- Adrian Dater: J.S. Giguere will start in net for the Avalanche against the Bruins.
- Harvey Fialkov of the Sun-Sentinel: Jacob Markstrom will start in net for the Panthers.
- Rachel Blount of the Star Tribune: Josh Harding will start in net for the Wild.
- Dan Rosen of NHL.com: Blue coach Ken Hitchcock will run with Jaroslav Halak.
“We need to get one guy going and get up to speed before we can even think about having two guys rolling in and out,” he said. “We’re going to need both guys, but just to give a guy a token game I don’t think is going to make any difference.”