Victoria Matiash, Fantasy HockeyNov 17, 2023, 01:00 PM ET
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Only the San Jose Sharks are idle through this three-day stretch, encompassing three games Friday, a whopping 13 on Saturday, followed by five contests Sunday. Match-up highlights include the Anaheim Ducks hosting a Florida Panthers team that’s playing its second game in as many nights on Friday, and then the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. Keep in mind, Alex Killorn — quieter than usual after missing the first chunk of this season — has been subbing in for an injured Trevor Zegras on Anaheim’s top line. Meanwhile, the Buffalo Sabres are looking forward to having Alex Tuch back after his three-game absence. With Tage Thompson listed as week-to-week, Tuch is poised to join Dylan Cozens and Jeff Skinner on Buffalo’s freshly-cobbled top line. After visiting the Winnepeg Jets on Friday, Don Granato’s crew travels to Chicago for a Sunday evening affair with the Blackhawks. The Sabres could be in for a fairly productive weekend given they haven’t played since Tuesday and are led by that No. 1 trio.
Elsewhere, the Calgary Flames are hoping to extend their win streak against the fumbling New York Islanders. A visibly happier Jonathan Huberdeau scored his first game since the season’s opening week against the Vancouver Canucks Thursday, while Elias Lindholm racked up three points. The Minnesota Wild are hoping the weekend’s stint in Sweden will help turn around what’s been a confoundingly awful campaign to date. It’s safe to bet Joel Eriksson, Marcus Johansson, Jonas Brodin, and goalie Filip Gustavsson will all feel more inspired when facing the Ottawa Senators Saturday and Toronto Maple Leafs Monday.
The Golden Knights are spending this weekend in the fine state of Pennsylvania, with back-to-backs against the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins, respectively. Pittsburgh also plays Saturday — in Carolina — so that Sunday battle at PPG…
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Author : Victoria Matiash
Publish date : 2023-11-17 17:58:53
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