This Sunday November 11th, the CFL playoffs kickoff. The Ottawa Redblacks and Calgary Stampeders have earned 1st round byes while this weekend the BC Lions will face the Hamilton Ticats and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to see who advances to the conference finals.
Dallas Stars vs Carolina Hurricanes: NHL Game Day Forecast
Dallas Stars: Have moved on after embarrassing loss to the Leafs
Soaring high, as one of the hottest teams in the NHL, Dallas hit a slight a roadblock when they opened a four-game road trip in Toronto on Monday night. The Stars were 9-2 prior that contest but, despite outshooting Toronto by a 44-26 count, Dallas dropped a 4-1 decision to the Maple Leafs. Dusting themselves off, Dallas headed into Boston the next night and the Stars blitzed the Bruins by a 5-2 count as Tyler Seguin recorded a hat-trick against his former team. Sequin, along with linemate Jamie Benn, lead the NHL scoring race with 20 points apiece through 13 games.
Carolina Hurricanes: Have gained some strength following a slow saeson start
Limping out of the NHL starting gate with a 2-6-0 record, Carolina has played better recently as the Hurricanes had posted three straight wins prior to a 4-3 home loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday. That contest was close until the third period as the Lightning struck twice in the final frame to take a 4-1 lead. Carolina registered two goals late, including one with just a single second left on the clock, to make the score appear to be respectable. Offense is still a problem for the Hurricanes as their 2.17 goals for per game in tied for the 26th worst mark in the National Hockey League.
Dallas vs Carolina NHL Game Day Call: Stars G Kari Lehtonen (4-1 GAA 3.00) faces Hurricanes G Eddie Lack (1-2 GAA 3.61) in the netminding matchup tonight. Lehtonen was pulled after allowing three goals on eleven shots against Florida last Saturday but gained a win by stopping 36 of 39 pucks against Boston on Tuesday night. Coming off his first win of the season, after facing just 19 shots in a 3-2 (OT) win versus the Islanders, Lack is spelling ‘Canes starter Cam Ward in this contest. Dallas has a slight edge in the goaltending duel and a major advantage when it comes to offensive firepower. Back Dallas with a 500 unit wager on the money line price posted at SportsInteraction.
Dallas Stars vs Carolina Huricanes – SportsInteraction NHL Betting Odds
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