Here are your expected starting goalies for January 5, 2010:
- Jonas “The Monster” Gustavsson starts for the Leafs according to Jonas Siegel of Toronto’s AM 960.
- The Ottawa Senators Official Twitter writes Brian Elliot gets the nod in goal.
- Michal Neuvirth gets another try says Tarik El-Bashir of The Washington Post.
- Dave Stubbs with Habs Inside/Out confirms Carey Price as the Montreal tender.
- Marty Turco in nets writes Mike Heika of The Dallas Morning News. His opponent will be Martin Brodeur according to Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice.
- Seth Rorabaugh’s Empty Netters reports Brent Johnson facing Ondrej Pavelec in Pittsburgh tonight. Will confirm on the Atlanta side of things.
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- Tim Thomas expected back in nets writes Fluto Shinzawa of The Boston Globe. Makes sense considering his counterpart, Tuukka Rask, started last night at Madison Square Garden.
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- Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago puts Cristobal Huet in nets for the Hawks.
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- Pavelec vs. Johnson confirmed by Dan Kamal, radio voice of the Thrashers.
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- Michael Russo of The Star Tribune puts Josh Harding in nets for the Wild.
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- Dan Ellis in nets for the Predators according to their Official Twitter Page. (H/T to Joe English)
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- Jimmy Howard makes his sixth straight appearance says Ansar Khan of Mlive.com.
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- Steve Mason starts for the Blue Jackets despite losing his last start, writes Tom Reed of The Columbus Dispatch. He should face Roberto Luongo.
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- Since Giguere lost his last start, I would have to imagine Jonas Hiller goes for the Ducks.
- Ilya Bryzgalov listed as likely by Dave Vest of Coyotes.com.
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- Tomas Vokoun confirmed by The Official Twitter Page of The Florida Panthers.
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- Miikka Kiprusoff and Jeff Deslauriers likely to start tonight. Will confirm later with links.
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- Hiller confirmed here.