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  • BookMaker.eu The New York Rangers face a tough situation on Sunday, as they will be playing their third game in four days and with no rest, as they host the Philadelphia Flyers on NBC. The Rangers have been a decent home team this season, going 18-13, but this is not a good scheduling spot. On the other side, the Flyers had Saturday off after playing in Columbus on Friday. Let’s look at this Sunday matinee and NHL picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu A long seven-game road trip continues for the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night, as they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on TSN. The Kings are battling to stay in a playoff spot in the Western Conference, while the Penguins are gaining ground fast on the Washington Capitals for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division. The Kings and Penguins met last month in Los Angeles and it was the Penguins winning by a score of 3-1.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Something has to give on Tuesday night, as one of the best road teams, the Calgary Flames, meet one of the top home teams, the Boston Bruins. The Flames are in the midst of a long six-game road trip, while the Bruins are playing this one home contest before heading out on a five-game road trip. The Bruins have won 7 of the last 10 meetings in this series in Boston, but Calgary did win 2-1 at TD Garden last season.... 

  • BookMaker.eu There is no Olympic break this year for the NHL, as NHL players are not participating in the Olympics. NBC has even decided to televise a few NHL games during the Olympics including Sunday’s matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues. The Penguins are once again playing at a high level and they are now right behind Washington in the Metropolitan Division, while the Blues are battling to stay in third place in the Central Division. Let’s look at this Sunday matinee and NHL picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two teams going in opposite directions meet on Wednesday night, as the Boston Bruins visit the New York Rangers in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. The Bruins have won 8 of their last 10 to move into second place in the Atlantic Division, while the Rangers have lost 7 of 10 to fall into last place in the division. This has not been a good series of late for the Bruins, as they have lost the last seven against New York.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Central Division rivals do battle on Tuesday night, as the Minnesota Wild visit the St. Louis Blues on NBCSN. The Wild have played better of late to get back into Wild Card contention, but most of their success has come at home, as they are just 10-16 on the road. The Blues come into this game in third place in the division and St. Louis has won four of their last five games. Let’s look at this Tuesday night contest and NHL picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Vegas Golden Knights finally get the spotlight on NBCSN on Friday night, as they visit the Minnesota Wild. It has taken a while, but the TV networks are finally catching onto one of the best sports stories of the year. Not only are the Golden Knights the best expansion team in NHL history, they are actually the best team in the Western Conference and right with Tampa for the overall league lead. It is a story that hasn’t gotten nearly enough attention, as it is inconceivable that an expansion team could lead the league in points.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Washington Capitals are favored on Wednesday night, as they host the Philadelphia Flyers on NBCSN. The Flyers come out of the All-Star break in a playoff position, as they are tied with New Jersey for the top Wild Card spot, but there are seven teams in the Metropolitan Division separated by just five points and only four of those teams are going to make the playoffs. The Capitals lead the division with 63 points.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two teams that were sorry to see the NHL All-Star break meet on Tuesday night, as the Chicago Blackhawks visit the Nashville Predators on NBCSN. The Blackhawks played one of their best games of the season last week as they went into Detroit and won 5-1, while the Predators have won 7 of their last 10 games to move within a point of Winnipeg for the best record in the Western Conference. These teams have played three low scoring games this season, with the Predators winning two of three.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The NHL All-Star Game takes place on Sunday afternoon in Tampa, Florida and it will have the same 3-on-3 format as last year, with four teams and three games, with the first game at 3:30 p.m. Eastern, the second game at 4:30 p.m. Eastern, with the winners meeting in the final at 6:30 p.m. Eastern. The winning team in the Skills Competition on Saturday gets to choose which team they want to play in the first game and whether or not they want to play the first semifinal or the second. All three ga... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Toronto Maple Leafs visit the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night on NBCSN in what could be a high scoring contest. The Maple Leafs are 7th in the league in goals per game, while the Blackhawks are 9th. These teams met early in the season in Toronto and it was the Maple Leafs winning by a score of 4-3. Normally the Blackhawks would be listed as a home favorite in this contest, but Chicago is not playing well and they could be a home dog in this game.This war on the ice will go down Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 8 p.m. ET at the United Center. The game will be televised live on NBCSN.We'll have NHL odds at BookMaker.eu available for this and every game on the NHL Wednesday schedule.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Philadelphia Flyers will look to continue their push to a playoff spot, as they visit the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday on NBCSN. The Flyers have played really well of late, winning seven of their last ten games and they are now very much in the mix in the Metropolitan Division. On the other side, the Red Wings are struggling just to stay relevant in the Eastern Conference. Detroit is 10 points out of the last playoff spot in the East.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Washington Capitals are solid home favorites on Sunday afternoon, as they host the Philadelphia Flyers in a game that can be seen on NBC. The Flyers are trying to stay in playoff contention in a very crowded Metropolitan Division, as just six points separate seven of the eight teams. The one team that has looked pretty good in the division is Washington, and they are in first place. Let’s look at Sunday’s contest and NHL picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Los Angeles Kings will look to break a four-game losing streak, as they host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night on NBCSN. The Kings still boast the top defense in the league, but in their last four games they have allowed four goals per game. They will get a test on Thursday against a Pittsburgh team that features three of the top 15 scorers in the league in Phil Kessel, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.... 

  • BookMaker.eu NBCSN has a true rivalry game this week, as the Montreal Canadiens visit the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. Oftentimes the network claims their Wednesday night game is a rivalry, but in this case it actually is. The Canadiens and Bruins have played each other more than any other two teams in NHL history. This will be the second time in less than a week they will be playing, as they met on Saturday with Boston winning 4-3 in a shootout.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The New York Rangers will look to continue their recent dominance of the Philadelphia Flyers, as the teams meet on Tuesday night in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. The Rangers have won six of the last seven against the Flyers and six of the last eight in the series at MSG. This will be the first meeting between the teams this season. Both teams are battling to stay in contention in the Metropolitan Division, so this is another key matchup.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Metropolitan Division rivals meet on Sunday night on NBCSN, as the New York Rangers visit the Pittsburgh Penguins. Both teams come into this game with similar records and they both come into this contest with no rest, as the Rangers were home against the Islanders on Saturday afternoon, while the Penguins were home against Detroit in a Saturday matinee. The teams have met twice this season, with the road team winning each time and both games going over the total.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Central Division rivals meet on Wednesday night, as the Minnesota Wild visit the Chicago Blackhawks in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. Both teams have struggled at times this season, and if the playoffs started today they would each be out. Both teams will be playing with no rest, as the Wild hosted Calgary on Tuesday, while the Blackhawks were in Ottawa. The Blackhawks have dominated this series of late, winning five of the last six meetings.... 

  • BookMaker.eu It is an original six matchup on Wednesday night on NBCSN, as the Chicago Blackhawks visit the New York Rangers. Chicago has been a perennial power in the NHL for the past decade, but this year’s team looks like they could be in serious danger of missing the playoffs. On the other side, the Rangers are battling for third place in the Metropolitan Division. These teams met earlier this season in Chicago and it was the Blackhawks winning by a score of 6-3.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Winter Classic takes place on New Year’s Day at Citi Field in New York on NBC, as the New York Rangers play the Buffalo Sabres. Even though the game is being played in Queens, New York at the home of the New York Mets, which is about 6.5 hours from Buffalo, the Sabres are listed as the home team. This will be the second Winter Classic for the Sabres, as they played in the first one ten years ago and lost to the Penguins, while it is the second Winter Classic for the Rangers, as they beat the Flyers in the 2012 game.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Washington Capitals will look to continue their dominance over the Boston Bruins, as they host Boston on Thursday night in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. The Bruins headed into this week red-hot, having won four straight, while the Capitals had dropped two in a row. The winner of this game could be the team that finds that extra bit of energy, as both teams are playing with no rest, as Boston was home against Ottawa on Wednesday, while the Capitals were in New York to play the Rangers.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The streakiest team in the NHL, the Philadelphia Flyers take on the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night in a game that can be seen on NBCSN. The Red Wings are playing the second game of a four-game road trip and the second half of a back-to-back, as they were at the Islanders on Tuesday. The Flyers are completing a five-game homestand on Wednesday. The Flyers went 10 straight games without a win earlier this season but they went into this week on a seven-game winning streak.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Boston Bruins are road favorites on Tuesday night, as they visit the Buffalo Sabres on NBCSN. It has been a miserable season so far for the Sabres, but they did break a seven-game losing streak in this series by winning 5-4 in Boston in late October. The situation on Tuesday does favor Buffalo, as they have not played since Friday, while the Bruins will be playing with no rest, as they hosted Columbus on Monday.... 

  • BookMaker.eu It is outdoor hockey on Saturday night in Ottawa, as the Montreal Canadiens visit the Ottawa Senators in the 2017 Scotiabank NHL 100 Classic on NBCSN. The game will be played at TD Place in Lansdowne Park, Ottawa Ontario, with an expected temperature of 12 degrees Fahrenheit with a 40% chance of snow flurries. The Senators will be happy to have the attention on the spectacle of the game, because they don’t want people looking at their play on the ice, as they have been one of the worst teams in the NHL this season.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two teams battling for third place in the Atlantic Division meet on Wednesday night, as the Boston Bruins visit the Detroit Red Wings on NBCSN. The Bruins come into this game playing as well as they have all season, as they have won 8 of their last 10, including two straight, while the Red Wings have lost 8 of their last 10. Boston has dominated this series lately, taking 8 of the last 10 meetings.... 

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