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NHL Draftkings Picks for Jan 17, 2021

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


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Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sidney Crosby PIT $7,400 15.83 2.14
Evgeni Malkin PIT $6,800 13.52 1.99
Aleksander Barkov FLA $6,000 10.11 1.69
Nicklas Backstrom WAS $5,700 9.05 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Wennberg FLA $2,500 6.65 2.66
Sidney Crosby PIT $7,400 15.83 2.14
Evgeni Malkin PIT $6,800 13.52 1.99
Eetu Luostarinen FLA $2,500 4.74 1.90

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Kane CHI $7,200 15.40 2.14
Alex Ovechkin WAS $8,500 15.08 1.77
Patric Hornqvist FLA $2,500 12.64 5.05
Jake Guentzel PIT $6,700 11.43 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patric Hornqvist FLA $2,500 12.64 5.05
Anthony Duclair FLA $2,500 10.00 4.00
Jason Zucker PIT $4,000 10.26 2.56
Alex DeBrincat CHI $4,800 11.42 2.38

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Carlson WAS $6,500 12.08 1.86
Duncan Keith CHI $4,700 10.55 2.24
Kris Letang PIT $5,700 9.97 1.75
MacKenzie Weegar FLA $4,100 9.76 2.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor Murphy CHI $3,400 8.34 2.45
MacKenzie Weegar FLA $4,100 9.76 2.38
Justin Schultz WAS $2,700 6.07 2.25
Duncan Keith CHI $4,700 10.55 2.24

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Driedger FLA $8,100 16.14 1.99
Ilya Samsonov WAS $7,500 9.47 1.26
Collin Delia CHI $7,100 6.86 0.97
Casey DeSmith PIT $7,700 5.46 0.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Driedger FLA $8,100 16.14 1.99
Ilya Samsonov WAS $7,500 9.47 1.26
Collin Delia CHI $7,100 6.86 0.97
Casey DeSmith PIT $7,700 5.46 0.71

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 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. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.

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