Hockey Today - December 2

Hockey Today - December 2

Sunday's NHL matchup betting notes
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Atlanta Thrashers at New Jersey Devils

The Devils look for their second win against the Thrashers in just over a week and third in a row against them overall.

Vancouver Canucks at Minnesota Wild

Roberto Luongo was 0-4-1 with a tie and a 3.20 goals-against average before a 30-save effort in a 3-2 overtime win on Feb. 14.

Edmonton Oilers at Anaheim Ducks

The Oilers will be trying for their second straight victory at Anaheim after winning 3-2 in a shootout there Oct. 28. Though they lost both road meetings with the Ducks last season, Edmonton has won six of its last nine at Anaheim.

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Atlanta Thrashers vs. New Jersey Devils

- The Atlanta Thrashers and the New Jersey Devils will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Prudential Center.

Kari Lehtonen stopped 33 shots to get the shutout as the Thrashers defeated the New York Islanders 4-0 on Saturday night.

The Thrashers won as +120 road underdogs as the game played under the 6-goal total listed by sportsbooks.

New Jersey's Martin Brodeur stopped all 27 shots he faced in Friday's 4-0 win, coming in as -145 home favorites. The four goals scored were UNDER the posted total of 5.

Zach Parise notched a hat track and added an assist, and Brian Gionta tallied a solo marker for the Devils.

Current streak:
New Jersey has won 6 straight games.

Team records:
Atlanta: 12-13-0
New Jersey: 13-10-2

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-4-1
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing NY Islanders are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

New Jersey most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 9-1
After playing Montreal are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing New Jersey
New Jersey is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta home to NY Islanders, Wednesday, December 5
New Jersey home to Boston, Wednesday, December 5

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Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild

- The Vancouver Canucks and the Minnesota Wild will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Xcel Energy Center.

Roberto Luongo stopped all 26 shots for the shutout on Thursday, as the Canucks defeated the Blue Jackets 2-0. The Canucks won the game as -200 favorites, while the two goals were well UNDER the posted over/under (5).

Mattias Ohlund and Lukas Krajicek scored for the Canucks.

Minnesota's Marian Gaborik scored the overtime winner in Friday's 3-2 win over St. Louis, coming in as -150 home favorites. The five goals scored were a PUSH with the posted total of 5.

Brian Rolston had a goal and an assist, while Niklas Backstrom made 22 saves for the Wild.

Current streak:
Vancouver has won 3 straight games.
Minnesota has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Vancouver: 14-9-2
Minnesota: 14-9-2

Vancouver most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 5-5
After playing Columbus are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 2-2-2
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games
Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vancouver's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Vancouver
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Vancouver
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Vancouver at Chicago, Wednesday, December 5
Minnesota home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 5

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Edmonton Oilers vs. Anaheim Ducks

- The Edmonton Oilers and the Anaheim Ducks will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Honda Center.

Edmonton's Shawn Horcoff had a goal and two assists in Friday's 5-1 win over Anaheim, coming in as 115 home favorites. The six goals scored were OVER the posted total of 5.

Ales Hemsky opened the scoring on the power play, and Dwayne Roloson made 21 saves for the Oilers.

Anaheim were outshot 35-22 in Friday's 5-1 loss at Edmonton, falling as 105 road underdogs. The six goals scored were OVER the posted total of 5.

Ryan Getzlaf had the lone Anaheim goal, while Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 19 shots for the Ducks.

Team records:
Edmonton: 11-14-1
Anaheim: 12-11-4

Edmonton most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-4-1
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Anaheim are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Anaheim most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Buffalo are 5-5
After playing Edmonton are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games on the road
Edmonton is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games when playing Anaheim
Edmonton is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Anaheim
Edmonton is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Anaheim is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home
Anaheim is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Anaheim is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Anaheim is 5-18 SU in its last 23 games when playing Edmonton

Next up:
Edmonton at Los Angeles, Monday, December 3
Anaheim home to Buffalo, Wednesday, December 5

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Goalie Lehtonen returns to Thrashers after missing 16 games with groin injury
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ATLANTA -- Thrashers goaltender Kari Lehtonen was recalled Saturday from an AHL reconditioning assignment after missing 16 games with a groin injury.

The Thrashers sent goaltender Ondrej Pavelec back to the Chicago Wolves, their AHL affiliate.

Lehtonen, who opened the season as the starting goalie, was placed on injured reserve on Oct. 19. He was 0-4 in five games before the injury and was 2-0 with a 1.92 goals-against average with Chicago.

Lehtonen has a career record of 58-43-9 with seven shutouts for Atlanta, holding the franchise record in wins and shutouts.

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