Goalie Starters 12/03/2009

Carolina Hurricanes v Dallas Stars

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Goalie Starters 11/21/2009

Columbus Blue Jackets v Washington Capitals

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/21/2009 @ 1:21 AM

  • Steve Mason announced the starter for the Blue Jackets.  The 21 year old Rookie of the Year comes into tonights matchup 8-5-2 with a 3.48 GAA and .884 SV% in 15 games.  The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline has the full report.

UPDATED 11/21/2009 @ 12:17 PM

  • Semyon Varlamov confirmed here and here. The young Russian netminder is 8-1 in 10 games with a 2.59 GAA and .911 SV%.  Last night’s starter Michael Neuvirth returned to Hershey this morning.
  • His counterpart will be Vesa Toskala, writes Jonas Siegel.  Toskala boasts a 0-4-2 line with a 4.26 GAA an .854 SV% in eight games.
  • Radio announcer Dan Kamal confirms Marc Andre Fleury facing Johan Hedberg.  The Atlanta backups is 4-1-0 with a 2.63 GAA an .923 SV% in seven games while Fleury is 11-7-0 with a 2.67 GAA and .899 SV% in 18 games.
  • Tom Gulitti’s Fire & Ice reports backup Yann Danis will make his third star of the year.  In his two previous starts, Danis has a 1.00 GAA and .964 SV%.

UPDATED 11/21/2009 @ 12:52 PM

  • John Vogl’s Sabres Edge lists Patrick Lalime as likely for the Sabres.  The backup is winless in two games with a 4.14 GAA an .854 SV% in two games.

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Goalie Starters 11/19/2009

Atlanta Thrashers v New York Islanders

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

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Goalie Starters 11/16/2009


Here are the expected starters for tonight:

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  • Lightning Strike’s Damian Christodero recently wrote “Niittymaki will keep playing until the coaching staff thinks his game takes a dip. Then it’s on to Smith and we see what he can do with his chance.” Going by that statement, Antero Niittymaki will start considering he remains in the league leaders in GAA.

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  • Rask confirmed here.
  • Martin Biron starts according to the rotation of Islander’s coach Scott Gordon.

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Yesterday’s Count: 6/6
Year-to-date Predictions: 496/502= 98.7%

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-Alexander Monaghan

Goalie Starters 11/11/2009


Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/11/2009 @ 1:28 PM:

  • Dan Tencer writes Nikolai Khabibulin will return to the Oilers lineup.
  • Martin Brodeur projects for the Devils. big suprise there.
  • On the same note, Jonas Hiller likely will start against the Devils.  The Ducks have back-to-back games coming up this weekend one of which Jean-Sebastien Giguere should start.  At least that is my interpretation to this feature.

UPDATED 11/11/2009 @ 1:13 PM:

  • Portzline also projects Steve Mason in his lines.

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  • Rich Hammond also reports Erik Ersberg gets the start over Jon Quick.
  • Tarik El-Bashir confirms Jose Theodore in net for the Capitals.

UPDATED 11/11/2009 @ 12:38 PM:

  • As mentioned by Chip Alexander of Canes Now and confirmed by Rich Hammond’s LA Kings Insider, Manny Legace will make his season debut for the Hurricanes.
  • Katie Strang of Isles Files writes that Dwayne Roloson will face the Capitals.
  • As you may or may not have read here, NHLHotStove.com is coming soon.  Right now I have added an About page and solved numerous formatting problems as well as sources for all 30 teams.  Check out our ever-changing beta here!

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 thehotstove@gmail.com.

Yesterday’s Count: 12/12
Year-to-date Predictions: 425/430= 98.8%

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-Alexander Monaghan