Injury Updates 12/07/2009

12/07/2009
New York Rangers v New Jersey Devils

This thread will be updated all day, so keep refreshing it as the day goes along. Here are your wounded bodies for tonight:

Injuries Tonight

New Jersey Devils

  • Mike Mottau questionable to play tonight. [Fire & Ice]

Buffalo Sabres

  • Not an injury, but Mike Grier will miss a few games with the illness of his mother. [Sabres Edge]

Atlanta Thrashers

  • Boris Valabik, Jim Slater and Anssi Salmela healthy scratches. [Blueland Blog]

Toronto Maple Leafs

Montreal Canadiens

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Goalie Starters 12/07/2009

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

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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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

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Goalie Starters 11/14/2009

11/14/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 7:05 PM

  • This quote comes from Randy Hahn:In the broadcast booth in St. Louis. Nabokov starts in goal, Logan Couture up from Worcester plays on a line with McGinn and Staubitz. Vesce down to Worcester. Shelly, Blake and Mitchell not on trip. Expect St. Louis to come out HARD! The owner ripped the players in the press today.

UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 6:01 PM

  • Ray Emery confirmed here.  Thank you Kevin Kurz!

UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 5:09 PM

  • Since there are no news reports on their goalie status, I’m assuming Evgeni Nabokov, Ray Emery and Chris Mason are your remaining starters for tonight.  Of course, I will update if anything changes.

UPDATED 11/14/2009 @ 4:47 PM

  • Tomas Vokoun confirmed here.

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  • This preview states Ilya Bryzgalov is most likely the starter for the Coyotes.

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  • Eric Stephen’s Duck Blog notes Jonas Hiller should be back in net for the Ducks since Jean-Sebastien Giguere played last night.

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  • Backup Brian Elliot likely to make the start for the Senators, according to this preview.

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  • Newsday’s Steve Zipay confirms Henrik Lundqvist for the Rangers.
  • 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: 467/472= 98.9%

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-Alexander Monaghan


Goalie Starters 11/05/2009

11/05/2009

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 11/05/2009 @5:20 PM:

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  • Andrew Raycroft confirmed here.

UPDATED 11/05/2009 @2:51 PM:

  • “Blake is out, Joslins back from Worcester and Nabby starts in goal tonight against the Wing Dings. Gametime 4:30pm (In HD) on Comcast Sportsnet California.”  Quote coming from Randy Hahn’s facebook page, count on Evgeni Nabokov starting for the Sharks.

UPDATED 11/05/2009 @2:45 PM:

  • Zipay confirms Valiquette via Twitter.

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UPDATED 11/05/2009 @1:45 PM:

  • Sandra Prusina of 660 News claims Miikka Kiprusoff will start for the Flames tonight, via Twitter.

UPDATED 11/05/2009 @1:24 PM:

  • Predsradio announced Pekke Rinne will start for the Predators.
  • Niittymaki confirmed here.

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  • Eric Stephens of Ducks Blog writes Jonas Hiller “figures to be in the net for some time.”  This quote makes perfect sense despite Hiller playing 7 out of the last 8.

UPDATED 11/05/2009 @12:03 PM:

UPDATED 11/05/2009 @11:46 AM:

  • Ben Wright of Blueland Blog confirms Ondrej Pavelec for the Thrashers via Twitter.

UPDATED 11/05/2009 @11:28 AM:

UPDATED 11/05/2009 @ 2:01 AM:

  • Newsday’s Steve Zipay speculates Steve Valiquette could make the start against Edmonton.  John Tortorella refused to confirm this but Zipay makes a strong case.  I will continue to monitor the situation as we get closer to game time.
  • 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: 349/354= 98.6%

Follow me on Twitter for up-to-the-minute updates

-Alexander Monaghan