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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 Tyler Seguin
C John Tavares
W Zach Hyman
W Karson Kuhlman
W Alexander Radulov
D Tyson Barrie
D Brett Pesce
G Ben Bishop
Util David Pastrnak
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 36.98

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,400 4.98 0.67
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $7,000 4.87 0.70
John Tavares OTT $6,700 4.78 0.71
Tyler Seguin SJ $6,600 4.68 0.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Tavares OTT $6,700 4.78 0.71
Tyler Seguin SJ $6,600 4.68 0.71
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $7,000 4.87 0.70
Jordan Staal WSH $4,400 3.07 0.70

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Marchand BOS $7,100 5.12 0.72
David Pastrnak BOS $6,900 4.97 0.72
Alex Ovechkin DAL $7,600 4.88 0.64
Alexander Radulov SJ $6,300 4.68 0.74
Mitchell Marner OTT $6,500 4.20 0.65
Gabriel Landeskog FLA $6,600 4.08 0.62
Viktor Arvidsson CGY $6,100 3.94 0.65
Johnny Gaudreau CEN $6,700 3.84 0.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Hyman OTT $3,800 2.89 0.76
Alexander Radulov SJ $6,300 4.68 0.74
Karson Kuhlman BOS $3,000 2.21 0.74
Brad Marchand BOS $7,100 5.12 0.72
David Pastrnak BOS $6,900 4.97 0.72
Jake DeBrusk BOS $4,700 3.36 0.71
Danton Heinen BOS $3,100 2.16 0.70
Colin Wilson FLA $2,900 2.01 0.69

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Giordano CEN $6,300 4.30 0.68
Tyson Barrie FLA $5,300 3.96 0.75
John Carlson DAL $6,100 3.90 0.64
Dougie Hamilton WSH $5,400 3.69 0.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyson Barrie FLA $5,300 3.96 0.75
Nikita Zadorov FLA $2,700 1.95 0.72
Jake Muzzin OTT $4,100 2.96 0.72
Ron Hainsey OTT $2,900 2.03 0.70

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Bishop SJ $7,500 6.16 0.82
Pekka Rinne CGY $7,900 5.26 0.67
Philipp Grubauer FLA $7,200 5.05 0.70
Petr Mrazek WSH $7,000 4.77 0.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Bishop SJ $7,500 6.16 0.82
Philipp Grubauer FLA $7,200 5.05 0.70
Petr Mrazek WSH $7,000 4.77 0.68
Pekka Rinne CGY $7,900 5.26 0.67

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.