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Canadiens Welcome Islanders on Thursday

Habs Hockey

  Habs Look to Continue Winning Streak After winning only their second game in the past eight on Tuesday versus the Rangers, the Montreal Canadiens (32-20-8) hope to build on their recent victory against the other New York hockey club. Since firing head coach Michel Therrien and hiring Claude Julien, the Habs are 1-1. Carey Price (2.44 goals against average, ...

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NHL Odds: Oilers-Blackhawks at the United Center

Blackhawks Hockey

Oilers Looking for First Playoff Spot in Decade Two of the better teams in the Western Conference will meet this Saturday (7 PM ET, WGN) when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Edmonton Oilers. The Blackhawks sit comfortably in second place in the Central Division, while the Oilers are in good shape for an automatic playoff berth in the Pacific – ...

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NHL Odds: Sens Visit the Devils this Thursday

Betting on Ottawa Hockey

Devils Look to Hold off Senators Sitting second in the Atlantic Division, the Ottawa Senators (29-19-6) will look to capitalize on a Devils team that finds themselves in 12th place in the East. The Senators are eight points out of a playoff spot. The Sens are coming off of a 3-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabers on Tuesday night. But ...

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Maple Leafs Host the Islanders Tuesday Night

Maple Leas Hockey

  Hot Islanders Can Pass Leafs’ In Standings The New York Islanders and the Toronto Maple Leafs battle on Tuesday at Air Canada Centre. The Islanders have positioned themselves to challenge for a playoffs spot, and it may be the Maple Leafs spot they get. The Islanders have gone 10-3-2 in the past 15 games and have moved within one ...

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Boston Hosts Habs in NHL Action Sunday

Boston Bruins Hockey

  Habs have Lost Five of Last Six The Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins will renew the NHL’s greatest rivalry at the TD Garden on Sunday. Oddsmakers opened the Bruins as -135-moneyline favorites versus the Canadiens, while the game’s total opened at 5. Boston won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Vancouver Canucks on February 11. Bettors ...

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NHL Odds: Islanders-Flyers in Patrick Division Classic

Flyers NHL Hockey

  They might play in the Metropolitan Division now, but the New York Islanders and Philadelphia Flyers will always be remembered as Patrick Division rivals under the old format. They’ll meet again Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBCSN) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia; the Flyers have already beaten the Islanders twice in New York this season, each by ...

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Matthews and the Leafs Take on the St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues

  Blues Back in Playoff Hunt The St. Louis Blues (27-22-5 SU, 19-35 ATS) continue their Ontario road trip with a stop in Toronto on Thursday (7:30 PM ET on SNO). They’re riding two straight shut outs, one against the Ottawa Senators and one against the Philadelphia Flyers. Since the firing of former head coach, Ken Hitchcock, St. Louis has ...

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Home Stretch for NHL Playoff Hopefuls

Habs Hockey

  Habs are Best in NHL on Puckline Fresh off a commanding 5-2 win following the All-Star Break, the Montreal Canadiens (30-14-7 SU, 31-20 ATS) are racking up more units (22.98) against the puck line than any other team. A lot of that is thanks to Max Pacioretty (24 goals, 18 assists). He is coming off a hat trick against ...

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NHL Odds: Original Six Matchup this Thursday

Maple Leas Hockey

  Surging Maple Leafs Host Rangers After winning their last three games, the streaking Toronto Maple Leafs (21-13-8 SU, 27-15 ATS) will look to extend their hot streak against a Rangers squad that has lost three straight. Sitting sixth in the Eastern Conference, Toronto’s offense has been on fire, scoring four or more goals in six of their last seven ...

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Anaheim Ducks Look to Get on Track Against Stars at Home

NHL Hockey in Anaheim

Ducks In Funk Their Last Five The Dallas Stars and the Anaheim Ducks when they take their seats on Tuesday. The Ducks are trying to get the chemistry right and get on a roll. Oddsmakers have the Anaheim Ducks as a -160 favorite on the moneyline. The total is at 5.5 and the juice is -130 on the Over. Anaheim ...

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