Adam Proteau has pulled ahead with the best record among THN's four daily "Best Bet" game-pickers. Who does he and the others think is a sure-thing tonight?
Here are their picks, along with today's TV schedule and probable starters.
San Jose @ Minnesota 6:00 PM ET
TV: CSN-CA, FS-N
Probable Starting Goalies: Antti Niemi vs. Josh Harding
Boston @ Toronto 7:00 PM ET
TV: RDS2, NESN, LEAFS TV
Probable Starting Goalies: Chad Johnson vs. Jonathan Bernier
Washington @ NY Rangers 7:00 PM ET
TV: CSN-DC, MSG
Probable Starting Goalies: Philipp Grubauer vs. Henrik Lundqvist
Florida @ Chicago 7:00 PM ET
TV: FS-F, WGN
Probable Starting Goalies: Tim Thomas vs. Corey Crawford
Colorado @ Vancouver 8:00 PM ET
TV: ALT, SNET-P
Probable Starting Goalies: Semyon Varlamov vs. Roberto Luongo
The Hockey News Best Bets (with season record):
Ken Campbell, Senior Writer (10-9): San Jose over Minnesota
Ryan Kennedy, Associate Senior Writer (9-10): Chicago over Florida
Adam Proteau, Writer/Columnist (11-8): Chicago over Florida
Rory Boylen, THN.com Post-To-Post Blog Editor (10-9): Chicago over Florida
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.