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NHL DraftKings Picks for Saturday, January 21, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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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 Phillip Danault
C Nathan MacKinnon
W Blake Wheeler
W Alexander Steen
W Michael Frolik
D Dougie Hamilton
D Oscar Klefbom
G Philipp Grubauer
Util Taylor Hall
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 136.70

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Scheifele WPG $6,700 15.81 2.11
Ryan O’Reilly BUF $5,700 15.30 2.47
John Tavares NYI $6,800 14.92 1.78
Nicklas Backstrom WSH $6,600 14.74 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lars Eller WSH $3,300 9.65 3.11
Ryan O’Reilly BUF $5,700 15.30 2.47
Patrik Berglund STL $4,100 10.81 2.40
Mikael Backlund CGY $5,700 13.86 2.24

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexander Steen STL $4,900 17.89 2.84
Blake Wheeler WPG $6,400 17.55 2.44
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,300 17.05 1.92
James van Riemsdyk TOR $6,100 16.37 2.18
T.J. Oshie WSH $6,000 16.33 2.40
Joe Pavelski SJ $7,300 15.68 1.96
Max Pacioretty MTL $7,000 15.36 2.02
Nikolaj Ehlers WPG $6,100 15.26 2.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brock McGinn CAR $3,300 11.53 2.96
Nino Niederreiter MIN $5,000 14.52 2.96
Alexander Steen STL $4,900 17.89 2.84
Michael Frolik CGY $4,800 14.42 2.62
Brendan Perlini ARZ $3,400 9.18 2.62
Joel Ward SJ $4,100 9.81 2.58
Elias Lindholm CAR $4,000 12.07 2.57
Brett Connolly WSH $3,600 8.09 2.53

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,200 19.81 2.42
Dougie Hamilton CGY $5,000 14.30 2.42
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,600 14.08 2.47
Shea Weber MTL $6,000 13.93 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Johns DAL $3,100 9.64 2.68
Nathan Beaulieu MTL $4,100 10.47 2.49
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,600 14.08 2.47
Francois Beauchemin COL $3,600 9.22 2.43

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $7,900 25.25 2.71
Philipp Grubauer WSH $8,100 23.72 2.86
John Gibson ANA $7,300 21.95 2.36
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,800 20.94 2.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Philipp Grubauer WSH $8,100 23.72 2.86
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $7,900 25.25 2.71
Ondrej Pavelec WPG $7,600 20.78 2.70
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,800 20.94 2.38

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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