Articles by: Curtis Rush

Stars vs Panthers NHL

Free Picks: Dallas Stars vs Florida Panthers

Dallas (11-11-8) is second last in the Central Division. Yet they are the favorites at home on Saturday to the 3rd-place Florida Panthers (20-9-4).
Hurricanes vs Lightning NHL

Free Picks: Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa leads the league (24-7-2) while Carolina is third overall (22-7-3). Carolina is great at home (10-1-3). But Tampa is a road warrior. (11-5-2).
Kings vs Golden Knights NHL

Free Picks: Los Angeles Kings vs Vegas Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights lead the West Division and have a 5-game winning streak. I think the Kings will struggle to keep this game close.
Hurricanes vs Blue Jackets NHL

Free Picks: Carolina Hurricanes vs Columbus Blue Jackets

The Hurricanes (20-7-2) have lost 2 straight coming into their game against the Blue Jackets (12-12-7). But it doesn’t look like a trend.
Avalanche vs Wild NHL

Free Picks: Colorado Avalanche vs Minnesota Wild

The Avalanche (18-8-2) have only a slim lead over the Minnesota Wild (18-9-1) in the standings. This is the type of matchup that can drive punters crazy.
Flames vs Canadiens NHL

Free Picks: Calgary Flames vs Montreal Canadiens

The Flames(12-2-3) lead the series 2-1 but sit outside a playoff spot in the North Division, while Montreal (12-7-7) is four points up on Calgary.
Blues vs Golden Knights NHL

Free Picks: St. Louis Blues vs Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights (16-6-1) lead the West Division and the Blues (14-8-4) are second. Vegas comes into the game having lost two in a row.
Flyers vs Capitals NHL

Free Picks: Philadelphia Flyers vs Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday in the first of a two-game set. The Capitals are 7-2-1 in their last 10.
Carolina vs Florida NHL

Free Picks: Carolina Hurricanes vs Florida Panthers

The Carolina Hurricanes and the Florida Panthers are neck-and-neck in the Central Division. But Carolina is hot. They’ve won four straight.
Chicago vs Tampa Bay NHL

Free Picks: Chicago Blackhawks vs Tampa Bay Lightning

Going into Thursday’s game at the United Center in Chicago, the Blackhawks are led by Patrick Kane, who has four goals and seven assists in his last five games. The Tampa Bay Lightning have been getting great production out of Steven Stamkos and superlative work from goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy, who has three straight shutouts. But can they stop Kane?