Power Plays by Kevin Stott |
Tuesday, March 11
Flyers at Maple Leafs: Philly 2-0 (7-3 goals) vs. Toronto. FLYERS.
Sharks at Predators: Actually, the Sharks are the predators in this series, going 2-0 (9-5 goals). SHARKS.
Ducks at Coyotes: Phoenix snagged their new star goalie Bryzgalov through free agency from Anaheim, owns them (4-0) and will be a dog at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale. Can they go 5-0 vs. the champs? COYOTES.
Wednesday, March 12
Islanders at Panthers: New Florida big stick Craig Anderson has three straight wins, two of them shutouts in Vokoun’s stead. Also, Panthers 3-0 (8-3) against NYI with two SO’s. PANTHERS.
Canucks at Ducks: Vancouver 3-0 (9-3) vs. champs and a live road dog at The Pond. Catch Ducks on second night of back-to-back games. CANUCKS.
Thursday, March 13
Sens at Canadiens: Canadian battle of East heavies has gone to Ottawa (4-1, 20-11) who get nod here as dog. SENATORS.
Oilers at Avalanche: Injuries have healed, Old Schoolers Forsberg and Foote back and Colorado is carbonated in the Pepsi Can (20-11-1-1). AVALANCHE.
Friday, March 14
B’hawks at Blue Jackets: With 34 goals in five skates (11,7,6,1,9), it’s obvious to look at the total in this one. OVER 5 ˝.
Blues at Sharks: San Jose seeks season sweep (3-0, 2 SO’s) at the HP Pavilion. Blues have just one goal in three games in this matchup. SHARKS. (BEST BET)
Saturday, March 15
Islanders at Canadiens: Les Habitants also shooting for season sweep (3-0, 11-3 goals) and have hit their stride in second half of the season. CANADIENS.
Blues at Ducks: Two goals total in regulation in two games means Legace and Giguere seeing the puck clearly. UNDER 5 ˝.
Sunday, March 16
Bruins at Capitals: (NBC) Ovechkin and mates scoring in bunches while Kolzig (2.93 GAA) finding old form between the pipes. CAPITALS.
Thrashers at Panthers: Atlanta skidding and Florida searching for offense. PANTHERS.
Monday, March 17
Avalanche at Wild: (VS TV) Minnesota protects home ice (19-11-4) and Colorado average on the road. WILD.
Coyotes at Canucks: Bryzgalov and Luongo aren’t Irish but may help get you some green on St. Paddy’s Day by keeping the biscuit out of the basket… UNDER 5 ˝.