NorthStar Bets NHL Schedule Rest Mismatches: Week of Jan. 15-21

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 Monday, Jan. 15

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1San Jose Sharks12:00 PM (ET)Buffalo Sabres1
1Vancouver Canucks1:00 PMColumbus Blue Jackets1
1New Jersey Devils1:00 PMBoston Bruins1
1Anaheim Ducks1:00 PMFlorida Panthers1
1Seattle Kraken1:00 PMPittsburgh Penguins1
1Los Angeles Kings3:00 PMCarolina Hurricanes1
1New York Islanders6:00 PMMinnesota Wild1
1Nashville Predators6:00 PMVegas Golden Knights1
1Colorado Avalanche7:00 PMMontreal Canadiens1
1Philadelphia Flyers8:00 PMSt. Louis Blues1
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Rest notes: All of these teams played on Saturday and had Sunday to rest. Lots of early games due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday south of the border. Both the Wild and the Flyers will be playing for the third time in four days. The Habs will be playing their fourth contest in six days.

NHL Games on Tuesday, Jan. 16

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
0Seattle Kraken7:00 PMNew York Rangers1
0Colorado Avalance7:00 PMOttawa Senators2
0Anaheim Ducks7:00 PMWashington Capitals1
0Los Angeles Kings8:00 PMDallas Stars2
0New York Islanders8:00 PMWinnipeg Jets2
0San Jose Sharks8:30 PMChicago Blackhawks2
2Arizona Coyotes9:00 PMCalgary Flames2
1Toronto Maple Leafs9:00 PMEdmonton Oilers2
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Rest notes: It could be a tough night for the six road teams playing the second half of back-to-backs. You’ll definitely want to consider that while handicapping Tuesday’s slate of games.

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NHL Games on Wednesday, Jan. 17

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
2Detroit Red Wings7:00 PMFlorida Panthers1
1Montreal Canadiens7:00 PMNew Jersey Devils1
0Chicago Blackhawks7:30 PMBuffalo Sabres1
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Rest notes: The Blackhawks will make the short trip to Buffalo for the second half of a back-to-back after hosting the Sharks on Tuesday.

NHL Games on Thursday, Jan. 18

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Colorado Avalanche7:00 PMBoston Bruins2
0Montreal Canadiens7:00 PMOttawa Senators1
1Dallas Stars7:00 PMPhiladelphia Flyers2
2Minnesota Wild7:00 PMTampa Bay Lightning4
2St. Louis Blues7:00 PMWashington Capitals1
1Toronto Maple Leafs9:00 PMCalgary Flames1
1Seattle Kraken9:00 PMEdmonton Oilers1
2Nashville Predators10:00 PMLos Angeles Kings1
1Arizona Coyotes10:00 PMVancouver Canucks2
1New York Rangers10:00 PMVegas Golden Knights2
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Rest notes: You might want to consider fading the Canadiens here as they’ll be playing their sixth game in nine days! Although it might be hard to back the struggling Senators.

NHL Games on Friday, Jan. 19

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Detroit Red Wings7:00 PMCarolina Hurricanes3
1New Jersey Devils7:00 PMColumbus Blue Jackets3
0Minnesota Wild7:00 PMFlorida Panthers1
2New York Islanders8:30 PMChicago Blackhawks1
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Rest notes: The Wild will be playing the back half of a back-to-back, but the trip from Tampa to Sunrise is short and sweet.

NHL Games on Saturday, Jan. 20

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Tampa Bay Lightning12:30 PMBuffalo Sabres2
1Colorado Avalanche1:00 PMPhiladelphia Flyers1
1Nashville Predators3:00 PMArizona Coyotes1
3Winnipeg Jets3:00 PMOttawa Senators1
1Toronto Maple Leafs7:00 PMVancouver Canucks1
1Montreal Canadiens7:00 PMBoston Bruins1
1Dallas Stars7:00 PMNew Jersey Devils0
1Washington Capitals8:00 PMSt. Louis Blues1
3Anaheim Ducks10:00 PMSan Jose Sharks3
4Pittsburgh Penguins10:00 PMVegas Golden Knights1
1Edmonton Oilers10:00 PMCalgary Flames1
1New York Rangers10:30 PMLos Angeles Kings1
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Rest notes: No rest mismatches here aside from the Devils, who are in action the night before in Columbus. The Avalanche will be playing their fourth game in six days.

NHL Games on Sunday, Jan. 21

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
0Ottawa Senators1:00 PMPhiladelphia Flyers0
1Minnesota Wild5:00 PMCarolina Hurricanes1
0Tampa Bay Lightning5:00 PMDetroit Red Wings1
0Dallas Stars7:30 PMNew York Islanders1
0New York Rangers8:30 PMAnaheim Ducks0
0Toronto Maple Leafs9:00 PMSeattle Kraken2
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Rest notes: Should be lots of tired legs on Sunday. Both the Rangers and Maple Leafs will be playing their sixth game in nine days.

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