By: Mike Stone

The humiliation of taking the winless Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday night sent me to the time out room,so I took Wednesday off to get my senses. Lo and behold the Blue Jackets were obviously affected because they fired their coach.

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Tonight they play at Minnesota. It always seems that teams tend to win their first game under a new coach. I am very tempted to play that angle, but I just can’t pull the trigger with a winless team.

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The New York Rangers host the Coyotes tonight at Madison Square Garden. Arizona has lost 3 in a row while the Rangers are coming off a 4-0 home win over San Jose. The price is very steep but at -220 I am taking the Rangers as my PLAY OF THE DAY.

Tuesday Blue Jackets + 119 over Islanders LOSS

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Overall record 31-25-1