NHL Preseason/Friday's Picks

08 October 2021

Flames-Jets Stanley Cup Qualifier series debated by

The Calgary Flames return home following a three-game road trip to face the Winnipeg Jets as the NHL preseason continues. Game time is 9:00 pm ET at Scotiabank Saddledome.

The Flames (2-4-1) opened the road swing with a 4-1 win over the Seattle Kraken, but dropped the last two at Edmonton and Winnipeg. The 3-2 loss to the Jets on Wednesday came after Calgary had tied the score at 2-2 in the second period on goals by Glenn Gawdin and Andrew Mangiapane. Nikolaj Ehlers foiled the comeback with the game-winner for Winnipeg in the final frame.

For the Jets (2-2-1), the victory snapped a two-game skid after dropping games at Edmonton and Vancouver.

Dunkel has the Flames returning the favor tonight and picking up the win at home with a score total that goes over the Vegas line of 5 ½.

Dunkel’s Pick: Calgary (-130); Over

Below are all of Dunkel’s picks for today’s NHL preseason schedule:


Philadelphia at Washington
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Philadelphia 9.800; Washington 10.828
Dunkel Line & Total: Washington by 1; 7
Vegas Line & Total: Washington (-150); 5 ½
Dunkel Pick: Washington (-150); Over

Columbus at St. Louis
Time: 8:00 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Columbus 9.388; St. Louis 10.177
Dunkel Line & Total: St. Louis by 1; 7
Vegas Line & Total: St. Louis (-200); 6
Dunkel Pick: St. Louis (-200); Over

Winnipeg at Calgary
Time: 9:00 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Winnipeg 9.731; Calgary 10.505
Dunkel Line & Total: Calgary by 1; 7
Vegas Line & Total: Calgary (-130); 5 ½
Dunkel Pick: Calgary (-130); Over



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