NHL Starting Goalies: Saturday, December 8

Philadelphia Flyers at Buffalo Sabres

Dec. 8, 2018 | 1:00 pm EST
-1.5 (-280)

Stolarz will start Saturday in Buffalo.

Stolarz allowed four goals on 30 shots in the Flyers loss to the Blue Jackets on Thursday. This afternoon he will make his fourth straight start, having gone 1-2-0 while allowing a combined 10 goals on 86 shots (.884 SV%) in his first three starts. He faces a Sabres team that has lost four in a row (0-2-2) since having their 10-game winning streak snapped on November 29th.

$6,700
-1.5 (247)

Ullmark will start Saturday afternoon vs. the Flyers.

Ullmark allowed four goals on 30 shots in the Sabres overtime loss to the Maple Leafs on Tuesday. With Carter Hutton listed as day-to-day, Ullmark will be the Sabres’ No.1 netminder moving forward. The 25-year-old is 5-0-3 with a 2.71 GAA and .921 SV% this season. The Flyers come in at 6-5-1 in 12 road games.

$8,200

Vegas Golden Knights at Los Angeles Kings

Dec. 8, 2018 | 4:00 pm EST

Fleury will start Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles.

Fleury allowed three goals on 35 shots in the Golden Knights win over the Blackhawks on Thursday. Fleury has been excellent since mid-November, going 8-1-0 with a 2.11 GAA, .930 SV% and two shutouts in his last nine starts. He is a must-start this afternoon against a Kings team that is last in the NHL at 10-18-1 and last in goals (2.10 GF/pg) this season.

$8,000
1.5 (-204)

Quick leads the Kings onto the ice for warmups.

Quick allowed five goals on 34 shots in the Kings loss to New Jersey on Thursday. Since returning to the Kings crease on November 29th, Quick has gone 1-3-0 with a 2.55 GAA, .918 SV% and one shutout. This afternoon he faces a red-hot Golden Knights team that comes in having won seven of their last eight (7-1-0).

$7,300

New York Rangers at Florida Panthers

Dec. 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm EST
-1.5 (-154)

Lundqvist will start Saturday in Florida.

Lundqvist allowed three goals on 42 shots in the Rangers loss to the Jets last Sunday. Lundqvist has three of his last four starts while making 141 saves on 152 shots (.928 SV%). In his first start against the Panthers, Lundqvist made 39 saves in a 4-2 win in mid-November.

$7,500
-1.5 (139)

Luongo will start Saturday vs. the Rangers.

Luongo allowed four goals on 36 shots in the Panthers loss to Colorado on Thursday. The 39-year-old has gone 3-1-0 with a 1.76 GAA and .945 SV% on home-ice this season and tonight he will take on the Rangers for the second time this season. In the first meeting, Luongo gave up four goals on 24 shots in a 4-2 loss.

$7,900

Pittsburgh Penguins at Ottawa Senators

Dec. 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm EST
1.5 (116)

DeSmith will start Saturday in Ottawa.

DeSmith allowed two goals on 21 shots in the Penguins win over the Islanders on Thursday. DeSmith is in the middle of an impressive stretch, winning five of his last six games while posting a 2.34 GAA and .922 SV%. Tonight draws a Senators team that has lost six of their last nine games.

$8,100
1.5 (-128)

Anderson will start Saturday vs. the Penguins.

Anderson allowed four goals on 42 shots in the Senators loss to Montreal on Thursday. Anderson lost both games to the Senators this week, allowing a combined nine goals on 83 shots (.892 SV%). In his first start against the Penguins, Anderson allowed four goals on 35 shots in a 6-4 win.

$7,200

Colorado Avalanche at Tampa Bay Lightning

Dec. 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm EST
-1.5 (-201)

Varlamov will start Saturday in Tampa Bay.

Varlamov had a rough night on Tuesday, allowing six goals on 32 shots in Colorado’s loss in Pittsburgh. One bad night shouldn’t take away from what has been a strong season for the veteran netminder. However, he could have a hard time getting back on track in Tampa Bay, where the Lightning are 12-4-0 this year.

$7,100
-1.5 (180)

Domingue leads the Lightning onto the ice for warmups.

Domingue allowed two goals on 35 shots in the Lightning’s win over the Bruins on Thursday. Domingue extended his winning streak to four games, despite allowing a combined 11 goals on 111 shots (.901 SV%). Tonight he is expected to face the Avalanche on home-ice, where he is 6-1-0 with a 2.59 GAA and .921 SV%.

$7,700

New York Islanders at Detroit Red Wings

Dec. 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm EST
1.5 (221)

Greiss will start Saturday in Detroit.

Greiss was yanked after he surrendered five goals on 21 shots in the Islanders loss in Pittsburgh on Thursday. Tonight he will start for the seventh time in eight games. Greiss has gone 3-3-0 with a 2.83 GAA and .904 SV% in his previous six outings. Tonight he takes on a Red Wings team that has won three of their last five (3-1-1).

$7,300
1.5 (-248)

Bernier will start Saturday vs. the Islanders.

Bernier allowed four goals on 31 shots in the Red Wings overtime win in Toronto on Thursday. In his last six outings (five starts), Bernier has gone 3-2-0 with a 2.78 GAA and .914 SV%. Tonight he faces an Islanders team that is 6-7-1 on the road and rank 20th in the NHL in goal-scoring (2.89 GF/pg).

$7,500

Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets

Dec. 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm EST
-1.5 (-225)

Holtby will start Saturday in Columbus.

Holtby gave up four goals on 27 shots in the Capitals loss in Vegas on Tuesday. Holtby was given a night off on Thursday, so he will draw the Blue Jackets tonight. Holtby has lost two in a row while giving up a combined 10 goals on 52 shots (.808 SV%). In his first start against Columbus, Holtby allowed two goals on 36 shots in a 2-1 loss.

$7,400
-1.5 (201)

Bobrovsky will start Saturday vs. the Capitals.

Bobrovsky allowed three goals on 26 shots in the Blue Jackets overtime win in Philadelphia on Thursday. It was a nice bounce-back performance from Bobrovsky, who allowed a combined 11 goals in a back-to-back losses in his previous two starts. In his first start against the Capitals, Bobrovsky stopped 33 of 34 shots in a 2-1 win on November 9th.

$7,700

Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins

Dec. 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm EST

Andersen will start Saturday in Boston.

Andersen allowed three goals on 41 shots in the Maple Leafs overtime win in Buffalo on Tuesday. Andersen has won four straight games while stopping exactly 38 shots in every game—allowing a combined 11 goals on 163 shots (.933 SV%). In his first start against the Bruins, Andersen stopped 38 of 40 shots in a 4-2 win.

$8,200
1.5 (-206)

Halak starts vs the Maple Leafs on Saturday.

Halak allowed five goals on 44 shots in the Bruins loss in Florida on Tuesday. Halak has been inconsistent in his last five starts, losing three of five while allowing a combined 16 goals on 169 shots (.905 SV%). He is already 1-1-0 with a 2.03 GAA and .944 SV% in two starts against Toronto this season.

$7,000

San Jose Sharks at Arizona Coyotes

Dec. 8, 2018 | 8:00 pm EST
1.5 (210)

Dell will start Saturday in Arizona.

Dell allowed five goals on 29 shots in the Sharks loss in Toronto on November 28th. With Martin Jones starting last night, Dell is expected to face the Coyotes this evening. After posting back-to-back shutouts, Dell has lost two in a row while surrendering a combined 11 goals on 65 shots (.831 SV%). He is worth a spot-start against a Coyotes team that ranks 28th in scoring (2.56 GF/pg).

$7,400
1.5 (-235)

Hill will start Saturday vs. the Sharks.

Hill gave up three goals on 28 shots in the Coyotes loss to the Capitals on Thursday. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for Hill, who has a 1.09 GAA, .957 SV% and one shutout in six appearances this season. Tonight he takes on a Sharks team that is 5-8-3 on the road and one the tail-end of a back-to-back.

$7,800

Nashville Predators at Calgary Flames

Dec. 8, 2018 | 10:00 pm EST
-1.5 (-218)

Saros will start Saturday in Calgary.

Saros allowed one goal on five shots after replacing Pekka Rinne in the Predators loss in Vancouver last night. Saros has stared a lot less than originally projected as the Predators continue to lean heavily on Rinne. The 23-year-old comes into Saturday’s game at 5-2-0 with a 3.43 GAA, .887 SV% and one shutout on the road.

$7,400
-1.5 (195)

Smith will start Saturday vs. the Predators.

Smith stopped all 31 shots that he faced in the Flames shutout win over the Wild on Thursday. Smith has been unbelievable as of late, going 5-0-0 while stopping 107 of the 114 shots (.939 SV%) that he has faced. In his first two starts against the Predators, Smith has gone 1-1-0 with a 2.03 GAA and .945 SV%.

$8,000
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