Like the NBA, NHL won’t play any games on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23th. That’s not a problem because there are plenty of ice hockey action the rest of the week.
NHL Betting Cheat Sheet Thanksgiving Week 2017
Wednesday, Nov. 22
Chicago at Tampa Bay
NBCSN at 7:30 pm ET
The last time the Blackhawks faced the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa beat them 5 to 4. The Lightning are 15-3-1-1 overall. They are 8-2-1 at home. Chicago has a decent road record at 5-4-1. The Blackhawks are ranked seventh in goals against at 2.6. They’re ranked thirteenth in goals per match at 3.0. Tampa only allows 2.6 goals while scoring 4.0 on average per match.
Montreal at Nashville
SNO at 8:00 pm ET
The Canadiens are 1 and 4 straight up in their last 5 games as of Nov. 19. Montreal battles Dallas on the road on Nov. 21. The Canadiens are 4 and 6 straight up on the road this season. Montreal has won 3 out of their last 4 road games going into the week. As of Nov. 19, Nashville is 6-1-0-1 in home games this season. The Predators are 6 and 1 straight up in their last 7 matches.
Friday, Nov. 24
Pittsburgh at Boston
NBC at 1:00 pm ET
These two haven’t played since January 26, 2017. Boston beat Pitt 4 to 3 in that match. So far, the defending Stanley Cup Champions are 5-7-1-1 in away games this season. As of Nov. 19, Pitt is 11-8-2-1. Boston is 5-3-2 at home this season. They battle the New Jersey Devils on the road on Nov. 22 before this home game versus the Boston Bruins.
San Jose at Vegas
TSN at 10:00 pm ET
San Jose and Vegas have never faced each other. San Jose takes on Anaheim on Nov. 20. On Nov. 22, the Sharks host Arizona. San Jose is 4 and 2 in away games as of Nov. 19. Vegas battles the L.A. Kings on Nov. 19. Then, the Golden Knights head to Anaheim for a match on Nov. 22. As of Nov. 18, Vegas is 7-1 at home.
Sunday, Nov. 26
Vancouver at NY Rangers
TSN at 2:00 pm ET
The New York Rangers are 7-4-1-1 at home going into their Nov. 19 battle versus Ottawa. The Rangers have won their last 5 home games. Vancouver is 6 and 3 in away games this season. The Canucks battle Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and New Jersey this week before taking on the Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.
Edmonton at Boston
TSN at 5:00 pm ET
Edmonton is 3-4-1-1 on the road this season. The last time Edmonton battled Boston, they beat the Bruins 7 to 4. As of Nov. 19, Edmonton has lost 3 of their last 4 matches. The Bruins are Edmonton’s fourth match of four this week starting on Nov. 21.