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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 Matt Duchene
C Patrice Bergeron
W Artemi Panarin
W Brock McGinn
W Frank Vatrano
D Sebastian Aho
D Brayden McNabb
G Robin Lehner
Util Patrick Kane
Salary $49,800
Expected Points 37.5

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,700 5.67 0.74
John Tavares OTT $6,900 4.96 0.72
Steven Stamkos DET $7,200 4.87 0.68
Tyler Seguin SJ $7,200 4.86 0.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,700 5.67 0.74
Matt Duchene MTL $6,300 4.66 0.74
John Tavares OTT $6,900 4.96 0.72
Kevin Hayes NYI $4,900 3.54 0.72

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Kane STL $7,800 5.79 0.74
Alex Ovechkin DAL $7,500 5.41 0.72
Cam Atkinson TB $7,200 5.25 0.73
Viktor Arvidsson CGY $7,300 5.17 0.71
Brad Marchand BOS $7,000 5.01 0.72
Johnny Gaudreau CEN $7,100 4.98 0.70
Vladimir Tarasenko EDM $6,700 4.82 0.72
Nikita Kucherov DET $6,900 4.76 0.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Kane STL $7,800 5.79 0.74
Artemi Panarin TB $6,400 4.72 0.74
Cam Atkinson TB $7,200 5.25 0.73
Brad Marchand BOS $7,000 5.01 0.72
Alex Ovechkin DAL $7,500 5.41 0.72
Frank Vatrano CHI $5,200 3.74 0.72
Brock McGinn WSH $2,900 2.09 0.72
Vladimir Tarasenko EDM $6,700 4.82 0.72

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Roman Josi CGY $6,500 4.71 0.72
Mark Giordano CEN $6,400 4.33 0.68
Victor Hedman DET $6,000 3.91 0.65
Jacob Trouba PIT $5,800 3.81 0.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sebastian Aho NJ $2,500 3.13 1.25
Roman Josi CGY $6,500 4.71 0.72
Ryan Pulock NJ $4,900 3.38 0.69
Mark Giordano CEN $6,400 4.33 0.68

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robin Lehner NJ $8,000 5.50 0.69
Jordan Binnington EDM $7,900 5.36 0.68
Connor Hellebuyck PIT $8,100 5.11 0.63
Pekka Rinne CGY $8,300 5.11 0.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robin Lehner NJ $8,000 5.50 0.69
Jordan Binnington EDM $7,900 5.36 0.68
Connor Hellebuyck PIT $8,100 5.11 0.63
Pekka Rinne CGY $8,300 5.11 0.62

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.