Goalie Starters 12/16/2009

12/16/2009
Detroit Red Wings v New York Rangers

Please remember to keep refreshing this page or follow me on Twitter for the fastest updates. Here are your expected starting goalies for tonight:

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Injury Updates 12/14/2009

12/14/2009
Anaheim Ducks v Philadelphia Flyers

This thread will be updated all day, so keep refreshing it as the day goes along. Just a quick note, if I omitted a source it is due to a previous report with no recent updates. Here are your injury updates for tonight:

Injuries Tonight

Philadelphia Flyers

  • Simon Gagne could return Saturday against the Rangers. [Ryan Bright]
  • Braydon Coburn out with an ankle injury. [On the Fly]
  • Ray Emery, Darroll Powe and Blair Betts remain out.

Boston Bruins

  • Milan Lucic still out.

Atlanta Thrashers

  • Kari Lehtonen remains out.
  • Jim Slater and Anssi Salmela scratched. [Dan Kamal]

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Goalie Starters 11/20/2009

11/19/2009
San Jose Sharks v St. Louis Blues

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/19/2009 @ 10:00 PM

  • Evgeni Nabokov confirmed to start for the Sharks, according to David Pollack’s Working the Corners.  Nabokov is 12-3-4 (2 shutouts) with a 2.16 GAA and .927 SV% in 20 games
  • Carey Price makes another start per Pat Hickey of Habs Inside/Out.  Price is 5-8-0 on the season with a 2.98 GAA and .906 SV%.
  • Scott Clemmensen starts against the Red Wings.  George Richard’s On Frozen Pond has the scoop.  The Florida backup is 2-1-0 with a 5.14 GAA and .838 SV% in 4 games.
  • Chris Osgood expected to start for the Wings writes Mlive.com’s Ansar Khan.  Ozzy is 6-3-2 with a 2.77 GAA and .902 SV% in 12 games.
  • The Scott Gordon rotation dictates Dwayne Roloson starting tonight.  Chris Botta’s Islanders Point Blank lists the expected lines for the Isles.
  • Flyers coach John Stevens announced Brian Boucher will make his second straight start, says Kevin Kurz’s On the Fly.  The backup is 1-1-0 with a 3.00 GAA and .910 SV% in two starts.

UPDATED 11/20/2009 @ 11:20 AM

UPDATED 11/20/2009 @ 1:20 PM

  • Martin Biron NOT Dwayne Roloson starts tonight, confirmed here and here.

UPDATED 11/20/2009 @ 1:53 PM

  • The Province’s Ben Kuzma implies tonight will be Roberto Luongo vs. Craig Anderson.  Makes sense as not only is it a divisional game but a rivalry so both teams will need their number one.  Anderson is 12-5-3 with a 2.40 GAA, .927 SV% and 2 shutouts in 20 games.  By contrast, Luongo is 7-7-0 with a 2.69 GAA and .906 SV% with 1 shutout in 15 games.

UPDATED 11/20/2009 @ 2:22 PM

  • Ryan Miller should face Tim Thomas according to this game previewThomas is still questionable for tonight, it should be a gametime decision.

UPDATED 11/20/2009 @ 2:54 PM

  • The Star Tribune Michael Russo confirmed Niklas Backstrom as the Wild starter, via Direct Message.

UPDATED 11/20/2009 @ 6:02 PM

UPDATED 11/20/2009 @ 6:27 PM

UPDATED 11/20/2009 @ 6:42 PM

  • Tuuka Rask starts, confirmed here.

Yesterday’s Count: 16/16
Year-to-date Predictions: 543/550= 98.7%

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Goalie Starters 11/13/2009

11/13/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 3:22 PM

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 2:11 PM

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 1:05 PM:

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 12:05 PM:

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 11:55 PM:

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 11:45 PM:

  • The Calgary Herald assumes Ryan Miller to be facing Miikka KiprusoffKiprusoff confirmed by Brent Sutter here, Miller I would still list at about 80 percent.

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 11:30 PM:

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 11:22 PM:

  • Mathieu Garon starts for the Blue Jackets.  For what its worth, Steve Mason is killing me in both of my fantasy leagues, so thank god he’s getting a break.  Tom Reed at Puck-rakers has the full story.
  • Ben Wright at Blueland Blog expects Ondrej Pavelec to start for the Thrashers.

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

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 11:10 PM:

  • The Star Tribune’s Michael Russo reports Josh Harding is expected to start for the Wild, via Twitter.  As Russo mentions here, Harding has not started since October 16th so a little rust could be expected.

UPDATED 11/13/2009 @ 10:55 PM:

  • Semyon Varlamov makes the start for the Capitals today, Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post reports.
  • 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: 18/18
Year-to-date Predictions: 455/460= 98.9%

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Goalie Starters 11/11/2009

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.

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

UPDATED 11/11/2009 @ 1:09 PM:

UPDATED 11/11/2009 @ 1:05 PM:

UPDATED 11/11/2009 @ 12:58 PM:

  • 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.

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Year-to-date Predictions: 425/430= 98.8%

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Goalie Starters 11/06/2009

11/06/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 7:27 PM:

  • Disregard last post, Niemi in net.  Confirmed here.

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 6:46 PM:

  • Still no announcement over the Chicago starter, I will go with Huet since Niemi starting would actually be news.

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 4:20 PM:

  • Not too much from my sources today but Cam Ward and Craig Anderson are expected for their teams respectively.
  • Still awaiting word over the Chicago starter, it will definitely be either Antii Niemi or Christobal Huet 😛

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 3:11 PM:

  • Corey Schneider, NOT Andrew Raycroft as originally reported, starts for the Canucks.  Confirmed here.

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 2:10 PM:

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 1:18 PM:

  • Jonas Gustavsson confirmed here and here.

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 12:37 PM:

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 11:59 AM:

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 11:41 AM:

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 11:25 AM:

  • As we read yesterday, Andrew Raycroft starts until probably next Thursday in Detroit.  Of course, if Roberto Luongo is healthy this will change.

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 10:59 AM:

UPDATED 11/06/2009 @ 10:41 AM:

  • Yann Danis starts for the Devils.  Confirmed here, here and here.
  • 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: 20/20
Year-to-date Predictions: 369/374= 98.6%

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Goalie Starters 11/04/2009

11/04/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:
UPDATED 11/04/2009 @ 4:46 PM:

UPDATED 11/04/2009 @ 3:46 PM:

  • Sun Sports FOX Sports FL reports via Twitter Tomas Vokoun will face Cam Ward.

UPDATED 11/04/2009 @ 3:40 PM:

  • Ryan Miller starts for the Sabres tonight by default.  Patrick Lalime is injured forcing a call-up for Jonas Enroth, Lindy Ruff notes Enroth may start this weekend.  John Vogl of Sabres Insider has the whole story.

UPDATED 11/04/2009 @ 3:22 PM:

UPDATED 11/04/2009 @ 3:00 PM:

UPDATED 11/04/2009 @ 2:15 PM:

UPDATED 11/04/2009 @ 1:57 PM:

  • Semyon Varlamov starts against New Jersey, Tarik El-Barik of the Washington Times reports.   Martin Brodeur will start for the Devils
  • 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: 10/1o = 100%
Year-to-date Predictions: 337/342= 98.5%

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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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Goalie Starters 10/30/2009

10/30/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 7:35 PM:

  • In my haste today, I forgot to mention Niklas Backstrom is the starter for Minnesota tonight. Somehow my excerpt was deleted or not posted, thanks Steve (Rangersfan527@yahoo.com) for the tip.  Josh Harding is listed day-to-day here, leaving the only option rookie Anton Khudobin who Michael Russo mentions in the post will probably backup Backstrom his entire stay.

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 4:45 PM:

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 3:15 PM:

  • Heika has Tomas Vokoun starting for Florida.  Full predictions for tonight here.

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 2:45 PM:

  • Christobal Huet listed as probable here.  Will re-confirm if necessary.

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 1:30 PM:

  • Sabres.com writes on Ryan Miller‘s hot streak both this year and against the Leafs here.  He is a safe bet for tonight.
  • Despite the lack of confirmation, Evgeni Nabokov is also a safe bet tonight.
  • Still awaiting confirmation on both the Chicago and Florida starters.

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 1:15 PM:

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

  • Dwayne Roloson starts for the second straight night, Newsday’s Kate Strang reports.  You can kind of see it behind the annoying ad asking you to pay $5 a month to read Newsday…
  • Brent Johnson to face Blue Jackets tonight.  Full preview from Seth Rorabaugh of Empty Netters.
  • Jonas Gustavsson starts with Vesa Toskala backing up, the Toronto Star reports.

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 12:40 PM:

UPDATED 10/30/2009 @ 12:30 PM:

  • Steve Mason starts for the Blue Jackets per Tom Reed of Columbus Dispatch.
  • 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: 14/14 = 100%
Year-to-date Predictions: 277/280= 98.9%

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Goalie Starters 10/26/2009

10/26/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 10/26/2009 @ 12:30 PM:

  • Stan Fischler mentions Ilya Bryzgalov in his preview for tonight.  Bryz is a  safe bet for the Yotes as the expected starter.  Click here for more of Fischler’s rant.

UPDATED 10/26/2009 @ 12:08 PM:

  • STATS lists Niklas Backstrom as expected, here.

UPDATED 10/26/2009 @ 11:44 AM:

UPDATED 10/26/2009 @ 11:34 AM:

  • Jean Sebastien Giguere is all but ruled out due to injury.  Expect Jonas Hiller to start against Toronto and likely “The Monster.”  Curtis Zupke of Duck’s Blog has the full story here.

UPDATED 10/26/2009 @ 11:21 AM:

  • Andrew Gross announces, via Twitter, that Henrik Lundqvist will make the start tonight.

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: 6/6 = 100%
Year-to-date Predictions: 229/232= 98.7%

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