Avalanche & Stars Goalie Situation, Budaj and More

by Jake Schenkman - November 13, 2016

After those first 5 games, Andersen has turned his game around. Don't expect many wins from him this year as even as he's been putting up 40+ saves quite a bit lately, Leafs have a very young team and won't get him many wins and he won't be posting a g...    read more

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Probable Goalies

Tomorrow's Goalies

Last update: January 17th @ 9:29pm EST Order by: Game TimesLast UpdatedProbability
Cam Ward (18-12-6)
SV%: 0.912 GAA: 2.42
Confirmed @ 12:40pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
12:40pmWard starting. (Michael Smith)

Sergei Bobrovsky (26-6-2)
SV%: 0.932 GAA: 1.99
Confirmed @ 5:40pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
5:40pmBobrovsky in goal tonight, per Torts. (Tom Reed)
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Antti Niemi (9-7-4)
SV%: 0.905 GAA: 3.03
Confirmed @ 6:29pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
6:29pmAntti Niemi getting the start tonight for Dallas at MSG. (Dan Rosen)

Henrik Lundqvist (18-11-1)
SV%: 0.902 GAA: 2.89
Confirmed @ 10:40am EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
10:40amLundqvist said yesterday he wanted to get extra work in this morning, and there he is with a handful of players. He'll still start. (Brett Cyrgalis)
Jan 16th
Raanta (lower body) expected to be sidelined 7 to 10 days. (@NYRangers)
Jan 16th
OFFICIAL: #NYR have recalled goaltender Magnus Hellberg from @WolfPackAHL. (@NYRangers)
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Robin Lehner (10-12-5)
SV%: 0.920 GAA: 2.54
Confirmed @ 12:15pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
12:15pmRobin Lehner will start vs #Leafs, coach Dan Bylsma confirms. (Dave McCarthy)

Frederik Andersen (18-9-7)
SV%: 0.918 GAA: 2.68
Confirmed @ 2:35pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
2:35pmAndersen vs Lehner. Leaf starter is 6-1-1 in his last 8 starts, Sabres' starter gets nod on back to back days for the 1st time this season. (Paul Hendrick)
10:36amFrederik Andersen in #Leafs net at AM skate. Expected to start vs #Sabres after night off on Saturday in Ottawa. (Dave McCarthy)
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Cory Schneider (13-14-7)
SV%: 0.910 GAA: 2.68
Confirmed @ 4:31pm EST - Jan 16th
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
Jan 16th
John Hynes says Cory Schneider will start Tuesday night at Minnesota as #Devils conclude 4-game trip (2-0-1 so far). (Andrew Gross)

Devan Dubnyk (23-7-3)
SV%: 0.940 GAA: 1.76
Confirmed @ 11:19am EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
11:19amDubnyk starting for #mnwild (Michael Russo)
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Mike Condon (10-7-3)
SV%: 0.918 GAA: 2.35
Confirmed @ 12:25pm EST - Jan 16th
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
Jan 16th
Mike Condon will make his 19th straight appearance Tuesday. (Bruce Garrioch)

Carter Hutton (6-5-2)
SV%: 0.904 GAA: 2.54
Confirmed @ 12:11pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
12:11pmHutton is starting tonight. (Lou Korac)
11:34amCarter Hutton in the starter's net. (Lou Korac)
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Roberto Luongo (13-11-5)
SV%: 0.922 GAA: 2.40
Confirmed @ 2:23pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
2:23pmLuongo was first off the ice for the Panthers this morning. Looks like he’ll start vs. the #Flames tonight. (Pat Steinberg)

Chad Johnson (15-10-1)
SV%: 0.924 GAA: 2.25
Confirmed @ 12:57pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
12:57pmChad Johnson first off the ice this morning. He'll get the start in net tonight, his fifth in six games. (Pat Steinberg)
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Corey Crawford (16-10-3)
SV%: 0.921 GAA: 2.49
Confirmed @ 2:39pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
2:39pmCrawford starting, Q going back to the 12 forward/six defensemen set. Kruger was supposed to skate back in Chicago today. (Tracey Myers)

Semyon Varlamov (6-16-0)
SV%: 0.901 GAA: 3.31
Confirmed @ 9:07pm EST - Jan 16th
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
Jan 16th
Coach Bednar: We're still thinking about our lineup for tomorrow. Varly will play. (@Avalanche)
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Ben Bishop (11-10-2)
SV%: 0.910 GAA: 2.67
Confirmed @ 9:29pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
9:29pmBen Bishop leads #tblightning on the ice, will start (Joe Smith)
5:52pmTuesday's starting goaltender won't be known until pre-game, but wouldn't be surprised to see G Ben Bishop again. (Joe Smith)

John Gibson (17-10-8)
SV%: 0.920 GAA: 2.33
Confirmed @ 2:01pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
2:01pmJohn Gibson leaves the ice first so we will gather that he'll start for Ducks against Lightning. (Eric Stephens)
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Pekka Rinne (16-11-6)
SV%: 0.920 GAA: 2.40
Confirmed @ 9:29pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
9:29pmPekka Rinne & Ryan Miller lead their respective clubs to the frozen sheet for warmups. (Brooks Bratten)
3:51pmPekka Rinne should start. (Adam Vingan)

Ryan Miller (12-10-3)
SV%: 0.914 GAA: 2.64
Confirmed @ 1:44pm EST
Schedule date: 2017-01-17
1:44pmMiller starts vs #Predators (Jon Abbott)
1:44pmMiller starts vs #Predators as #Canucks try to even the series and keep the point streak going (Jon Abbott)
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Projected Starting Goalies on this site are, reported facts, best predictions, and/or guesstimates. There is NO insider information posted or any guarantee or warranty to the validity of any Starters or information posted. Changes are beyond our control. Internet Sources are noted when available. Nothing is ever 100%.
90-99% - Firm or a strong prediction from reliable source(s) 75-89% - Likely, based on source(s) 51-74% - Probable, odds are better than the other goalie