Goalie Starters 12/18/2009

Buffalo Sabres v Toronto Maple Leafs

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Injury Updates 11/30/2009

Buffalo Sabres v Philadelphia Flyers

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

Washington Capitals

  • Shaone Morrisonn skated but will not play, Karl Alzner play in his place. [In the Room]

Carolina Hurricanes

  • Joni Pitkanen will play tonight. [Canes Now]
  • Scott Walker is doubtful for tonight.  Cory LaRose did not practice while Cam Ward practiced with goalie coach Tom Barasso. [Canes Country]

Pittsburgh Penguins

New York Rangers

Buffalo Sabres

  • Paul Gaustad will not play. [Sabres.com]
  • Still awaiting word on the status of Craig Rivet.

Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Mike Komisarek expected back when the Leafs face the Sabres. [TSN]

Florida Panthers

Atlanta Thrashers

St. Louis Blues

Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Mike Methot out two games with an upper body injury. [Tom Reed]
  • Andrew Murray could return Thursday. [Tom Reed]
  • Derek Dorsett out at least three more games. [Tom Reed]

Dallas Stars

  • No injuries to date.

Detroit Red Wings

  • Patrick Eaves likely out tonight with Kirk Maltby replacing him.  [Mlive.com]
  • Valtteri Filppula should be back on the ice. [Free Press]

Colorado Avalanche

  • T.J. Galiardi questionable, Milan Hejduk out for the night. [All Things Avs]

Tampa Bay Lightning

Calgary Flames

  • Both Cory Sarich and Rene Bourque remain out indefinitely with undisclosed injuries.  [Calgary Sun]
  • Bourque could play Thursday at Phoenix. [Flames Insider]

Nashville Predators

  • No injuries to date.

Around the League

Philadelphia Flyers

  • Daniel Briere still down with the flu, but should be close to 100 percent for Thursday’s game. Simon Gagne could return in three weeks, while Darroll Powe and Blair Betts are out until January.  [Broad Street Bull]

New Jersey Devils

  • Jay Pandolfo and Rob Niedermayer practiced today. [Fire & Ice]
  • Johnny Oduya set to practice with the team tomorrow.  [Tom Gulitti]

Minnesota Wild

  • Martin Havlat and Antti Miettinen practicing with the Wild. [Wild Now]

New York Islanders

Montreal Canadiens

  • Matt D’Agostini and Scott Gomez expected to play tomorrow.  [Habs Inside/Out]

Los Angeles Kings

  • Rob Scuderi questionable while Ryan Smyth took part in a “fairly intensive workout.” [LA Kings Insider]

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Goalie Starters 11/25/2009

New York Islanders v New Jersey Devils

Here are the expected starters for tonight:

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Goalie Starters 11/18/2009

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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Injury Updates 11/17/2009

Washington Capitals v Atlanta Thrashers

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

Goalie Starters 10/28/2009


Here are the expected starters for tonight:

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 3:45 PM:

  • Adrian Dater reports, via Twitter, Craig Anderson will start again.  Per TSN Ice Chips, Miikka Kiprusoff will get the nod.
  • Expect Evgeni Nabokov to start, I wouldn’t imagine Thomas Greiss making two straight starts.

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 3:30 PM:

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 3:20 PM:

  • John Glennon of Predators Insider announces Dan Ellis will make his second straight start.  Likewise, due to Josh Harding‘s injury Niklas Backstrom will start for Minnesota.  More about Harding’s injury status here.

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 3:15 PM:

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 3:05 PM:

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 3:00 PM:

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 2:50 PM:

  • Dave Vest writes that it is highly likely Jason LaBarbera will start tonight.  Full preview here.  Don Maloney also made a similar comment to Vest here.
  • Henrik Lundqvist starts per Newsday’s Steve Zipay’s.

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 1:05 PM:

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 12:10 PM:

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 11:55 AM:

  • Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice confirms Martin Brodeur in net, with a possibility of Yann Danis starting tomorrow against Boston.

UPDATED 10/28/2009 @ 11:30 AM:

  • Chip Alexander reports, via Twitter, that Cam Ward will start against the Flyers tonight with Michael Leighton probably  starting against San Jose.
  • Chris Botta of Islanders Point Blank projects Dwayne Roloson as the Isle’s starter.

UPDATED 10/27/2009 @ 10:45 PM:

UPDATED 10/27/2009 @ 10:00 PM:

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

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