This week is too hectic for me so we're doing a Jeopardy-like quick version of the preview.
Toronto (5-2-1) at Boston (4-2-0), 7 p.m. EDT
Will Tim Thomas' torrid start to the season continue? Will the hockey gods strike back at the Maple Leafs for their tarnished win last game?
Edmonton (2-4-1) at Columbus (5-3-0), 7 p.m.
Which Steve Mason shows up, the good one or the bad one? Is Ryan Whitney actually good for Edmonton?
Florida (3-4-0) at Ottawa (3-5-1), 7 p.m.
How disinterested in this game are you?
Phoenix (2-3-3) at Detroit (5-1-1), 7:30 p.m.
Has anyone seen Radim Vrbata? What about Mike Modano?
St. Louis (4-1-2) at Nashville (5-0-3), 8 p.m.
Will there be any goals in this game? Will the Predators ever lose (in regulation)? Can the Blues ever score?
Washington (6-3-0) at Minnesota (3-3-2), 8 p.m., NHL Network
OMG what is wrong with Alex Ovechkin?!?!11?!?! Can the Wild hire Jacques Lemaire just for this one game?
Los Angeles (6-3-0) at Dallas (5-3-0), 8:30 p.m.
Will Jonathan Quick win the Vezina Trophy? Will the Stars (two straight L's, three in four) get back on track?
Colorado (4-4-1) at Calgary (6-3-0), 9:30 p.m., TSN
Can Peter Budaj carry the load in Craig Anderson's absence? How bad is Olli Jokinen?