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Tonight’s Starting Goalies - February 25 (early edition)

Craig Anderson, Nikolai Kuleman

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson, right, watches as Toronto Maple Leafs’ Nikolai Kuleman shoots wide in the last of his team’s shootout attempts during overtime in NHL hockey game action in Toronto on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)


Whether you’re interested for fantasy hockey reasons or just want to know which goalie your team is playing in a given day, we thought it might be helpful to share our best guesses (based on various previews from newspapers and Web sites plus our own instincts) on who might start each day.

7:00 pm ET games

Phoenix @ Columbus

Likely Phoenix starter: Ilya Bryzgalov (Source.)

Likely Columbus starter: Steve Mason (Source.)

NY Rangers @ Washington

Likely NY Rangers starter: Henrik Lundqvist (Source.)

Likely Washington starter: Michal Neuvirth (Source.)

Pittsburgh @ Carolina

Likely Pittsburgh starter: Marc-Andre Fleury (Source.)

Likely Carolina starter: Cam Ward (Source.)

7:30 pm ET games

New Jersey @ Tampa Bay

Likely New Jersey starter: Johan Hedberg (Source.)

Likely Tampa Bay starter: Dwayne Roloson (Source.)

Florida @ Atlanta

Likely Florida starter: Tomas Vokoun (Source.)

Likely Atlanta starter: Ondrej Pavelec - Not totally certain about this one, so start a different goalie if it’s a coin toss.

Ottawa @ Buffalo

Likely Ottawa starter: Craig Anderson - If he’s available in your fantasy league, snatch him up. He’s a good goalie and he’s playing for his future right now. (Source.)

Likely Buffalo starter: Ryan Miller - A fairly safe bet, considering he almost always starts.