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NHL Draftkings Picks for Feb 17, 2021

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Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $8,900 22.65 2.54
Connor McDavid EDM $8,600 22.22 2.58
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,100 15.82 1.95
Mark Scheifele WPG $6,800 14.20 2.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $8,600 22.22 2.58
Sam Bennett CGY $2,900 7.44 2.57
Auston Matthews TOR $8,900 22.65 2.54
Mikael Backlund CGY $4,500 10.77 2.39

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitchell Marner TOR $7,800 15.77 2.02
Patrick Kane CHI $8,400 15.74 1.87
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $6,800 15.47 2.28
Nikolaj Ehlers WPG $6,700 14.58 2.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Martinook CAR $2,000 5.54 2.77
Tyler Ennis EDM $2,500 6.61 2.65
Nick Paul OTT $2,900 7.51 2.59
Dillon Dube CGY $3,100 7.93 2.56

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,900 13.26 2.25
Dougie Hamilton CAR $9,200 12.79 1.39
Tyson Barrie EDM $5,800 12.15 2.09
Quinn Hughes VAN $5,300 10.90 2.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Gardiner CAR $2,000 5.31 2.65
Nikita Zadorov CHI $2,500 6.05 2.42
Radko Gudas FLA $2,000 4.78 2.39
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,900 13.26 2.25

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Lankinen CHI $7,900 15.11 1.91
Chris Driedger FLA $10,800 12.88 1.19
Jacob Markstrom CGY $8,100 12.50 1.54
Frederik Andersen TOR $8,300 10.71 1.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Lankinen CHI $7,900 15.11 1.91
Jacob Markstrom CGY $8,100 12.50 1.54
Frederik Andersen TOR $8,300 10.71 1.29
Jonathan Bernier DET $7,300 8.87 1.21

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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