Pickard allowed five goals on 23 shots in Colorado’s loss in Detroit on Saturday. Jeremy Smith got the net on Sunday, but they’ll come back to Pickard tonight vs. the Blues. Pickard has lost three of his last four starts while allowing 11 goals on 117 shots (.906 SV%). In the middle of the fantasy playoffs, he should be strapped to your bench or free agency.
Pickard allowed one goal on 35 shots in Colorado’s loss in Arizona on Monday. It was a strong performance, but the Avalanche couldn’t solve Mike Smith at the other end. He will make his fifth straight start tonight vs. the Red Wings—Pickard has gone 2-2-0 with a 2.01 GAA and .933 SV%.
Pickard gave up four goals on 31 shots in Colorado’s loss to the Senators on Saturday. The loss snapped a brief two-game winning streak for Pickard, who has just 12 wins on the season. Tonight he’ll face the Coyotes for the third time this season—he is 1-1-0 with a 3.03 GAA and .882 SV% in the first two.
Pickard allowed two goals on 27 shots in Colorado’s win over the Devils. Pickard has won two in a row while turning aside 50 of 53 shots (.943 SV%). He stopped 40 of 42 shots in a 2-1 loss in Ottawa on March 2nd and will be looking for redemption tonight.
Pickard stopped 25 of 26 shots in Colorado’s win over the Hurricanes’ on Tuesday. It was a great outing for a struggling netminder, who will make his second straight start tonight vs. the Devils. Pickard is 5-9-2 with a 2.79 GAA and .909 SV% at the Pepsi Center this season and New Jersey is 12-16-6 on the road.
Pickard was pulled after he allowed five goals on 20 shots in Colorado’s loss in Winnipeg on Saturday. Pickard has lost four in a row while posting a 3.49 GAA and .910 SV%. Jeremy Smith started on Sunday, but they’ll go back to Pickard tonight vs. the Hurricanes—he stopped 28 of 29 shots in a win in Carolina on February 17th.
The Avalanche did not hold a morning skate on Thursday.
Because the Avalanche did not skate, it remains to be seen who will start between the pipes in Ottawa. Jeremy Smith started three in a row and is coming off of a loss in Philadelphia on Tuesday, which suggests Pickard will draw tonight's game. Expect head coach Jared Bednar to announce his starter around 5:30 p.m. ET.
Pickard allowed two goals on 32 shots in Colorado’s loss to the Kings on Tuesday. Jeremy Smith gave him the night off on Thursday, so Pickard will get back in goal tonight vs. the Sabres. Pickard has had a nice month, going 3-5-1 with a 2.34 GAA and .924 SV% in his last nine starts and draws a solid matchup tonight.
Pickard will make his fourth straight start on Tuesday.
Pickard allowed three goals on 40 shots in Colorado’s loss to the Lightning on Sunday. Pickard has gone 3-4-1 with a 2.37 GAA and .922 SV% in eight February starts. Tonight he faces the Kings on home ice, where he has gone 4-8-2 with a 2.96 GAA and .904 SV% this season.