NHL Saturday Breakdown
With thirteen games on the slate for Saturday and coverage that starts before Noon Eastern and wraps up just after Midnight, it’s a packed day of action in the National Hockey League as we break down a few of the key matchups in this NHL Games of the Week Preview.
Time: 11:00 am ET
TV: NHL Network/ESPN+
Line: MIN -110/OTT -110, 6.5 (Over -120/Under +100)
Two teams possibly looking to make changes behind the bench once they return to North America, Minnesota takes on Ottawa to open their two-game run in Sweden. Several players from the Wild return to their homeland including goalie Filip Gustavsson and two-way forward Joel Eriksson-Ek.
Time: 4:00 pm ET
Line: EDM +110/TB -130, 6.5 (Over -130/Under +110)
The Lightning return home after snapping a three-game losing streak in Chicago on Thursday night to take on the Edmonton Oilers, who now have a three-game win streak rolling as they open this four-game road trip along the East Coast. Connor McDavid has scored in each of the last two contests after going scoreless in his three previous games.
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Line: NYR -110/NJ -110, 6.5 (Over -115/Under -105)
The Hudson River Rivalry is renewed for the first time this season. The last time these two teams met was back on May 1st when the Devils eliminated the Rangers in Game Six of their First Round Playoff series. New York has won nine of their last ten games overall, but are just 5-8 in their last 13 meetings against New Jersey.
Time: 8:00 pm ET
Line: COL +110/DAL -130, 6.5 (Over -120/Under +100)
Two Central Division foes collide in Big D as the Stars look to keep their four-game winning streak going against an Avs club that has been playing .500 hockey over the last couple of weeks after a hot start to the season. The NHL Betting Odds Under has cashed in five of the last eight meetings between these two clubs.
Time: 10:00 pm ET
Line: SEA +145/VAN -170, 6.5 (Over +100/Under -120)
Just 142 miles separate these two rival cities across the US/Canada border, with the Canucks taking the hockey world by storm with a blistering hot start to the season, winning 12 of their first 17 games. Seattle is looking to surface back above the .500 mark after losing five of their last seven games overall.