Goalie Starters 11/21/2009

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

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 11/18/2009

11/17/2009
Detroit Red Wings v Colorado Avalanche

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/17/2009 @ 9:30 PM

  • Jimmy Howard expected to start for the Red Wings.  Howard is 4-2-1 on the season with a 2.85 GAA and .898 SV%, however the 25 year old has won his last three appearances, allowing only six goals in the process.  Bruce MacLeod of The Macomb Daily announces the goalie rotation through Saturday.
  • Mike Heika’s Five for Fighting announces Marty Turco should probably play tonight for the Stars.  Turco is 6-3-4 in 13 starts with a 2.25 GAA and .920 SV%. SEE 2:24 UPDATE BELOW

UPDATED 11/18/2009 @ 12:26 PM

  • Ryan Miller confirmed by Mike Harrington’s Sabres EdgeMiller is 12-2-1 in 15 games with 2 shutouts a 1.77 GAA and .939 SV%, putting him among the league leaders in all categories.

UPDATED 11/18/2009 @ 12:26 PM

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