NorthStar Bets NHL Schedule & Rest Mismatches: Week of March 18-24

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, March 18th

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Washington Capitals8:30 PMCalgary Flames1
1Buffalo Sabres10:00 PMSeattle Kraken1
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Rest Notes: Kicking us off, the Capitals are playing their fourth game in six nights.

NHL Games on Tuesday, March 19th

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Ottawa Senators7:00 PMBoston Bruins2
1Columbus Blue Jackets7:00 PMDetroit Red Wings1
1Pittsburgh Penguins7:00 PMNew Jersey Devils1
1Winnipeg Jets7:00 PMNew York Rangers1
2Toronto Maple Leafs7:00 PMPhiladelphia Flyers2
1Carolina Hurricanes7:30 PMNew York Islanders1
1San Jose Sharks8:00 PMNashville Predators2
2Colorado Avalanche8:00 PMSt. Louis Blues1
2Montreal Canadiens9:00 PMEdmonton Oilers2
2Minnesota Wild10:00 PMAnaheim Ducks1
1Chicago Blackhawks10:00 PMLos Angeles Kings2
0Buffalo Sabres10:00 PMVancouver Canucks2
2Tampa Bay Lightning10:00 PMVegas Golden Knights1
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Rest Notes: Lots of three-in-fours here (Ottawa, Columbus, Detroit, Pittsburgh, New Jersey, NY Islanders, Carolina, San Jose), along with a four-in-six for Anaheim and a six-in-nine for the Rangers.

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NHL Games on Wednesday, March 20th

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
0Toronto Maple Leafs7:30 PMWashington Capitals1
3Arizona Coyotes8:00 PMDallas Stars3
0Minnesota Wild10:00 PMLos Angeles Kings0
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Rest Notes: Our late-night game is a double back-to-back, and Washington has a slight advantage in our early (relatively speaking) game.

NHL Games on Thursday, March 21st

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1New York Rangers7:00 PMBoston Bruins1
1Philadelphia Flyers7:00 PMCarolina Hurricanes1
1New York Islanders7:00 PMDetroit Red Wings1
1Nashville Predators7:00 PMFlorida Panthers4
1Winnipeg Jets7:00 PMNew Jersey Devils1
1St. Louis Blues7:00 PMOttawa Senators1
1Buffalo Sabres9:00 PMEdmonton Oilers1
1Chicago Blackhawks10:00 PMAnaheim Ducks1
1Montreal Canadiens10:00 PMVancouver Canucks1
2Seattle Kraken10:00 PMVegas Golden Knights1
1Tampa Bay Lightning10:30 PMSan Jose Sharks1
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Rest Notes: The Sabres are playing their third game in four nights. A lot of teams (St. Louis, both New Yorks, Carolina, Detroit, New Jersey, Ottawa, and San Jose) are playing their fourth in six.

NHL Games on Friday, March 22nd

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
0Carolina Hurricanes7:00 PMWashington Capitals1
2Pittsburgh Penguins8:00 PMDallas Stars1
2Columbus Blue Jackets9:00 PMColorado Avalanche2
0Seattle Kraken10:00 PMArizona Coyotes1
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Rest Notes: Carolina plays their sixth game in nine nights.

NHL Games on Saturday, March 23rd

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
1Winnipeg Jets1:00 PMNew York Islanders1
1Boston Bruins1:00 PMPhiladelphia Flyers1
1St. Louis Blues3:00 PMMinnesota Wild2
1Detroit Red Wings5:00 PMNashville Predators1
1Ottawa Senators7:00 PMNew Jersey Devils1
1Edmonton Oilers7:00 PMToronto Maple Leafs2
1Florida Panthers8:00 PMNew York Rangers1
4Calgary Flames10:00 PMVancouver Canucks1
1Tampa Bay Lightning10:30 PMLos Angeles Kings2
1Chicago Blackhawks10:30 PMSan Jose Sharks1
0Columbus Blue Jackets10:30 PMVegas Golden Knights1
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Rest Notes: Calgary’s mid-week break gives them a big advantage over Vancouver, with four rest days to the Canucks’ three. Beyond that, most of these are pretty minor, unspectacular gaps.

NHL Games on Sunday, March 24th

RestAway TeamTimeHome TeamRest
0Winnipeg Jets12:30 PMWashington Capitals 1
1Pittsburgh Penguins2:00 PMColorado Avalanche1
0New Jersey Devils5:00 PMNew York Islanders0
0Toronto Maple Leafs6:00 PMCarolina Hurricanes1
0Edmonton Oilers6:00 PMOttawa Senators0
0Florida Panthers6:00 PMPhiladelphia Flyers0
1Dallas Stars8:00 PMArizona Coyotes1
0Tampa Bay Lightning8:30 PMAnaheim Ducks2
2Montreal Canadiens9:00 PMSeattle Kraken1
2Buffalo Sabres9:00 PMCalgary Flames0
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Rest Notes: A lot of returning cast members from the day before, and more six-in-nine teams than I can recall seeing on any game day this year (New Jersey, NY Islanders, Carolina, Ottawa). Seattle wraps us up with their third game in four nights.

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