Goalie Starters & Injury Updates 11/26/2009

IL: Vancouver Canucks v Chicago Blackhawks

Slow day again, I won’t be posting much today due to it being Thanksgiving.  Keep refreshing this thread all to for up-to-the minute updates, Happy Thanksgiving!

Columbus Blue Jackets:

  • Steve Mason starting against the Senators per Tom Reed of The Columbus Dispatch.  In a disappointing season, the Calder Trophy winner is 8-5-3 with a 3.59 GAA and .885 SV% in 17 games.

Ottawa Senators:

  • Brian Elliot starting.
  • Alexei Kovalev back in the lineup, Mike Fisher still hurt. [Ottawa Citizen]

Los Angeles Kings:

  • Andrei Loktionov officially out with a separated shoulder. [LA Kings Insider]
  • Top prospect Braydon Schenn makes his NHL debut.
  • Rob Scuderi and Jared Stoll still out with injuries.
  • Coach Terry Murray is undecided over whether to start backup Erik Ersberg or started Jon Quick.  The game is not until 10 PM EST so I will be back on post-Thanksgiving supper. [LA Times]
  • Jon Quick in net [LA Kings Insider]

Vancouver Canucks:

  • Roberto Luongo expected to start according to this feature article by Gordon McIntyre of The Province.  The 30-year-old is 8-8-0 with one shutout, a 2.54 GAA and .908 SV%.

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