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: "Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks battle for position."
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Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins at Boston Bruins, 7 p.m. ET
Preview: Winnipeg Jets at New Jersey Devils, 7 p.m. ET
Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets at Toronto Maple Leafs, 7 p.m. ET
Preview: New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:30 p.m. ET
Preview: Philadelphia Flyers at Florida Panthers, 7:30 p.m. ET
Preview: Minnesota Wild at St. Louis Blues, 8 p.m. ET
Preview: Phoenix Coyotes at Nashville Predators, 8 p.m. ET
Preview: Chicago Blackhawks at Edmonton Oilers, 9:30 p.m. ET
Preview: Los Angeles Kings at Vancouver Canucks, 10 p.m. ET
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Five things to know about tonight's NHL games ...
1. Neau Bennett. The Penguins will be without Tanner Glass and Beau Bennett against the Bruins, with the latter player's injury sounding rather ominous via Dan Bylsma.
2. Hanzal OK. Martin Hanzal, the Coyotes' leading scorer, is expected back for Phoenix as they face the Predators. He was injured in their game against the Ducks on Saturday.
3. John Davidson has perspective. The Blue Jackets president recently assessed his team's tough sledding this season, but took the long view: "If we find something, we’ll do it. But we’re not just going to stick a finger in the dike.”
4. Bozak Back. After missing 12 games with a hammy, Bozak is back on the Leafs' top line because he's best friends with Phil Kessel.
5. Scrivs on Reims. Does Los Angeles Kings goalie Ben Scrivens pay attention to how former Leafs creasemate James Reimer is faring? Yep: "I try not to play head games with myself, but obviously I’ve paid attention to Reims. He is a good buddy. I’m really happy for him that he is doing well. He’s putting up good numbers. I sent him a text the other day saying ’50 shots, how am I going to compete with that?’ He had a great one against the Caps and I’m really happy for him."
Bold Prediction: Timmy Thomas stops the Flyers' momentum, yielding one goal in a Panthers' win.