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Five games today (a.k.a. my wife's birthday), highlighted by a cross-conference clash between the powerful Lightning and Ducks. Here's the schedule, the "Best Bets" from our quartet of experts and where to catch the games on the tube.
Five games today (a.k.a. my wife's birthday), highlighted by a 10:00 PM ET cross-conference clash between the powerful Lightning and Ducks.
Here's the schedule, the "Best Bets" from our quartet of experts and where to catch the game on the tube.
NY Islanders @ Pittsburgh, 7:00 PM ET
TV: MSG PLUS, ROOT
Probable Starting Goaltenders: Kevin Poulin vs. Jeff Zatkoff
Montreal @ Washington, 7:00 PM ET
TV: RDS, TSN, CSN-DC
Probable Starting Goaltenders: Peter Budaj vs. Michal Neuvirth
Florida @ Calgary, 9:00 PM ET
TV: FS-F, SNET-W
Probable Starting Goaltenders: Tim Thomas vs. Reto Berra
Columbus @ Vancouver, 10:00 PM ET
TV: FS-O, SNET-P
Probable Starting Goaltenders: Sergei Bobrovsky vs. Roberto Luongo
Tampa Bay @ Anaheim 10:00 PM ET
TV: SUN, PRIME
Probable Starting Goaltenders: Ben Bishop vs. Viktor Fasth
The Hockey News Best Bets (with season record):
Ken Campbell, Senior Writer (3-1): Calgary over Florida
Ryan Kennedy, Associate Senior Writer (3-1): Montreal over Washington
Adam Proteau, Writer/Columnist (1-3): Pittsburgh over Islanders
Rory Boylen, THN.com Post-To-Post Blog Editor (1-3): Anaheim over Tampa
Edward Fraser, The Hockey News’ Managing Editor, joined THN in 2005 after covering the Jr. B Stratford Cullitons. The London, Ont., native graduated from the University of Western Ontario – where he did campus radio color commentary for both men’s and women’s hockey – with a Master’s in Journalism. He really, really hates the loser point.