Here are the expected starters for tonight:
UPDATED 10/22/2009 @ 03:47PM:
- No word yet, but Chris Osgood and Nikolai Khabibulin are likely for tonight. More updates to come/links to confirm.
UPDATED 10/22/2009 @ 02:47PM:
- Jon Quick is starting in net tonight and will continue there for the foreseeable future according to Rich Hammond. Hammond recently sat down with coach Terry Murray about the team’s goalie situation. Click here for the full Q & A.
- Henrik Lundqvist is a guarantee to be in net tonight seeing as it is a division rival. Steve Valiquette‘s effort against San Jose certainly did not help his cause…
UPDATED 10/22/2009 @ 02:25PM:
- John Glennon reports here that Pekka Rinne will start tonight. Seems like Trotz is using a 1, 1A approach with his two promising netminders.
UPDATED 10/22/2009 @ 02:00PM:
- Jaroslav Halak will be in again, per Habs Inside/Out. Click here for the full entry.
UPDATED 10/22/2009 @ 01:32PM:
- Martin Biron in for the Islanders tonight. Chris Botta has the full story here.
UPDATED 10/22/2009 @ 01:19PM:
- Ray Emery will start against Boston. Tim Thomas also re-confirmed. Read the entire entry from Kevin Kurz at On The Fly here.
- Lightning Insider writes here that Mike Smith will start tonight against San Jose.
- This preview here mentions Ilya Bryzgalov as expected to start in goal.
- Evgeni Nabokov will be in goal against Tampa Bay, per David Pollack of Mercury News.
UPDATED 10/22/2009 @ 12:19PM:
- Steve Harris of the Boston Herald expects Tim Thomas to be in goal here.
- Chris Vivlamore reports here that Ondrej Pavelec will be in net tonight.
- Per James Gordon of Hockey Capital, Pascal Leclaire will start tonight against Nashville. Click here to read the whole preview.
UPDATED 10/22/2009 @ 10:19AM:
- Tarik El-Bashir believes Semyon Varlamov will play again tonight against the Thrashers. He mentions the injury to Jose Theodore here, noting that he will backup despite being ready to return.
- This feature entry here by Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice implies Martin Brodeur starting tonight.
- Aaron Portzline of Puck-rakers reports here that Mathieu Garon will start tonight against his former team.
- As previously mentioned, Alex Auld will start in goal tonight against the Kings. Mike Heika mentions this at the end of his entry here.
That’s all I have for now. More updates to come. If you have any tips, email them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Year-to-date Predictions: 170/172= 98.8%