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NHL Draftkings Picks for Jan 8, 2022

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Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon COL $9,400 24.13 2.57
Nazem Kadri COL $6,900 20.04 2.90
Auston Matthews TOR $8,600 18.98 2.21
Evan Rodrigues PIT $8,400 17.42 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nazem Kadri COL $6,900 20.04 2.90
Eetu Luostarinen FLA $2,500 7.16 2.86
Derek Stepan CAR $2,500 7.11 2.84
Johan Larsson ARI $2,700 7.55 2.80

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Guentzel PIT $9,800 22.24 2.27
Mikko Rantanen COL $8,700 20.56 2.36
Alex Ovechkin WAS $9,400 19.59 2.08
Gabriel Landeskog COL $6,900 18.53 2.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Perry TB $3,200 11.28 3.53
Yakov Trenin NSH $2,500 8.67 3.47
Garnet Hathaway WAS $2,700 9.02 3.34
Marcus Foligno MIN $2,700 8.95 3.31

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $7,500 17.83 2.38
Roman Josi NSH $7,400 17.60 2.38
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $6,400 15.82 2.47
John Carlson WAS $7,100 15.00 2.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brady Skjei CAR $2,900 10.29 3.55
Brayden McNabb VGK $2,800 8.87 3.17
Dylan Coghlan VGK $2,700 8.37 3.10
Zach Whitecloud VGK $4,300 13.07 3.04

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juuse Saros NSH $8,500 22.04 2.59
Tristan Jarry PIT $10,600 21.36 2.01
Andrei Vasilevskiy TB $8,200 18.16 2.22
Darcy Kuemper COL $8,100 16.75 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juuse Saros NSH $8,500 22.04 2.59
Andrei Vasilevskiy TB $8,200 18.16 2.22
Jack Campbell TOR $7,300 15.42 2.11
Darcy Kuemper COL $8,100 16.75 2.07

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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