Back by popular demand, here are your Puck Previews: Spotlighting the key games in NHL action, news and views as well as general frivolity. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished.
“Dancing girls entertain fans during the DEL game between Hamburg Freezers and Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers at O2 World on January 25, 2013 in Hamburg, Germany.” In a related story, we’re only covering the DEL and changing the name of the blog to Scheibe Papa.
Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins at Winnipeg Jets, 8 p.m. ET. So after the Jets fans razzed Alex Ovechkin with “Crosby’s Better” chants, what will they come up with for Sidney Crosby’s first visit to Winnipeg as an NHL player? Said Sid: “They’ll find something. Most times, like I said, I dont’ hear it but that one might be hard not to hear.”
Preview: Washington Capitals at New Jersey Devils, 7 p.m. ET. Alex Ovechkin flips from the right side back to the let side for the Caps, who are seeking their first win of the season. Krys Barch makes his Devils debut, and will fight Matt Hendricks (just playing the percentages here).
Preview: New York Islanders at Boston Bruins, 7 p.m. ET. WE HAVE A RICK DIPIETRO SIGHTING.
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