NorthStar Releases Preview of NHL Schedule Rest Mismatches for Week of Jan. 15-21

It’s a new week in the National Hockey League, and the upcoming schedule is filled with exciting matchups. Thanks to Canada Sports Betting’s comprehensive coverage of the NHL, including written articles and video content, fans are well-equipped to tackle the week’s action. Pair this with useful tools like the strength of schedule tool and NHL projected standings, and you’re ready for an action-packed week.

The weekly docket features every NHL game, its broadcast time, and a look at the rest-based advantages that teams have. On Monday, January 15, for example, viewers can catch games like San Jose Sharks versus Buffalo Sabres and Colorado Avalanche versus Montreal Canadiens. Both the Wild and the Flyers will be playing for the third time in four days, while the Habs will be playing their fourth contest in six days.

Tuesday’s slate of games features six road teams playing the second half of back-to-backs, so fans are advised to consider the rest factor while handicapping these matchups. On Wednesday, the Blackhawks will make the short trip to Buffalo for the second half of a back-to-back after hosting the Sharks on Tuesday.

The action continues on Thursday with several games, including Montreal Canadiens versus Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs versus Calgary Flames. Fans need to be mindful of fatigue, as teams like the Canadiens will be playing their sixth game in nine days, while the Senators are struggling.

The week wraps up with an exciting lineup of games on Saturday and Sunday, including matchups like Pittsburgh Penguins versus Vegas Golden Knights and Tampa Bay Lightning versus Detroit Red Wings. Notable rest notes include the Devils, who are in action the night before in Columbus, and the Avalanche, who will be playing their fourth game in six days.

For even more NHL coverage, Canada Sports Betting provides previews for every single Toronto Maple Leafs game, as well as columns breaking down every Canadian NHL game played on the weekend. With this wealth of information, NHL fans are sure to stay up to date on all the latest action.