Here are the expected starters for tonight:
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 7:05 PM
- This quote comes from Randy Hahn:In the broadcast booth in St. Louis. Nabokov starts in goal, Logan Couture up from Worcester plays on a line with McGinn and Staubitz. Vesce down to Worcester. Shelly, Blake and Mitchell not on trip. Expect St. Louis to come out HARD! The owner ripped the players in the press today.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 6:01 PM
- Ray Emery confirmed here. Thank you Kevin Kurz!
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 5:09 PM
- Since there are no news reports on their goalie status, I’m assuming Evgeni Nabokov, Ray Emery and Chris Mason are your remaining starters for tonight. Of course, I will update if anything changes.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 4:47 PM
- Tomas Vokoun confirmed here.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 4:46 PM
- Craig Anderson and Roberto Luongo project to start against each other. Read the full game preview on The White Towel, both teams are deeming the game a “must-win.”
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 3:46 PM
- This preview states Ilya Bryzgalov is most likely the starter for the Coyotes.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 2:56 PM
- Bucky Gleason of Sabres Edge lists Ryan Miller as likely for the Sabres.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 2:33 PM
- The Official Twitter Page of the Tampa Bay Lightning confirms Antero Niittymaki.
- Sandra Prussina notes Jonas Gustavsson faces the Flames for the first time tonight. TSN’s Ice Chips also confirms both Gustavsson and Kiprusoff.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 2:13 PM
- Miikka Kiprusoff to start per Sandra Prussina of 660 News.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 1:40 PM
- Carey Price confirms for the Canadiens, per RDS.
- The Official Twitter Page of the Los Angeles Kings reports Jon Quick for the Kings.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 1:22 PM
- Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post believes Jose Theodore will start for the Capitals.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 1:16 PM
- Eric Stephen’s Duck Blog notes Jonas Hiller should be back in net for the Ducks since Jean-Sebastien Giguere played last night.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 12:53 PM
- Bruce MacLeod of The Macomb Daily announces Jimmy Howard is starting for the third straight game.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 12:45 PM
- Marty Turco definitely in for the Stars, per Mike Heika’s Five for Fighting.
- According to Seth Rorabaugh’s Empty Netters, Marc Andre Fleury is expected for the Penguins.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 12:25 PM
- Chris Botta’s Islanders Point Blank announced Dwayne Roloson starting for the Islanders. Likewise, Botta mentions Tomas Vokoun in net for Florida (I will try to confirm Vokoun from the Panthers side just to be thorough).
- BostonBruin.com writer John Bishop reports Tim Thomas was the first goalie off the ice, indicating he will start for Boston.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 12:10 PM
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 11:50 AM
- Backup Brian Elliot likely to make the start for the Senators, according to this preview.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 11:10 AM
- Tom Gulitti’s Fire & Ice projects Martin Brodeur in his starting lineup.
UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 10:45 AM
- Newsday’s Steve Zipay confirms Henrik Lundqvist for the Rangers.
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That’s all I have for now. More updates to come. If you have a reliable source with the starter listed and I have yet to post it, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yesterday’s Count: 12/12
Year-to-date Predictions: 467/472= 98.9%