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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

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 Patrice Bergeron
C Tyler Seguin
W David Pastrnak
W Dustin Brown
W Jamie Benn
D Sebastian Aho
D Johnny Boychuk
G Jaroslav Halak
Util Colton Sceviour
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 33.91

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,600 5.27 0.69
Connor McDavid ANA $8,000 4.88 0.61
Tyler Seguin SJ $6,800 4.37 0.64
Jack Eichel BUF $7,300 4.28 0.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,600 5.27 0.69
Tyler Seguin SJ $6,800 4.37 0.64
Mikko Koivu NSH $3,900 2.39 0.61
Casey Cizikas NJ $3,400 2.06 0.61

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $7,500 5.07 0.68
Nikita Kucherov DET $7,300 4.07 0.56
Patrick Kane STL $7,400 3.92 0.53
Jamie Benn SJ $6,100 3.87 0.63
Brad Marchand BOS $6,300 3.85 0.61
Evgenii Dadonov CHI $6,900 3.82 0.55
Brendan Gallagher CAR $6,700 3.81 0.57
Mark Stone MTL $6,200 3.79 0.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $7,500 5.07 0.68
Dustin Brown VAN $5,400 3.61 0.67
Colton Sceviour CHI $2,800 1.79 0.64
Jamie Benn SJ $6,100 3.87 0.63
Brad Marchand BOS $6,300 3.85 0.61
Mike Hoffman CHI $5,700 3.46 0.61
Nino Niederreiter NSH $3,200 1.94 0.61
Mark Stone MTL $6,200 3.79 0.61

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns ATL $6,800 4.05 0.60
John Klingberg SJ $6,200 3.40 0.55
Thomas Chabot MTL $6,500 3.35 0.51
Ryan Suter NSH $5,400 3.21 0.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sebastian Aho NJ $2,500 2.30 0.92
Alec Martinez VAN $3,800 2.37 0.62
Johnny Boychuk NJ $3,000 1.87 0.62
Brent Burns ATL $6,800 4.05 0.60

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaroslav Halak BOS $8,200 5.76 0.70
Andrei Vasilevskiy DET $8,400 5.60 0.67
Linus Ullmark BUF $7,000 4.66 0.67
Roberto Luongo CHI $7,300 4.64 0.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaroslav Halak BOS $8,200 5.76 0.70
Andrei Vasilevskiy DET $8,400 5.60 0.67
Linus Ullmark BUF $7,000 4.66 0.67
Roberto Luongo CHI $7,300 4.64 0.64

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.