Free NHL Predictions Tonight 1/7/16
Detroit Red Wings vs San Jose Sharks
January 7th 2016
NHL Starting Goalies Tonight 1/7/16
- Detroit Red Wings -> Petr Mrazek (confirmed)
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek made 22 saves Monday night during a 1-0 shutout of the Devils in New Jersey. It was Mrazek’s second shutout of the season and seventh of his career. Mrazek improved his goals-against average to 2.25 and his save percentage to .926. His record is 13-8-3.
- San Jose Sharks -> Martin Jones (confirmed)
The netminder is 16-12-2 this season with a 2.52 GAA and a .910 save percentage. He has been great on the road as 12-3-2 but is only 4-9 with a 2.93 GAA and a .893 save percentage at home.
Detroit Red Wings Preview
Hard to believe good American boy Dylan Larkin is still only 19 years of age. He is the only one from Detroit going to the All-Star game this season. Larkin began his first NHL season with a five-game point streak and hasn’t slowed down much, leading the Red Wings with 14 goals and ranking second behind Henrik Zetterberg with 27 points.
The 15th overall pick in 2014 is only 39 games into his career, and head coach Blashill doesn’t want the attention going to his head. Blashill has nothing to worry about, Larkin is American not Russian.
San Jose Sharks Preview
San Jose has the worst home record throughout the NHL. Just 5-11-0 at the Shark Tank. Brent Burns continues leading the defense in goals with 16 on the season, first in the NHL. Which is not enough considering San Jose are just 2-3-1 over their last six match-up’s.
Alex Stalock replaced Martin Jones last game out, but the Sharks reassigned Stalock to the AHL in favor of Troy Grosenick on Wednesday. Jones has a 3.68 goals-against average over his last six.
Detroit Red Wings vs San Jose Sharks Prediction 1/7/16
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