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Tuukka Rask

This afternoon’s starting goalies – April 2

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.

We’ll have tonight’s starters later on today.

 

Atlanta @ Boston – 1 p.m. ET

Atlanta’s starter: Ondrej Pavelec gets the start in goal for the playoff-less Thrashers. (Source)

Boston’s starter: It’s an afternoon game in Boston and today that means it’s Tuukka time as Tuukka Rask gets the start. (Source)

Tampa Bay @ Minnesota – 2 p.m. ET

Tampa Bay’s starter: Dwayne Roloson gets the start for the Lightning. (Source)

Minnesota’s starter: Niklas Backstrom gets the call in goal for the Wild. (Source)

Detroit @ Nashville – 3 p.m. ET

Detroit’s starter: Jimmy Howard is back for Detroit after missing the last few games with a shoulder ailment suffered against Toronto. (Source)

Nashville’s starter: Pekka Rinne gets the call against the Wings. He’s been lights out in his career against Detroit. (Source)

Dallas @ Los Angeles – 4 p.m. ET

Dallas’ starter: Kari Lehtonen gets the nod in a crucial game for the Stars. (Source)

Los Angeles’ starter: Jon Quick gets the start for the Kings in what’s an important game for them just the same. (Source)

Today’s Starting Goalies – April 1

New Jersey Devils v Dallas Stars

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 games

Chicago @ Columbus

Likely Chicago starter: Corey Crawford (Source.)

Likely Columbus starter: Mathieu Garon (Source.)

Philadelphia @ New Jersey

Likely Philadelphia starter: Brian Boucher (Source.)

Likely New Jersey starter: Johan Hedberg (Source.)

8:00 pm ET game

Calgary @ St. Louis

Likely Calgary starter: Miikka Kiprusoff (Source.)

Likely St. Louis starter: Jaroslav Halak (Source.)

10:00 pm ET game

Colorado @ Phoenix

Likely Colorado starter: Peter Budaj (Source.)

Likely Phoenix starter: Ilya Bryzgalov (Source.)

Tonight’s Starting Goalies – March 31 (late edition)

Jonathan Quick

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.

9:00 pm ET game

Nashville @ Colorado

Likely Nashville starter: Pekka Rinne (Source.)

Likely Colorado starter: Brian Elliott (Source.)

10:00 pm ET game

Los Angeles @ Vancouver

Likely Los Angeles starter: Jonathan Quick (Source.)

Likely Vancouver starter: Roberto Luongo (Source.)

10:30 pm ET game

Dallas @ San Jose

Likely Dallas starter: Kari Lehtonen (Source.)

Likely San Jose starter: Antti Niemi (Source.)

Today’s Starting Goalies – March 31 (early edition)

New York Rangers v Pittsburgh Penguins

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 games

Toronto @ Boston

Likely Toronto starter: James Reimer (Source.)

Likely Boston starter: Tim Thomas (Source.)

Atlanta @ Philadelphia

Likely Atlanta starter: Chris Mason (Source.)

Likely Philadelphia starter: Sergei Bobrovsky (Source.)

NY Rangers @ NY Islanders

Likely NY Rangers starter: Henrik Lundqvist (Source.)

Likely NY Islanders starter: Al Montoya (Source.)

Columbus @ Washington

Likely Columbus starter: Steve Mason (Source.)

Likely Washington starter: Michal Neuvirth (Source.)

7:30 pm ET games

Ottawa @ Florida

Likely Ottawa starter: Craig Anderson (Source.)

Likely Florida starter: Tomas Vokoun (Source.)

Pittsburgh @ Tampa Bay

Likely Pittsburgh starter: Marc-Andre Fleury (Source.)

Likely Tampa Bay starter: Dwayne Roloson (Source.)

8:00 pm ET game

Edmonton @ Minnesota

Likely Edmonton starter: Nikolai Khabibulin (Source.)

Likely Minnesota starter: Niklas Backstrom (Source.)

Tonight’s starting goalies – March 30

Cam Ward

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.

NY Rangers @ Buffalo – 7 p.m. ET

New York’s starter: You thought it wouldn’t be Henrik Lundqvist? Come on now. King Henrik goes until the Rangers clinch a spot. (Source)

Buffalo’s starter: Jhonas Enroth gets the surprise start as Ryan Miller is out with an upper body injury. The City of Buffalo says, “GULP!” (Source)

Montreal @ Carolina – 7 p.m. ET

Montreal’s starter: Carey Price gets the call in goal yet again. (Source)

Carolina’s starter: Cam Ward will start yet again as the Hurricanes try to get into the playoffs. (Source)

NY Islanders @ New Jersey – 7 p.m. ET

New York’s starter: Rick DiPietro gets the call to try and end the Devils season. (Source)

New Jersey’s starter: Martin Brodeur will do his part to keep the Devils very slim playoff hopes alive. (Source)

St. Louis @ Detroit – 7:30 p.m. ET

St. Louis’ starter: Jaroslav Halak got a bit burned last night, so why not go with Ty Conklin tonight against his old team?

Detroit’s starter: Joey MacDonald gets the call in goal once again while Jimmy Howard is out. (Source)

Anaheim @ Calgary – 9:30 p.m. ET

Anaheim’s starter: Ray Emery gets the nod in net again for the Ducks. Coach Randy Carlyle has called Emery a “god send” this year.  Lofty praise indeed. (Source)

Calgary’s starter: Miikka Kiprusoff will try to keep the Flames playoff hopes on life support tonight. (Source)