Anaheim Ducks (3) – Giguere has won five of his last six starts, expect him in net for all three games this week.
Atlanta Thrashers (4) – Both Hedberg and Lehotnen have not played well, look for a split between the two.
Boston Bruins (4) – Thomas has played horrible over his past two games, but with Auld as his backup, the Bruins would be smart to stick with their all-star.
Buffalo Sabres (4) – Miller has been up and down over his past few starts and with four games on the schedule, Thibault should be making his first start of the month.
Carolina Hurricanes (3) – Expect Ward to start all three games.
Calgary Flames (4) – Kiprusoff doesn't need any rest and should appear in all four games this week.
Chicago Blackhawks (4) – Khabibulin is still day-to-day which is good news for Chicago's rookie goaltender, Corey Crawford, who should be making at least one start this week.
Columbus Blue Jackets (2) – Leclaire should be well rested to start both games this week.
Colorado Avalanche (3) – Theodore has won his last five starts and should be in net for all three games this week.
Dallas Stars (2) – Expect Turco to get both starts this week.
Detroit Red Wings (4) – Expect a split between Osgood and Hasek.
Edmonton Oilers (4) – Garon has clearly outplayed Roloson, but with a busy schedule expect Rolo to see action in one game.
Florida Panthers (3) – The Panthers are going to ride Anderson until he loses.
Los Angeles Kings (3) – With Aubin gone and LaBarbera injured the goaltending duties fall on Cloutier and rookie Erik Ersberg
Minnesota Wild (2) – Expect Backstrom to start both games this week.
Montreal Canadiens (3) – Price should be in net for all three games this week.
Nashville Predators (3) – Ellis has been better than Mason this year, but was pulled from his last start in only six minutes. Expect Ellis to receive two starts, while Mason gets one.
New Jersey Devils (3) – Brodeur should be in net for all three road games this week.
New York Islanders (3) – DiPietro should finally see some time this week, but Dubielewicz will still appear in one game.
New York Rangers (3) – Look for Lundqvist to start all three games this week.
Ottawa Senators (3) – Gerber's most recent losses can hardly be blamed on him as the Sens have failed to put up any offense in their last few games. Expect Gerber to still receive at least two starts this week.
Philadelphia Flyers (4) – With four games on the schedule, Nittymaki should make an appearance.
Phoenix Coyotes (3) – Expect Bryzgalov to start all three games this week.
Pittsburgh Penguins (3) – If Fleury continues to struggle, expect a split between him and Conklin.
San Jose Sharks (3) – Look for Nabokov to get all three starts this week.
St. Louis Blues (4) – Expect the Blues to throw in Toivonen for a game to give Legace a much needed rest.
Tampa Bay Lightining (3) – Smith will continue to split with Ramo.
Toronto Maple Leafs (3) – Toskala has played well lately and should receive all three starts this week.
Vancouver Canucks (4) – Sanford may make a rare appearance due to four games this week.
Washington Capitals (3) – Expect Huet to get two starts to Kozlig's one.
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Friday, March 7, 2008