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.
Create-a-caption: From Evgeni Malkin's Instagram comes this photo of Scott Hartnell, from what we assume was the All-Star Game.
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Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins, 7 p.m. EST
Preview: New Jersey Devils at Montreal Canadiens, 7:30 p.m. EST
Preview: Tampa Bay Lighting at New York Rangers, 7 p.m. EST
Preview: San Jose Sharks at Washington Capitals, 7 p.m. EST
Preview: Philadelphia Flyers at Buffalo Sabres, 7:30 p.m. EST
Preview: New York Islanders at Florida Panthers, 7:30 p.m. EST
Preview: Colorado Avalanche at Chicago Blackhawks, 7:30 p.m. EST
Preview: Phoenix Coyotes at St. Louis Blues, 8 p.m. EST
Preview: Calgary Flames at Nashville Predators, 8 p.m. EST
Preview: Ottawa Senators at Minnesota Wild, 8 p.m. EST
Preview: Edmonton Oilers at Dallas Stars, 8:30 p.m. EST
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Five things to know about tonight's NHL games ...
1) No Stastny. Paul Stastny will miss the Colorado Avalanche's game vs. the Blackhawks with an injury. But Nathan MacKinnon has five goals in his last five games, and Gabriel Landeskog has points in nine of his last 10 games. The slack hath been picked up..
2) Can Stars end slide? Dallas has lost six games in a row, as their offense has dried up and their power play is No. 29 in the NHL. Oh hi worst defensive team in the NHL, welcome to town.
3) Gruby Meets Sharks. Phillipp Grubauer gets the nod for the Capitals against the Sharks.
4) Roman Back. The Blues activated Roman Polak from the IR, and Ken Hitchcock thinks he'll bring the energy.
5) Spezza's Deuce. There are only two teams that Jason Spezza has yet to score against. One is the Chicago Blackhawks, and the other is ... the Minnesota Wild. Will tonight be the night?
Bold Prediction: Chara scores on Sam Berns night.