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Puck Daddy Viewing Guide: Caps, Pens meet again; Stewart likely done for season

Sean Leahy
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Here is the Puck Daddy Viewing Guide: Spotlighting five things to watch for during tonight's slate of games. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished.

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Preview: Nashville Predators at Buffalo Sabres, 7 p.m. ET

Preview: New Jersey Devils at Philadelphia Flyers, 7 p.m. ET

Preview: New York Rangers at Carolina Hurricanes, 7 p.m. ET

Preview: Detroit Red Wings at Columbus Blue Jackets, 7 p.m. ET

Preview: Phoenix Coyotes at Florida Panthers, 7:30 p.m. ET

Preview: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins, 7:30 p.m. ET

Preview: Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues, 8 p.m. ET

Preview: Edmonton Oilers at Minnesota Wild, 8 p.m. ET

Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs at San Jose Sharks, 10:30 p.m. ET

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Five things to know about tonight's NHL games ...

1) Sabres likely without Stewart for rest of season. Almost two weeks after acquiring him, the Sabres will say goodbye to Chris Stewart until next season. After colliding with Anders Lindback last week, Stewart will likely miss the next 4-5 weeks, according to head coach Ted Nolan.

2) Jagr wants to come back to New Jersey. As he possibly faces being a UFA again this summer, Jaromir Jagr stated that he likes it with the Devils and he wants to return next season.

3) That Capitals blueline: not good. Is it time for a change in Washington? Calle Johansson's methods just aren't paying off. More and more shots are getting through on net and not being prevented.

4) Chiasson staying behind for Stars. As the Stars travel to St. Louis for tonight's game, they'll do so without Alex Chiasson. The forward was reportedly too shaken up to travel with the team.

5) Still no timetable for Harding return. Josh Harding hit the ice in Minnesota today for the first time since January after being sidelined while he deals with the effects of his multiple sclerosis.

Bold prediction: The Stars get a much-needed win over the Blues 4-3 in overtime. Put us down for Ray Whitney with the winner.

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