McElhinney will face his former team on Wednesday.
McElhinney allowed a single goal on 40 shots in the Maple Leafs’ win over the Stars on February 7th. McElhinney has gone 2-2-0 with a 2.12 GAA and .935 SV% in four games since being claimed by the Maple Leafs. Tonight he will face the Blue Jackets, who for for three and a half seasons. Columbus comes in having lost four of their last six games.
Korpisalo starts Wednesday vs. Toronto.
Korpisalo allowed four goals on 37 shots in the Blue Jackets’ win in New York on January 31st. It is a bit surprising that Sergei Bobrovsky isn’t starting, but Korpisalo will get a chance to face the man he replaced, Curtis McElhinney. Korpisalo is 3-1-0 with a 3.56 GAA and .893 SV% on the year.
Hutton will start Wednesday in Detroit.
Hutton stopped all 26 shots that he faced in the Blues’ shutout win in Philadelphia on February 6th. Hutton has started 15 games this season, but has appeared in a total of 23 and comes into Wednesday at 8-7-2 with a 2.66 GAA and .902 SV%. In his only career start against the Red Wings, he was pulled after allowing three goals on four shots.
Mrazek will start Wednesday vs. the Blues.
Mrazek allowed two goals on 39 shots in the Red Wings’ loss in Columbus on Saturday. Jared Coreau was shelled in the Red Wings’ loss in Minnesota on Sunday, so they’ll go back to Mrazek tonight vs. St. Louis. The 25-year-old has gone 2-2-1 with a 2.80 GAA and .920 SV% in his last five starts and he stopped 31 of 32 shots in a 2-1 shootout win in his first start vs. St. Louis.
Neuvirth will start Wednesday in Calgary.
Neuvirth allowed one goal on 24 shots in the Flyers’ win over the Sharks on Saturday. Neuvirth has been great as of late, going 3-1-1 with a 1.20 GAA and .946 SV% in his last five starts. Tonight he will take on a Flames team that has won four of their last six—Neuvirth is 3-2-0 with a 3.69 GAA and .866 SV% on the road this year.
Elliott will start Wednesday vs. the Flyers.
Elliott allowed one goal on nine shots after replacing Chad Johnson in the Flames’ loss to the Coyotes on Monday. Elliott has gone 3-1-0 with a 2.51 GAA and .913 SV% in his last five outings and tonight he’’ face the Flyers. The 31-year-old comes into Wednesday with a 5-6-0 record, 2.54 GAA and .906 SV% in 13 home appearances this season.
Luongo leads the Panthers onto the ice for warmups.
Luongo allowed four goals on 30 shots in the Panthers’ win in Nashville on Saturday. Luongo has struggled recently, but it looks like the Panthers’ offence is alive and well with Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov back in the lineup. Luongo has gone 6-7-4 with a 2.60 GAA and .915 SV% on the road this season.
Jones will start Wednesday vs. the Panthers.
Jones allowed one goal on 22 shots in the Sharks’ win in New Jersey on Sunday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for Jones, who is tied four fourth in the NHL in wins (28). In his first start against the Panthers, Jones stopped 22 shots in a 4-2 win.
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