Puck Daddy Viewing Guide: Snowy Bettman; Wild vs. Stars; Ovechkin hurt

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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: Florida Panthers at Buffalo Sabres, 7 p.m. ET

Preview: St. Louis Blues at New Jersey Devils, 7 p.m. ET

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

Preview: Ottawa Senators at Washington Capitals, 7 p.m. ET

Preview: Los Angeles Kings at Columbus Blue Jackets, 7 p.m. ET

Preview: Minnesota Wild at Dallas Stars, 8 p.m. ET

Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs at Colorado Avalanche, 9 p.m. ET

Preview: Vancouver Canucks at Edmonton Oilers, 9:30 p.m. ET

Preview: Winnipeg Jets at Anaheim Ducks, 10 p.m. ET

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

1. Canes/Flyers Postponed. The Carolina Hurricanes’ game at the Philadelphia Flyers was postponed until Wed. night at 6 p.m.

2. Ovechkin Injured. Alex Ovechkin was a game-time decision for the Capitals, but it was sounding like he won’t play.

3. The Norm Green Bowl. Here’s NBC’s preview of the Wild/Stars game:

4. Oilers Statement Game? As Kent Basky writes: “Tonight is gonna see the Edmonton Oilers out for revenge against Zack Kassian and looking desperately to appease, if even for a moment, the fans who were pretty upset about the letter from owner Darryl Katz yesterday.”

5. DU Reunion. Tyler Bozak will have a few Pioneers alumni in the crowd when the Leafs try to extend their winning streak to six games at the Avalanche.

Bold prediction: Jack Johnson scores against Dean Lombardi and the Kings.

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