What I’m Watching:
Tampa Bay at Detroit, San Jose at Chicago, and Vancouver at Anaheim. Tampa Bay, San Jose, and Vancouver are all on the second half of a back-to-back, which might make things interesting.
Player(s) to Watch:
- Andrew Ference (Oilers) will be back from his 3-game suspension.
- Rick Nash (Rangers) is tied with Corey Perry (Ducks) for the League lead in goals with 11. He has goals in back-to-back games.
- Derick Brassard (Rangers) has 5 points (1 goal, 4 assists) in the past 3 games.
- Martin St. Louis (Rangers) has 5 points (3 goals, 2 assists) in the past 3 games.
- Chris Kreider (Rangers) has 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists) in the past 3 games.
- Phil Kessel (Leafs) has a 6-game point streak (4 goals, 7 assists)
- Brent Burns (Sharks) is averaging a point a game (6 goals, 9 assists).
- Tyler Johnson (Lightning) has 3 goals and two assists in his past 3 games.