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  • BookMaker.eu The Minnesota Wild are road favorites on Sunday afternoon, as they visit the Detroit Red Wings on NBC. The Wild broke a five-game losing streak by defeating San Jose on Tuesday night but it still appears the Wild are going to finish behind Chicago in the Central Division. On the other side, the Red Wings are going to miss the playoffs, ending their 25-year streak. The Wild and Red Wings have split their last ten meetings.... 

  • BookMaker.eu It is rivalry night on NBCSN on Wednesday, as the New York Islanders visit the New York Rangers. The Islanders are in a fight simply to make the playoffs, while the Rangers are almost assuredly going to land in the top Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference. The Rangers have not played well at home of late, but they will still be listed as home favorites in this contest. The Islanders have won 7 of the last 10 in this series, including two of three this season.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two of the top teams in the Western Conference meet on Tuesday night, as the San Jose Sharks visit the Minnesota Wild. The Sharks are leading the Pacific Division, while the Wild are in second place in the Central Division. This is a tough spot for San Jose, as they are playing their third game in four days and with no rest. The Wild are also in a 3-in-4 situation, but they were off on Monday. Minnesota has taken both meetings this season, winning 3-1 at home and 5-4 on the road.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two teams looking to next year meet on Wednesday night on NBCSN, as the Detroit Red Wings visit the Colorado Avalanche. The Red Wings are last place in the Atlantic Division, while the Avalanche are in last place in the Central Division. The Red Wings should be small road favorites in this contest. These teams met twice last season with each team winning on the road, as the Red Wings won 5-3, while the Avalanche won 3-2.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two of the top teams in the NHL meet on Tuesday night, as the Chicago Blackhawks visit the Montreal Canadiens in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. The Blackhawks are battling with Minnesota for the best record in the Western Conference, while the Canadiens lead the Atlantic Division. It has been all Chicago in this series of late, as the Blackhawks have won the last six meetings. Let’s look at Tuesday’s game and NHL picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Rivalry night on NBCSN on Wednesday has the Pittsburgh Penguins visiting the Philadelphia Flyers. The Penguins have surged into second place in the Metropolitan Division and now they are right behind the Washington Capitals for first place. On the other side, the Philadelphia Flyers are in must-win mode, as they trail Toronto and the Islanders for the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Let’s look at Wednesday’s game and NHL picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The New York Rangers are favored at the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night on NBCSN. The Rangers are battling for second place in the Metropolitan Division, while the Red Wings are essentially out of playoff contention. New York has been an excellent road team this season while Detroit has been rotten at home, so bettors should be backing the Rangers in this contest. New York has won six of the last ten in this series.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two teams fighting an uphill battle to make the playoffs meet on Tuesday night, as the Philadelphia Flyers visit the Buffalo Sabres on NBCSN. The Flyers are three points out of the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, while the Sabres are five points out. This is simply a must-win game for Buffalo if they hope to make any kind of late push for a playoff spot. These teams have met twice this season with each team winning at home, as the Flyers won 4-3 in October, while the Sabres won 4-1 in January.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Boston Bruins are favored at home on Wednesday night, as they host the Detroit Red Wings on NBCSN. The Red Wings are on the fringe of playoff contention in the Eastern Conference, while the Bruins are in third place in the Atlantic Division. Every game is a must-win for the Red Wings whose long streak of making the playoffs is just about over. Boston has taken 8 of the last 10 in this series against Detroit.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The St. Louis Blues are road favorites on Sunday night as they visit the Colorado Avalanche on NBCSN. The Blues are in a battle for the last Wild Card spot in the Western Conference while the Avalanche are in last place in the conference. This is simply a game that St. Louis can’t afford to lose against a very bad Colorado team. The Blues have won six of the last ten meetings in this series, including the last three.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Washington Capitals are solid home favorites on Monday night as they host the Dallas Stars in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. The Stars are on the fringe of playoff contention in the Western Conference while the Capitals have the top record in the Eastern Conference. This series had been completely dominated by Dallas until earlier this year when the Capitals broke a nine-game losing streak in the series by winning 4-3 in Dallas.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Philadelphia Flyers are big favorites on Tuesday night as they host the Colorado Avalanche in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. It has been a lost season for Colorado, as they are in last place in the Western Conference with the worst record in the NHL. On the other side, the Flyers are currently outside of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, and it is hard to see how the team will be able make up ground with so many teams ahead of them in the standings.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two of the top teams in the NHL meet on Wednesday night, as the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Chicago Blackhawks in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. This is rivalry night on NBCSN, and although this is a great matchup, it is not a rivalry. The teams play in different conferences and meet only twice per season. The Penguins are battling for second place in the Metropolitan Division while the Blackhawks are in second place in the Central Division.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Minnesota Wild will try and do something on Monday that very few teams have done this season, and that is win coming off their bye. Teams coming out of their bye are a pathetic 4-16 in the first game back. You might think that playing at home would help but that is not the case, as teams are 2-12 at home in their first game after the bye. Minnesota has been very good at home this season with a record of 21-9 and they will be favored in this game on Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Boston Bruins visit the Dallas Stars on Sunday afternoon in a game that can be seen on NBC. Both teams are battling for a playoff spot in their respective conferences with Boston very much in the race in the Eastern Conference, while the Stars are already in a must-win situation in the Western Conference. This series between Boston and Dallas has been a road team series, as the road team has won the last six meetings.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, will be the site for NHL action on Saturday night as the Philadelphia Flyers visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on NBC. This Stadium Series game could be affected by the weather but it won’t be snow and cold that is the problem, but rain. The Northeast has been unseasonably warm lately and rain is possible for Saturday night. This is just the second meeting of the season between these two rivals, as it was the Penguins winning 5-4 in Philadelphia in October.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The top two teams in the Central Division meet on Tuesday night, as the Chicago Blackhawks visit the Minnesota Wild on NBCSN. The Blackhawks are nine points behind the Wild, so realistically it is looking like Chicago is going to finish in second place in the division.

    The Blackhawks broke a six-game losing streak in the series by winning 4-3 at Minnesota two weeks ago. Minnesota will be listed as a slight favorite for this contest on Tuesday night.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The NBCSN rivalry game on Wednesday night has the Washington Capitals visiting the Philadelphia Flyers. The Capitals have the best record in the Eastern Conference while the Flyers are fighting just to make the playoffs. These teams have met twice this season with each team winning at home.

    The Flyers have done well in this series in Philadelphia, winning 7 of the last 10, but they will still be listed as home underdogs on Wednesday night.
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  • BookMaker.eu A busy Hockey Day in America on Sunday includes a late game on NBCSN as the Boston Bruins visit the San Jose Sharks. The Bruins have played well under new head coach Bruce Cassidy winning three straight, but this is not a good spot for Boston as they are coming off their bye week, and teams this season have struggled in their first game after the bye. On the other side, the Sharks are in the second half of a back-to-back as they were at Arizona on Saturday.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Hockey Day in America on Sunday has 11 games on the schedule including the Chicago Blackhawks visiting the Buffalo Sabres in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. The Blackhawks are in second place in the Central Division while the Sabres are fighting to stay in Wild Card contention in the Eastern Conference. It has been nothing but misery for Buffalo in this series of late as they have lost the last ten games. Buffalo has not beaten Chicago since 2009.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two of the top teams in the NHL meet on Sunday on NBC as the Washington Capitals visit the New York Rangers. It is a huge slate of games on Sunday, which is Hockey Day in America and the day starts with the league’s top team, the Capitals visiting the Rangers. The four best teams in the Eastern Conference just happen to reside in the same division with the Capitals leading the Metropolitan Division while the Rangers are battling with the Penguins and Blue Jackets for second place.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The second game on a busy Hockey Day in America on Sunday has the Detroit Red Wings visiting the Pittsburgh Penguins on NBC. It is looking more and more like the Red Wings 25-year streak of making the playoffs is going to come to an end this season while the Penguins are battling for second place in the Metropolitan Division. The Red Wings did break a four-game losing streak in this series by winning 6-3 at home last month.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Buffalo Sabres are big favorites at home on Thursday night as they host the Colorado Avalanche on NBCSN. The Sabres are on the fringe of playoff contention in the Eastern Conference while the Avalanche are hopelessly out of the race. It is getting to the point with Colorado where they are almost an automatic go-against in every game they play. The franchise is a mess, the coach is in over his head and the players are discouraged.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Minnesota Wild are favored at home on Sunday afternoon as they host the Detroit Red Wings on NBC. The Red Wings have made the playoffs in each of the last 25 seasons but that streak is in serious jeopardy this season as Detroit currently is outside of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. It won’t be easy for the Red Wings on Sunday as they visit a Minnesota Wild team that has the most points in the Western Conference.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The New York Rangers visit the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. These teams are battling for second place in the Metropolitan Division along with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Rangers have surged lately to get within striking distance of both Columbus and Pittsburgh while the Blue Jackets have treaded water in recent weeks. These teams have played three high scoring games this season with Columbus winning two of the three.... 

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