Whether you’re interested for fantasy hockey reasons or just want to know which goalie your team is playing in a given day, we thought it might be helpful to share our best guesses (based on various previews from newspapers and Web sites plus our own instincts) on who might start each day.
7:00 pm ET game
NY Rangers @ New Jersey
Likely NY Rangers starter: Henrik Lundqvist (Source.)
Likely New Jersey starter: Johan Hedberg (Source.)
7:30 pm ET games
St. Louis @ Buffalo
Likely St. Louis starter: Ty Conklin (Source.)
Likely Buffalo starter: Ryan Miller (Source.)
Boston @ Ottawa
Likely Boston starter: Tim Thomas – My best guess.
Likely Ottawa starter: Robin Lehner – By process of trade-based elimination.
Detroit @ Florida
Likely Detroit starter: Joey MacDonald (Source.)
Likely Florida starter: Tomas Vokoun – Could he be the next goalie to join the earlier-than-expected trade sweepstakes? (Source.)
8:00 pm ET games
Philadelphia @ Carolina
Likely Philadelphia starter: Sergei Bobrovsky (Source.)
Likely Carolina starter: Cam Ward (Source.)
Anaheim @ Minnesota
Likely Anaheim starter: Curtis McElhinney – With Jonas Hiller injured, it’s likely that McElhinney will have a Hiller-like stranglehold on the Ducks goalie job in the interim.
Likely Minnesota starter: Niklas Backstrom (Source.)
8:30 pm ET game
Columbus @ Chicago
Likely Columbus starter: Steve Mason (Source.)
Likely Chicago starter: Corey Crawford (Source.)