Goalie Starters 12/18/2009

12/18/2009
Buffalo Sabres v Toronto Maple Leafs

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Goalie Starters 12/17/2009

12/17/2009
NY: Phoenix Coyotes v New York Rangers

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Goalie Starters 12/09/2009

12/09/2009
Washington Capitals v New Jersey Devils

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Goalie Starters 11/25/2009

11/25/2009
New York Islanders v New Jersey Devils

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Injury Updates 11/22/2009

11/22/2009
Vancouver Canucks v Montreal Canadiens

Here are some fantasy-relevant injured players around the league.

Tonight’s Status Updates:

Last Night’s Injuries:

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Goalie Starters 11/22/2009

11/21/2009
Tampa Bay Lightning v Dallas Stars

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/21/2009 @ 10:33 PM

  • Antero Niittymaki expected by both Lightning Insider and TampaBay.com’s Damian Cristodero to start for the Lightning.  Niittymaki is 5-1-3 with a 1.93 GAA and .939 SV% in 10 games.
  • Roberto Luongo expected to start for the Canucks tonight.  The thirty year old is 8-7-0 with one shutout, a 2.64 GAA and .907 SV% in 16 games.
  • Antti Niemi will get a lot of consideration as the starter tonight according to the Official Twitter of the Chicago Blackhawks.  Will update later with a confirmation.
  • Ben Wright’s Blueland Blog guesses Ondrej Pavelec will start tonight.  The rookie is 6-5-2 with one shutout, a 2.89 GAA and .918 SV% in 14 games.

UPDATED 11/22/2009 @ 12:58 PM

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Year-to-date Predictions: 581/587= 98.7%

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Goalie Starters 11/19/2009

11/18/2009
Atlanta Thrashers v New York Islanders

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/18/2009 @ 10:30 PM

UPDATED 11/19/2009 @ 1:08 PM

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Goalie Starters 11/16/2009

11/16/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 5:20 PM

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 4:55 PM

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 4:40 PM

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 4:20 PM

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 4:00 PM

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 12:00 PM

  • 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.

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 11:10 AM

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

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 10:50 AM

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 10:45 AM

UPDATED 11/16/2009 @ 10:25 AM

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

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Goalie Starters 11/03/2009

11/03/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/03/2009 @ 03:08 AM:

UPDATED 11/03/2009 @ 11:57 AM:

UPDATED 11/03/2009 @ 11:43 AM:

  • Dan Kamal, the radio voice of the Atlanta Thrashers, posts via Twitter that Ondrej Pavelec will start.

UPDATED 11/03/2009 @ 11:37 AM:

UPDATED 11/03/2009 @ 11:30 AM:

  • Jonas Gustavsson starts for the Leafs according to TMLCentral’s report via Twitter.

UPDATED 11/03/2009 @ 11:20 AM:

  • Newsday’s Steve Zipay reports Henrik Lundqvist as expected for the Rangers.  He also notes Andrew Raycroft replacing the fallen Roberto Luongo for the Canucks.  Due to restrictions I can no longer post the direct link to Zipay’s blog, however you can scroll down to the entry entitled Live from Vancouver: Lisin doubtful for Canucks to confirm my findings.

UPDATED 11/03/2009 @ 11:10 AM:

UPDATED 11/03/2009 @ 10:30 AM:

  • Bruins Blog’s Fluto Shinzawa projects Tim Thomas as the Boston starter.
  • Despite the flu bug hitting the team, Ansar Khan of Mlive.com reports Chris Osgood gets the start for the Red Wings.
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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 thehotstove@gmail.com.

Yesterday’s Count: 5*/6 = 100%
Year-to-date Predictions: 327/332= 98.5%

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-Alexander Monaghan

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Goalie Starters 10/31/2009

10/30/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 5:15 PM:

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 4:45 PM:

  • Vesa Toskala in net, confirmed here.  Still awaiting word from Montreal, but I would guess Jaroslav Halak.
  • Tomas Vokoun listed as likely here.

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 3:00 PM:

  • All signs point to Chris Mason, Tomas Vokoun and Ryan Miller as the remaining starters.
  • Montreal’s starter is a “toss-up” as is Toronto’s.

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 1:55 PM:

  • The Phoenix Coyotes Official Site lists Ilya Bryzgalov as expected against his former team the Ducks.  Likewise, expect Jonas Hiller to suit up against the Yotes.  Jean-Sebastien Giguere is still nursing a sore groin, as reported in the LATimes.  In the meantime, Justin Pogge will remain Hiller‘s backup.

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 1:15 PM:

  • TSN’s Ice Chips has Miikka Kiprusoff in for Calgary.
  • Still awaiting word on the starters for both Montreal and Toronto.
  • Pekka Rinne confirmed here.

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 1:15 PM:

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 12:45 PM:

  • Radio voice of the Thrashers, Dan Kamal, confirms via Twitter Ondrej Pavelec starts today.

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 12:34 PM:

  • Chip Alexander tweets Michael Leighton to start for the Hurricanes.

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 12:31 PM:

  • Tuuka Rask and Nikolai Khabibulin confirmed here.

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 12:20 PM:

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 12:00 PM:

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 11:45 AM:

  • Pascal Leclaire says he feels better, here.  Expect him to make the start.
  • Mike Heika has Pekka Rinne in his gametime predictions.  Heika is usually right about these (although wrong yesterday) regardless I will continue to monitor my Pred’s sources.

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 11:35 AM:

  • Getting conflicting tales on Tuuka Rask and Tim Thomas, the official site is leaning towards Thomas here.  Will keep you posted.  Oiler’s starter Nikolai Khabibulin is expected to face Boston.
  • As previously mentioned, don’t expect Brian Boucher in for a little while.  Ray Emery starts against Carolina.

UPDATED 10/31/2009 @ 11:05 AM:

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 11:45 PM:

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 11:35 PM:

  • Martin Biron starts for the Islanders against his former team, the Sabres.  Kate Strang of Newsday writes about it in her morning skate post earlier today.
  • Damian Cristodera reports here lightning goaltender Antero Niittymaki starts against the Devils.
  • Chip Alexander’s most recent post implies Cam Ward in net tonight and Michael Leighton in tomorrow in San Jose.
  • 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 any tips, email them to me at thehotstove@gmail.com.

Yesterday’s Count: 16/16 = 100%
Year-to-date Predictions: 293/296= 98.9%

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-Alexander Monaghan