Stanley Cup Playoffs: Monday NHL Preview

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D.S. Williamson

May 6th, 2019

The Bruins and the Sharks can close out their series in Game 6 tonight, while the Blue Jackets and Avalanche are fighting to force a Game 7.

Boston Bruins (+105) at Columbus Blue Jackets (-125), 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Columbus is 8-2 in its last 10 home games, but they could have some trouble keeping their Stanley Cup hopes alive in Game 6.

The Blue Jackets are 1-5 in their last six playoff games as a favorite. Boston is 5-2 in its last seven playoff games and 21-7 in their last 28 after playing on one day of rest. The Bruins win Game 6 and the series on Monday.

NHL Free Pick: Bruins

San Jose Sharks (+110) at Colorado Avalanche (-130), 10 p.m. ET, NBCSN

The Sharks and Avalanche have traded wins since the series started.

San Jose is 4-0 in their last four games after scoring two goals or less in the previous, but the more positive trends point to a Colorado victory.

The Avalanche are 9-1 in their last 10 home games, 6-1 in their last seven games as a favorite and 12-3 in their last 15 games playing on a day of rest.

NHL Free Pick: Avalanche