This week’s NHL schedule is analyzed to see how teams’ rest days can impact their performance. On Monday, November 27th, the Blue Jackets are playing after a back-to-back, while Boston, Buffalo, the Rangers, Colorado, Calgary, and San Jose are all playing their third game in four nights. Tampa has a rest mismatch of one game over Colorado, as does Washington over San Jose and Boston over Columbus.
On Tuesday, November 28th, Florida, Tampa, and Vegas are coming off back-to-backs. There are several other rest mismatches throughout this game day.
Wednesday, November 29th, Montreal has a two-day advantage over the Columbus. Detroit has a game advantage on the Rangers and Los Angeles has two days over Washington.
On Thursday, November 30th, there is a hefty calendar with a few one-gamers but no major rest day discrepancies.
Friday, December 1st, Ottawa has a big advantage as Columbus is two days less rested, coming in after four games in six days.
Saturday, December 2nd, Vegas and Florida are playing their fourth game in six days. Washington, Montreal, and Detroit are playing their third game in four days.
Sunday, December 3rd, is relatively quiet with every game but one being a mismatch of some sort.
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