Jonny Lazarus has loved hockey for as long as he can remember. After his Division I playing career at UMass-Amherst and Mercyhurst University came to an end in 2020, he transitioned from being a player to working in the media. He might be young in his career, but he has made appearances in numerous places like the NHL, Bleacher Report, as well as The Action Network, and this season he will be doing color commentary for a selection of UMass-Amherst hockey games.
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Two frustrated teams collide in Dallas tonight, with New Jersey coming in off a 6-4 loss in Nashville last night. The Stars, meanwhile, have dropped consecutive OT games — and our NHL picks expect the Devils to extend their woes.
Golden Knights vs Rangers Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Shesterkin Whips Up Some Home Cooking
The Golden Knights are slumping, and facing a road contest against Igor Shesterkin, things won't get easier Friday night. See why our NHL picks are backing the home side to take care of business.
The Panthers got smacked 6-2 at Madison Square Garden last night and now head to Pittsburgh for a matchup with the Pens and a red-hot Tristan Jarry. Our NHL betting picks break down why the Cats will be in tough once again Tuesday night.
The Rangers' offense has had its fair share of struggles of late, but some lineup adjustments in combination with an inexperienced opposing goalie should result in a win Monday night. Read more in our NHL betting picks below.
The Devils leapt out the starting gate this season, but eventually hit a wall. However, they've played some inspired hockey on the road recently, and they return home to face a Penguins team still somewhat on the mend.
Pittsburgh may have fallen to Ottawa on Wednesday, but all trends point toward the Penguins successfully getting revenge at home in tonight's rematch. Read more in our Senators vs. Penguins betting picks.
The Bruins are the class of the NHL, but between home ice, momentum, and one Igor Shesterkin, our NHL picks think the Rangers have the right stuff to test them tonight. Find out why.
The Boston Bruins continue to be the cream of the crop in the NHL, while the New York Islanders are slowly sinking down the standings. Chalk-players should rejoice in this one, as our NHL picks outline.
Both teams may be struggling ahead of this Metropolitan Division matchup but between an edge on offense and success on the road of late, our NHL betting picks are leaning on Ovechkin & Co. — read more below.
New York looks to keep their momentum going following their latest thrilling win again Dallas. Read more to see why Montreal poses little to no threat on Sunday in our Canadiens vs. Rangers betting picks.
The goaltending edge is firmly in the Stars' favor when they face the Flames today, and we feel that's enough to tilt the scales in the home team's favor. Find out how we're backing them with Saturday's NHL picks.
Jake Oettinger and Igor Shesterkin have been presiding over especially stingy opening periods, so as the two clash tonight, our NHL picks see little early action between the Stars and Rangers.
The Rangers and Wild have both been piling up the goals lately — with both power plays clicking and one side fielding suspect goaltending, our NHL picks see the trend continuing tonight.
Behind some hot goaltending and a buzzing offense, the Nashville Predators have won three straight games to kick off the New Year. Our NHL betting picks break down why they should extend that streak to four tonight.
New York's quietly reeled in the Devils and is just a point back ahead of their meeting today. The Rangers are riding high but one thing is for sure — there are going to be plenty of goals in New Jersey today.
The Penguins' big guns have been kept silent of late, and our NHL picks think that ends tonight against a banged-up Golden Knights squad that's been hanging by threads to keep it together. Read on to find out more.
New York will have a challenge on its hands when red-hot Carolina shows up at MSG. Strong goaltending has been key for both of these teams, and that's why our NHL betting picks are banking on the first period Under to hit in this matchup.
The Boston Bruins still haven't lost in regulation on home ice this season, but hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins at Fenway Park in the Winter Classic adds a wrinkle to the proceedings. Will the Pens be the 10th away team in 14 chances to win the event?
The Panthers lead the NHL in shots on goal per game, but few teams are better prepared to stop it than the Rangers — especially when Igor Shesterkin is between the pipes. Read more in our NHL betting picks and predictions below.
Goalies steal the show when New York and Tampa Bay face off, and our NHL picks aren't expecting anything different tonight. With the Rangers traveling to face the Lightning, expect a tense start in Tampa.