After one week of nightly picks, each of our four game-selectors are above .500. Who are tonight’s “Best Bets?” Check it out, along with tonight’s starting goalies and TV schedule.
There’s a pair of marquee intra-conference matchups tonight, with the Bruins and Penguins meeting in Boston and the Canucks and Kings clashing in Los Angeles.
After one week of nightly picks, each of our four game-selectors are above .500.
Who are tonight’s “Best Bets?” Check it out, along with tonight’s starting goalies and TV schedule.
Pittsburgh @ Boston 7:00 PM ET
TV: RDS, ROOT, NESN
Probable Starting Goalies: Marc-Andre Fleury vs. Tuukka Rask
Columbus @ Toronto 7:00 PM ET
TV: FS-O, SNET-O
Probable Starting Goalies: Sergei Bobrovsky vs. James Reimer
Winnipeg @ New Jersey 7:00 PM ET
TV: TSN-JETS, MSG
Probable Starting Goalies: Ondrej Pavelec vs. Martin Brodeur
NY Rangers @ Tampa Bay 7:30 PM ET
TV: MSG PLUS,SUN
Probable Starting Goalies: Henrik Lundqvist vs. Ben Bishop
Philadelphia @ Florida 7:30 PM ET
TV: CSN-PH, FS-F
Probable Starting Goalies: Steve Mason vs. Tim Thomas
Minnesota @ St. Louis 8:00 PM ET
TV: TSN2, NBCSN
Probable Starting Goalies: Niklas Backstrom vs. Jaroslav Halak
Phoenix @ Nashville 8:00 PM ET
Probable Starting Goalies: Mike Smith vs. Marek Mazanec
Chicago @ Edmonton 9:30 PM ET
TV: CSN-CH, SNET-W
Probable Starting Goalies: Corey Crawford vs. Devan Dubnyk
Los Angeles @ Vancouver 10:00 PM ET
TV: FS-W, SNET-P
Probable Starting Goalies: Ben Scrivens vs. Roberto Luongo
The Hockey News Best Bets (with season record):
Ken Campbell, Senior Writer (5-2): Philadelphia over Florida
Ryan Kennedy, Associate Senior Writer (5-2): Phoenix over Nashville
Adam Proteau, Writer/Columnist (4-3): Chicago over Edmonton
Rory Boylen, THN.com Post-To-Post Blog Editor (4-3): St. Louis over Minnesota
Edward Fraser, The Hockey News’ Managing Editor, joined THN in 2005 after covering the Jr. B Stratford Cullitons. The London, Ont., native graduated from the University of Western Ontario – where he did campus radio color commentary for both men’s and women’s hockey – with a Master’s in Journalism. He really, really hates the loser point.