The Art of Juggling Backups

by Ryan Hoddick

Being from a fantasy hockey league that sees twenty starting goaltenders drafted in the first couple of rounds, I've been forced to learn the value of every backup and backup's backup as well as when to snag them. Here's a look into some of the top backup g...    read more

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Probable Goalies

Tomorrow's Goalies

Last update: March 23rd @ 2:13pm EDT Order by: Game TimesLast UpdatedProbability
Antti Niemi (5-8-4)
SV%: 0.911 GAA: 3.19
Confirmed @ 12:21pm EDT
Schedule date: 2018-03-23
12:21pmAntti Niemi is in the starter's net (Arpon Basu)
12:20pmAntti Niemi is expected to start in goal for Montreal, with Carey Price getting the start at home Saturday against Washington. (Pat Hickey)

Linus Ullmark (1-1-0)
SV%: 0.933 GAA: 2.40
Confirmed @ 12:55pm EDT - Mar 22nd
Schedule date: 2018-03-23
Mar 22nd
Linus Ullmark will start tomorrow and be backed up by Robin Lehner. Chad Johnson is banged up and day-to-day. Phil Housley said he hasn't been diagnosed w/a concussion. (Bill Hoppe)
Compare Niemi vs. Ullmark using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Keith Kinkaid (19-10-2)
SV%: 0.908 GAA: 2.91
Confirmed @ 2:17pm EDT - Mar 22nd
Schedule date: 2018-03-23
Mar 22nd
Keith Kinkaid will get the start against the Penguins tomorrow night. (Amanda Stein)

Matt Murray (--)
Confirmed @ 12:19pm EDT
Schedule date: 2018-03-23
12:19pmMurray first goalie off. (Jason Mackey)

Anders Nilsson (7-13-3)
SV%: 0.901 GAA: 3.50
Probable @ 9:13am EDT - Mar 22nd
Schedule date: 2018-03-23

Jake Allen (24-21-2)
SV%: 0.906 GAA: 2.75
Confirmed @ 12:21pm EDT
Schedule date: 2018-03-23
12:22pmAllen off the ice first. With Hutton not ready, even with back-to-backs tonight and tomorrow, you have to go with Allen if Hutton is not ready. Too much riding on the line to give Ville Husso his first NHL start. Hutton, by the way, did practice this morning. (Jeremy Rutherford)
Compare Nilsson vs. Allen using the Goalie Comparison Tool

John Gibson (29-17-6)
SV%: 0.927 GAA: 2.41
Likely @ 2:13pm EDT
Schedule date: 2018-03-23
2:14pmShould be John Gibson tonight. (Eric Stephens)

Connor Hellebuyck (37-11-9)
SV%: 0.925 GAA: 2.34
Confirmed @ 12:25pm EDT
Schedule date: 2018-03-23
12:25pmConnor Hellebuyck will start tonight. (Scott Billeck)
Compare Gibson vs. Hellebuyck using the Goalie Comparison Tool

Tuukka Rask (30-11-5)
SV%: 0.916 GAA: 2.35
Probable @ 9:13am EDT - Mar 22nd
Schedule date: 2018-03-23

Kari Lehtonen (12-11-3)
SV%: 0.911 GAA: 2.52
Confirmed @ 12:25pm EDT
Schedule date: 2018-03-23
12:26pmNo surprise, Kari Lehtonen first goalie off for Stars. (Mark Stepneski)
Compare Rask vs. Lehtonen 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