NorthStar Bets NHL Schedule & Rest Mismatches: Week of February 20-25

It’s time for another week in the National Hockey League season, and you know what that means – another look at the schedule ahead! Paired with Canada Sports Betting’s written and video coverage of the NHL, and some of our handy features like the strength of schedule tool and the NHL projected standings, you’ll be able to take on this week’s action with ease. Below is every NHL game on the weekly docket, its broadcast time, and a look at what rest-based advantages that teams have. Let’s dive in!

NHL Games on Tuesday, February 20th

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
0Ottawa Senators7:00 PMFlorida Panthers2
0Dallas Stars7:00 PMNew York Rangers1
1New York Islanders7:00 PMPittsburgh Penguins1
2New Jersey Devils7:00 PMWashington Capitals2
0Minnesota Wild8:00 PMWinnipeg Jets0
0Vancouver Canucks9:00 PMColorado Avalanche1
2Nashville Predators10:00 PMVegas Golden Knights0
2Columbus Blue Jackets10:30 PMLos Angeles Kings1
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Rest Notes: There’s a lot of back-to-back hockey being played here, with Nashville and Florida being the biggest benefactors of mismatches. Los Angeles is playing their third game in four nights.

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NHL Games on Wednesday, February 21st

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Buffalo Sabres7:00 PMMontreal Canadiens3
3Philadelphia Flyers7:30 PMChicago Blackhawks1
0Columbus Blue Jackets10:00 PMAnaheim Ducks1
1Toronto Maple Leafs10:00 PMArizona Coyotes1
1Boston Bruins10:00 PMEdmonton Oilers1
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Rest Notes: Columbus has the lone back-to-back tonight, while Arizona plays their third game in four nights.

NHL Games on Thursday, February 22nd

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Florida Panthers7:00 PMCarolina Hurricanes2
1Colorado Avalanche7:00 PMDetroit Red Wings2
1New York Rangers7:00 PMNew Jersey Devils1
1Dallas Stars7:00 PMOttawa Senators1
0Montreal Canadiens7:00 PMPittsburgh Penguins1
1Washington Capitals7:00 PMTampa Bay Lightning2
1New York Islanders8:00 PMSt. Louis Blues2
0Boston Bruins9:00 PMCalgary Flames2
1Vancouver Canucks10:00 PMSeattle Kraken2
0Toronto Maple Leafs10:00 PMVegas Golden Knights1
1Nashville Predators10:30 PMLos Angeles Kings1
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Rest Notes: The back-to-back bug hits the Atlantic Division specifically, with Toronto, Montreal, and Boston all on no rest. Vancouver, Dallas, Ottawa, and Vegas are playing their third game in four nights, while the Kings are playing their fourth in six.

NHL Games on Friday, February 23rd

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Buffalo Sabres7:00 PMColumbus Blue Jackets1
2Winnipeg Jets8:30 PMChicago Blackhawks1
2Minnesota Wild9:00 PMEdmonton Oilers1
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Rest Notes: A light Friday schedule sees just three games and no significant mismatches. Columbus are playing their third game in four nights.

NHL Games on Saturday, February 24th

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Montreal Canadiens12:30 PMNew Jersey Devils1
1Tampa Bay Lightning12:30 PMNew York Islanders1
1New York Rangers3:00 PMPhiladelphia Flyers2
1Washington Capitals6:00 PMFlorida Panthers1
1Boston Bruins7:00 PMVancouver Canucks1
1Toronto Maple Leafs7:00 PMColorado Avalanche1
1Dallas Stars7:00 PMCarolina Hurricanes1
1St. Louis Blues7:00 PMDetroit Red Wings1
1Vegas Golden Knights7:00 PMOttawa Senators1
0Minnesota Wild10:00 PMSeattle Kraken1
1Nashville Predators10:00 PMSan Jose Sharks4
1Calgary Flames10:00 PMEdmonton Oilers0
2Anaheim Ducks10:30 PMLos Angeles Kings1
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Rest Notes: Montreal, Boston, and Toronto play their third game in four nights. Vancouver, Dallas, Vegas, and Ottawa play their fourth in six. San Jose has the biggest mismatch of the day, with a three-game advantage over Nashville.

NHL Games on Sunday, February 25th

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
0Tampa Bay Lightning1:00 PMNew Jersey Devils0
0Philadelphia Flyers3:30 PMPittsburgh Penguins2
0Detroit Red Wings6:00 PMChicago Blackhawks1
3Arizona Coyotes6:00 PMWinnipeg Jets1
0Carolina Hurricanes6:00 PMBuffalo Sabres1
0New York Rangers6:00 PMColumbus Blue Jackets1
0Nashville Predators8:00 PMAnaheim Ducks0
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Rest Notes: It’s a bad day to be a road team, with only Arizona not playing a back-to-back. I guess that’s the advantage of being the former Jets! Columbus plays their fourth game in six.

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