NHL Start of the Season Notes

By Jake Schenkman

Just a few thoughts of mine on some goalies this season:

I like what Carolina has done as a team the past year but I don't understand the logic in going back to the combo of Ward/Lack this year after what they saw last year. I get bringing Lack back for th...    read more

- Keep one of Helleybuck / cam tabolt / vasilevsky this year and keeper (Oct 22 1:31pm EDT)
- LA should trade and get... (Oct 22 1:26pm EDT)
- Helly, Greiss or Smith...REP (Oct 22 1:20pm EDT)
- Bobrovsky dropped. Pick up? (Oct 22 12:46pm EDT)
- Philadelphia / Winnipeg / Carolina / Buffalo tandem? Which to go? (Oct 22 12:45pm EDT)
- Varlamov, C Anderson or Bobrosky (Oct 22 12:38pm EDT)
-Zatkoff Hurt
-Smith Injured, Domingue In
-Quick on IR, Budaj Likely Recalled
-Top 100 Keeper League Goaltenders - October 2016
-DraftKings Goalie Suggestions 12/4/15
Montreal Boston 7:00 PM ET
Carolina Philadelphia 7:00 PM ET
Toronto Chicago 7:00 PM ET
Colorado Florida 7:00 PM ET
San Jose Detroit 7:00 PM ET
Minnesota New Jersey 7:00 PM ET
NY Rangers Washington 7:00 PM ET
Tampa Bay Ottawa 7:00 PM ET
Columbus Dallas 8:00 PM ET
Pittsburgh Nashville 8:00 PM ET
St. Louis Calgary 10:00 PM ET
Vancouver Los Angeles 10:00 PM ET

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Edmonton Winnipeg 3:00 PM ET
Minnesota NY Islanders 6:00 PM ET
Arizona NY Rangers 7:00 PM ET
Vancouver Anaheim 8:00 PM ET

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Probable Goalies

Tomorrow's Goalies

Last update: October 22nd @ 1:25pm EDT Order by: Game TimesLast UpdatedProbability
Carey Price (1-0-0)
SV%: 0.931 GAA: 2.03
Confirmed @ 1:15pm EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
1:15pmPrice starting. (Louis Jean)

Anton Khudobin (0-1-0)
SV%: 0.833 GAA: 4.02
Confirmed @ 12:46pm EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
12:46pm47 on Dobby: 'Left him out to dry in Toronto. I know he wants to respond w/ a good start tonight & the D corps wants to help him out w/that' (@NHLBruins)
11:11amJulien said Rask is doing better but he'll have tonight off. Will continue to go day by day. (@NHLBruins)
10:38amZane McIntyre called up to Bruins from Providence on an emergency basis. Guess the 'general soreness' is a bit more than that for Tuukka (Joe Haggerty)
Compare Price vs. Khudobin using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Eddie Lack (1-0-1)
SV%: 0.895 GAA: 2.99
Confirmed @ 11:57am EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
11:57amEddie Lack gets the start in net for the #Canes tonight, Peters said. (Michael Smith)

Steve Mason (0-2-1)
SV%: 0.875 GAA: 3.47
Confirmed @ 11:32am EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
11:32amSteve Mason to start tonight for the #Flyers (Marc Narducci)
Compare Lack vs. Mason using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Frederik Andersen (1-0-2)
SV%: 0.876 GAA: 3.60
Likely @ 10:39am EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
10:39amFrederik Andersen occupying road net for skate. Likely starter tonight in Chicago. (David Alter)

Scott Darling (1-0-0)
SV%: 0.917 GAA: 3.00
Probable @ 12:11am EDT - Oct 21st
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
Compare Andersen vs. Darling using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Semyon Varlamov (2-1-0)
SV%: 0.916 GAA: 2.67
Confirmed @ 4:31pm EDT - Oct 21st
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
Oct 21st
Semyon Varlamov will start Saturday at FLA. Rest of lineup uncertain at this point. (Mike Chambers)

Roberto Luongo (2-1-0)
SV%: 0.920 GAA: 1.98
Confirmed @ 11:13am EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
11:13amKyle Rau in for Jussi Jokinen tonight, lower body injury. Luongo is net. (Steve Goldstein)
Compare Varlamov vs. Luongo using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Martin Jones (2-2-0)
SV%: 0.887 GAA: 2.79
Confirmed @ 12:09pm EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
12:08pmNo changes to Sharks lineup, Jones in goal tonight (Kevin Kurz)

Jimmy Howard (1-0-0)
SV%: 0.970 GAA: 1.00
Confirmed @ 10:57am EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
10:57amHoward confirms he's starting. (Dana Wakiji)
10:40amHoward in starter's net for optional skate. (Dana Wakiji)
Compare Jones vs. Howard using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Devan Dubnyk (2-1-0)
SV%: 0.901 GAA: 2.70
Probable @ 12:12am EDT - Oct 21st
Schedule date: 2016-10-22

Cory Schneider (1-2-1)
SV%: 0.938 GAA: 2.00
Confirmed @ 11:25am EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
11:25amAnd Cory Schneider in net tonight. Fifth straight start to begin season. (Andrew Gross)
Oct 21st
All Devils are on the ice today save for Cory Schneider, who is being given a day's rest in anticiipation of his start on Saturday night against the Wild. (Fire & Ice)
Compare Dubnyk vs. Schneider using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Henrik Lundqvist (1-2-0)
SV%: 0.875 GAA: 2.71
Confirmed @ 4:03pm EDT - Oct 21st
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
Oct 21st
Lundqvist will play Saturday. Vigneault said no decision yet on Sunday's goaltender. (Justin Tasch)

Braden Holtby (2-0-1)
SV%: 0.938 GAA: 1.63
Confirmed @ 11:04am EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
11:04amHoltby first off the ice. He will start. (JJ Regan)
Compare Lundqvist vs. Holtby using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Andrei Vasilevskiy (1-0-0)
SV%: 0.941 GAA: 2.02
Confirmed @ 12:01pm EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
12:01pmVasilevskiy first off ice. Starting for #TBLightning (Joe Smith)
11:40amLooks like Andrei Vasilevskiy is indeed starting for #TBLightning tonight. (Joe Smith)
11:08amWouldn't be surprised if Vasilevskiy starting tonight for #TBLightning (Joe Smith)

Craig Anderson (3-0-0)
SV%: 0.887 GAA: 3.56
Confirmed @ 12:30pm EDT - Oct 21st
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
Oct 21st
Coach confirms that Anderson gets the start tomorrow, Varone will check back in to centre the 4th line and Chabot and Pumepel the extras. (Ottawa Senators)
Compare Vasilevskiy vs. Anderson using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Sergei Bobrovsky (1-2-0)
SV%: 0.916 GAA: 3.05
Probable @ 12:13am EDT - Oct 21st
Schedule date: 2016-10-22

Kari Lehtonen (1-1-1)
SV%: 0.925 GAA: 2.36
Confirmed @ 11:36am EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
11:35amKari Lehtonen first goaltender off the ice for the Stars, looks like he is in goal tonight. (Mark Stepneski)
Compare Bobrovsky vs. Lehtonen using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Marc-Andre Fleury (3-1-1)
SV%: 0.919 GAA: 2.76
Confirmed @ 1:25pm EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
1:25pmFleury 1st goalie off morning skate (@PensInsideScoop)

Pekka Rinne (1-2-0)
SV%: 0.922 GAA: 2.71
@ 12:13am EDT - Oct 21st
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
Compare Fleury vs. Rinne using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Jake Allen (2-1-1)
SV%: 0.909 GAA: 1.99
Confirmed @ 4:55pm EDT - Oct 21st
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
Oct 21st
Allen will start vs. CGY. The fact he's the No. 1 this season is going to make it fairly obvious in most cases, but I will report anyway. (Jeremy Rutherford)

Chad Johnson (1-0-1)
SV%: 0.923 GAA: 1.88
Confirmed @ 1:03pm EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
1:03pmJohnson the first goalie off the ice. (Aaron Vickers)
12:31pmJohnson sets up shop in the starter's net. (Aaron Vickers)
Compare Allen vs. Johnson using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Jacob Markstrom (3-0-0)
SV%: 0.931 GAA: 1.65
Probable @ 12:13am EDT - Oct 21st
Schedule date: 2016-10-22

Peter Budaj (1-0-0)
SV%: 0.897 GAA: 2.22
Likely @ 1:16pm EDT
Schedule date: 2016-10-22
1:16pmJeff Zatkoff hurt at Kings skate. Needs help of the ice and to locker room. (Elliott Teaford)
Compare Markstrom vs. Budaj using the Goalie Comparison Tool

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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