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December 8 NHL schedule, starting goalies, THN Best Bets & TV guide

Adam Proteau has pulled ahead with the best record among THN's four daily "Best Bet" game-pickers. Who does he and the others think is a sure-thing tonight?
The Hockey News

The Hockey News

Adam Proteau has pulled ahead with the best record among THN's four daily "Best Bet" game-pickers. Who does he and the others think is a sure-thing tonight?

Here are their picks, along with today's TV schedule and probable starters.

San Jose @ Minnesota 6:00 PM ET

TV: CSN-CA, FS-N

Probable Starting Goalies: Antti Niemi vs. Josh Harding

Boston @ Toronto 7:00 PM ET

TV: RDS2, NESN, LEAFS TV

Probable Starting Goalies: Chad Johnson vs. Jonathan Bernier

Washington @ NY Rangers 7:00 PM ET

TV: CSN-DC, MSG

Probable Starting Goalies: Philipp Grubauer vs. Henrik Lundqvist

Florida @ Chicago 7:00 PM ET

TV: FS-F, WGN

Probable Starting Goalies: Tim Thomas vs. Corey Crawford

Colorado @ Vancouver 8:00 PM ET

TV: ALT, SNET-P

Probable Starting Goalies: Semyon Varlamov vs. Roberto Luongo



The Hockey News Best Bets (with season record):


Ken Campbell, Senior Writer (10-9): San Jose over Minnesota

Ryan Kennedy, Associate Senior Writer (9-10): Chicago over Florida

Adam Proteau, Writer/Columnist (11-8): Chicago over Florida

Rory Boylen, THN.com Post-To-Post Blog Editor (10-9): Chicago over Florida

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.

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