New Jersey have gone stone cold over the last three weeks and possess perhaps the worst form in the NHL, so this is a big chance for the Buffalo Sabres when they visit the Prudential Center.
The issue for the Devils is goaltending, after the back injury to Martin Brodeur. Johan Hedberg has just not been good enough as his backup.
Buffalo knocked them off in a shootout at the weekend and New Jersey's troubles make the Sabres good value here at 2.90.
Pittsburgh versus Philadelphia may be the highlight of today's fixtures. From a neutral perspective we hope it lives up to the excitement of last month's 6-5 win for the Flyers.
Jakub Voracek scored a superb hat-trick in that game. The Czech is having a breakout season to lead Philly in points and is the one to look out for tonight.
The Flyers have undoubtedly had the better of the Penguins in recent times, so take Philadelphia at 2.75.
Carolina are sizzling nicely after four wins in a row, even though they are another team that has lost their starting goaltender to injury.
They take on the Eastern Conference-leading Montreal Canadiens, which should make for a really great match. It will be a battle of two potent offenses, so a side bet of over 4.5 goals at 1.50 is a good option.
Back the Canadiens for the victory having already done it against the Hurricanes this season. They are great value at 2.60.
Best Bet: Philadelphia Flyers to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins at 2.75
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