November 12th - 18th
Anaheim Ducks (3) – Bryzgalov has hit a slump, winning only one game since October 15th.
Atlanta Thrashers (2) – Expect Lehtonen to handle both starts for this short week.
Boston Bruins (2) – Fernandez has been sidelined with a knee sprain, so unless he comes back, expect Thomas to get both starts.
Buffalo Sabres (2) – Miller should be the recipient of both starts.
Carolina Hurricanes (4) – With a busy schedule and back-to-back games on Friday and Saturday, backup John Grahame should receive one start.
Calgary Flames (3) – The Flames may elect to give Kiprusoff a rest on back-to-back away games.
Chicago Blackhawks (3) – Khabibulin should appear in all three games this week.
Columbus Blue Jackets (3) – Look for Leclaire to get the nod for all three games this week.
Colorado Avalanche (2) – It appears the Avalanche are going with a 50/50 split between Theodore and Budaj.
Dallas Stars (2) – Turco should receive both starts this week.
Detroit Red Wings (3) – Hasek has not played since October 24th.
Edmonton Oilers (3) – Expect Garon to appear in one game due to Roloson's struggles.
Florida Panthers (4) – With a busy week, backup Anderson may see some time in net.
Los Angeles Kings (3) – LaBarbera and Sebastian-Aubin have been splitting time.
Minnesota Wild (4) – Backstrom has been superb in his first year as Minnesota's starter.
Montreal Canadiens (3) – The last time Montreal had back-to-back games, backup Carey Price
received a start.
Nashville Predators (3) – If Mason continues to play poorly, then expect to see more of backup Dan Ellis.
New Jersey Devils (4) – Weekes may see some action with a busy schedule.
New York Islanders (3) – DiPietro has gotten off to a fast start going 7-3-0.
New York Rangers (3) – Lundqvist is the only thing keeping New York out of last place.
Ottawa Senators (2) – Gerber has been the man in Ottawa thus far.
Philadelphia Flyers (3) – Expect Biron to appear in all three games this week.
Phoenix Coyotes (3) – Auld and Tellqvist have been splitting time.
Pittsburgh Penguins (3) – Fluery has gotten off to a rough start, but is bound to pick it up shortly.
San Jose Sharks (4) – Nabokov has started San Jose's first 15 games, but may get a rest this week with four games on the scheduale.
St. Louis Blues (3) – Legace has struggled recently, but is still the #1 guy in St. Louis.
Tampa Bay Lightining (2) – Expect Holmqvist to start both games.
Toronto Maple Leafs (3) – Even though Toskala has struggled, the Leafs continue to ride with
Vancouver Canucks (3) – Luongo should receive all three starts this week.
Washington Capitals (2) – With a short week, Kolzig should appear in both games.
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Friday, November 9, 2007
November 12th - 18th