 12.15 2.38
Nathan Beaulieu MTL $4,200 10.04 2.33
Ron Hainsey CAR $3,300 7.87 2.32

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Miller VAN $7,800 26.98 3.21
Cam Talbot EDM $8,100 23.34 2.57
Scott Darling CHI $7,600 22.32 2.60
Pekka Rinne NSH $7,100 20.30 2.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Miller VAN $7,800 26.98 3.21
Scott Darling CHI $7,600 22.32 2.60
Cam Talbot EDM $8,100 23.34 2.57
Anders Nilsson BUF $7,400 19.01 2.41

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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