NHL Picks For March 19th, 2010

March 19th, 2010 by Shane House Leave a reply »
Last Nights Record: 4-1
Record for the week: 9-4

Last night I was one overtime goal away from being perfect. The issue is there are only four games for tonight. So here are my picks.

Minnesota Wild at Columbus Blue Jackets

Both teams are fighting for a playoff spot but only one has some kind of shot. Minnesota is currently 6 points out of the playoffs with 12 games remaining, meaning they still have a shot. But with Calgary and Detroit both ahead of them, it will be tough. As for the game, both teams' defenses are pretty banged up and both teams are playing there back-up goalies. This means that goals could be at a premium. The only difference here is the fact that Columbus has a winning home record and Minnesota has a losing road record.

Look for Columbus to win a close, high scoring game.

Columbus over Minnesota

Detroit Red Wings at Edmonton Oilers

The Detroit Red Wings have been an interesting story this season. After almost two decades of dominance in the NHL, the Red Wings have had an off year, currently fighting with Calgary to hold on to that 8th spot in the Western Conference. Edmonton has been a similar story, only to a b ...

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