NHL Draftkings Picks for May 9, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

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


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Hughes NJ $8,200 17.48 2.13
Roope Hintz DAL $7,500 15.07 2.01
Nico Hischier NJ $6,300 12.93 2.05
Sebastian Aho CAR $6,800 10.03 1.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael McLeod NJ $2,500 7.39 2.96
Yanni Gourde SEA $4,100 9.57 2.33
Jesperi Kotkaniemi CAR $3,600 8.23 2.29
Nathan Bastian NJ $2,500 5.60 2.24

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Pavelski DAL $6,700 15.88 2.37
Jason Robertson DAL $7,900 15.01 1.90
Timo Meier NJ $6,400 12.06 1.88
Jared McCann SEA $5,900 11.76 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesper Fast CAR $2,900 7.38 2.54
Jordan Martinook CAR $3,400 8.38 2.46
Joe Pavelski DAL $6,700 15.88 2.37
Mason Marchment DAL $4,100 9.61 2.34

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns CAR $6,500 12.65 1.95
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,900 11.32 1.92
Dougie Hamilton NJ $6,100 9.03 1.48
Vince Dunn SEA $4,800 8.65 1.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luke Hughes NJ $3,000 7.81 2.60
Jani Hakanpaa DAL $2,900 7.32 2.52
Carson Soucy SEA $2,600 6.43 2.47
Colin Miller DAL $2,500 6.03 2.41

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,800 14.23 1.82
Philipp Grubauer SEA $7,500 10.88 1.45
Vitek Vanecek NJ $8,000 10.24 1.28
Frederik Andersen CAR $7,300 9.25 1.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,800 14.23 1.82
Philipp Grubauer SEA $7,500 10.88 1.45
Vitek Vanecek NJ $8,000 10.24 1.28
Frederik Andersen CAR $7,300 9.25 1.27

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.