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Tonight’s Starting Goalies – March 8 (late edition)

Mar 8, 2011, 7:15 PM EDT

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Ilya Bryzgalov AP

Whether you’re interested for fantasy hockey reasons or just want to know which goalie your team is playing in a given day, we thought it might be helpful to share our best guesses (based on various previews from newspapers and Web sites plus our own instincts) on who might start each day. We’ll have tonight’s games covered for you later on this afternoon.

8:00 pm ET game

Colorado @ Minnesota

Likely Colorado starter: Peter Budaj (Source.)

Likely Minnesota starter: Niklas Backstrom (Source.)

9:00 pm ET game

Vancouver @ Phoenix

Likely Vancouver starter: Roberto Luongo (Source.)

Likely Phoenix starter: Ilya Bryzgalov (Source.)

10:30 pm ET game

Nashville @ San Jose

Likely Nashville starter: Pekka Rinne (Source.)

Likely San Jose starter: Antti NiemiThis isn’t a sure thing, but it doesn’t sound like Antero Niittymaki is ready to play quite yet. (Source.)

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