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.
5:00 pm ET games
New Jersey @ Columbus
Likely New Jersey starter: Martin Brodeur (Source.)
Likely Columbus starter: Steve Mason (Source.)
Nashville @ Buffalo
Likely Nashville starter: Anders Lindback (Source.)
Likely Buffalo starter: Ryan Miller – Once again, my best guess.
6:00 pm ET game
Montreal @ Minnesota
Likely Montreal starter: Alex Auld (Source.)
Likely Minnesota starter: Jose Theodore (Source.)
8:00 pm ET games
Calgary @ Anaheim
Likely Calgary starter: Mikka Kiprusoff (Source.)
Likely Anaheim starter: Dan Ellis – I doubt the Ducks will play Ray Emery in back-to-back games, but this is isn’t exactly a certainty either.
Chicago @ Phoenix
Likely Chicago starter: Corey Crawford (Source.)
Likely Phoenix starter: Ilya Bryzgalov (Source.)