December 3 NHL schedule, starting goalies, THN Best Bets & TV guide

On the heels of releasing their jersey designs for the upcoming Stadium Series game in L.A., the Kings and Ducks meet tonight to battle for top in the Pacific Division. It’s going to be a good one in Cali. Who will be be the starting goalies? Where can you watch the game? What else is on and who else is starting? And, most importantly, who are tonight’s “Best Bets?” Read on…
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On the heels of releasing their jersey designs for the upcoming Stadium Series* game in L.A., the Kings and Ducks meet tonight to battle for top in the Pacific Division. It’s going to be a good one in Cali.

Who will be be the starting goalies? Where can you watch the game? What else is on and who else is starting? And, most importantly, who are tonight’s “Best Bets?” Read on…

(*For what it's worth, Rory is waaaaay off. The Kings sweaters are far superior. He's young. Forgive him.)

San Jose @ Toronto 7:00 PM ET

TV: CSN-CA, SNET-O

Probable Starting Goalies: Antti Niemi vs. James Reimer

Pittsburgh @ NY Islanders 7:00 PM ET

TV: RDS, ROOT, MSG PLUS

Probable Starting Goalies: Marc-Andre Fleury vs. Anders Nilsson

Carolina @ Washington 7:00 PM ET

TV: FS-CR, CSN-DC

Probable Starting Goalies: Justin Peters vs. Braden Holtby

Tampa Bay @ Columbus 7:00 PM ET

TV: SUN, FS-O TV:

Probable Starting Goalies: Ben Bishop vs. Sergei Bobrovsky

Ottawa @ Florida 7:30 PM ET

TV: SNET-E, TVA, FS-F

Probable Starting Goalies: Craig Anderson vs. Tim Thomas

Dallas @ Chicago 8:00 PM ET

TV: TSN2, NBCSN, CSN-CH

Probable Starting Goalies: Kari Lehtonen vs. Corey Crawford

Vancouver @ Nashville 8:00 PM ET

TV: SNET-P, FS-TN

Probable Starting Goalies: Roberto Luongo vs. Marek Mazanec

Phoenix @ Edmonton 9:30 PM ET

TV: FS-A PLUS, SNET-W

Probable Starting Goalies: Mike Smith vs. Devan Dubnyk

Los Angeles @ Anaheim 10:00 PM ET

TV: FS-W, PRIME

Probable Starting Goalies: Martin Jones vs. Jonas Hiller



The Hockey News Best Bets (with season record):


Ken Campbell, Senior Writer (8-6): San Jose over Toronto

Ryan Kennedy, Associate Senior Writer (6-8): San Jose over Toronto

Adam Proteau, Writer/Columnist (8-6): Pittsburgh over NY Islanders

Rory Boylen, THN.com Post-To-Post Blog Editor (7-7): San Jose over Toronto

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.

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