Goalie Starters 12/16/2009

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

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Goalie Starters 12/14/2009

12/14/2009
Tampa Bay Lightning v Boston Bruins

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Goalie Starters 12/07/2009

12/07/2009
Tampa Bay Lightning v New Jersey Devils

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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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-Alexander Monaghan
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Injury Updates 11/19/2009

11/19/2009
Boston Bruins v Phoenix Coyotes

Here are some fantasy-relevant injured players around the league, and their most recent status:

  • Reigning Calder winner Steve Mason expected to start tonight against Dallas writes Tom Reed of the Columbus Dispatch, ending speculation on his back spasms.  The same report lists Mike Commodore and Raffi Torres as likely to play tonight while Samuel Pahlsson still recovers from back spasms.
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Goalie Starters 11/17/2009

11/17/2009
Minnesota Wild v Washington Capitals

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/17/2009 @ 11:20 AM

  • Jose Theodore returned to Washington for personal matter, meaning Semyon Varlamov will start tonight for the Rangers.  Theodore expected only to miss one game, however Michael Neuvirth has been recalled from Hershey to backup VarlamovVarlamov is 7 – 1 with a 2.67 GAA and .912 SV% on the year.  Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post covers the full story.
  • Michael Leighton confirmed by coach Paul Maurice, Chip Alexander’s Canes Now writes.  With Sunday’s win over the Wild, Leighton is now 1-2 with a 4.67 GAA and .833 SV%.

UPDATED 11/17/2009 @ 11:29 AM

  • Carey Price makes another start for the Canadiens.  Coming off a 53-save effort Saturday, Price is now 4-8 with a .904 SV% and 3.08 GAA.  Pat Hickey of Habs Inside/Out confirms.

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Goalie Starters 11/12/2009

11/12/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/12/2009 @ 3:35 PM:

UPDATED 11/12/2009 @ 2:10 PM:

  • Ilya Bryzgalov starts for the Coyotes, link here.

UPDATED 11/12/2009 @ 2:06 PM:

UPDATED 11/12/2009 @ 1:58 PM:

  • With Antero Niittymaki 2-0-2 in his last five starts, Rick Tocchet will ride the hot hand and keep him in net.  You can read the full report by Damian Christodero via live chat here.

UPDATED 11/12/2009 @ 1:52 PM:

UPDATED 11/12/2009 @ 1:40 PM:

UPDATED 11/12/2009 @ 1:02 PM:

UPDATED 11/12/2009 @ 12:55 PM:

UPDATED 11/12/2009 @ 12:48 PM:

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: 437/442= 98.8%

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-Alexander Monaghan


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.
  • 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: 5*/6 = 100%
Year-to-date Predictions: 327/332= 98.5%

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-Alexander Monaghan

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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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-Alexander Monaghan


Goalie Starters 10/24/2009

10/24/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 7:06 PM:

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 6:32 PM:

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 5:39 PM:

  • TSN Ice Chips report here that Joey MacDonald will start tonight.  Expect him to face-off against Roberto Luongo for Vancouver.
  • Starters Miikka Kiprusoff and Nikolai Khabibulin are expected in the infamous Battle of Alberta.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 5:32 PM:

  • This preview here states Niklas Backstrom will start tonight.
  • Jon Quick confirmed here.
  • Jimmy Howard confirmed here.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 5:12 PM:

  • Jeff Rimer, the Blue Jackets play-by-play announcer, writes here that Steve Mason will start.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 4:58 PM:

  • Ilya Bryzgalov is expected in net, according to this preview here.  The preview also projects Jon Quick in net.  No surprise for Quick being in, we linked you to this article a few days back.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 4:43 PM:

  • Mike Heika reports here that it will be Marty Turco and Ty Conklin.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 4:22 PM:

  • Cam Ward will make the start tonight.  Confirmed here.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 2:17 PM:

  • Henrik Lundqvist will start according to Andrew Gross of Rangers Rants.  Click here for confirmation.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 2:10 PM:

  • We could see Jonas “The Monster” Gustavsson in net tonight, according to this preview here.  If not, expect Joey MacDonald to get the start in Vancouver.  More updates on this front coming later..
  • This preview here mentions Ty Conklin getting the nod over Chris Mason as previously expected.
  • Kevin Kurz of On The Fly writes here it will be Ray Emery tonight, and Brian Boucher tomorrow night against San Jose.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 1:51 PM:

  • This preview here lists Brian Elliot as the expected starter for Ottawa.
  • In a recent interview,  Red Wings VP Jimmy Devellano mentions here that Jimmy Howard should start against Colorado.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 1:32 PM:

  • Johan Hedberg will start according to this Blueland Blog entry.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 1:22 PM:

  • Damian Cristodero has Mike Smith in net for Tampa.  Click here for his full game preview. 
  • Ryan Miller is expected to start tonight against Tampa Bay.  Confirmation as well as a good feature article on him, here.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 1:05 PM:

  • Christobal Huet starts for the Hawks per Chris Kuc of Tribune Icing, link here.    Likewise, John Glennon of Predators Insider guesses here that Dan Ellis will be in net.
  • Craig Anderson will start his eleventh straight tonight.  Link here.

UPDATED 10/24/2009 @ 12:15 PM:

  • Chris Botta of Islanders Point Blank writes here that it will be Dwayne Roloson for the Isles and Jose Theodore for the Capitals.
  • Habs Inside/Out writer Pat Hickey reports here that Jaroslav Halak will get another turn tonight.  H/T to Sebastien Sauve.

That’s all I have for now.  More updates to come.  If you have any tips, email them to me at alexander.monaghan@gmail.com.

Year-to-date Predictions: 223/226= 98.7%

-Alexander Monaghan