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.
• I think Erik Gustafsson just summoned some kind of animal spirit.
Preview: Ottawa Senators at New York Rangers, 7 p.m. ET
The Rangers have won four straight, but they've also lost four straight at home to the Ottawa Senators. One of these streaks end tonight. No doubt the Rangers are hoping it's the one where they keep winning; the Senators hope for the opposite. Why can't they just agree? I can't handle this animosity. Brad Richards returns to the lineup after missing two games just to make Patrick Kaleta look bad for no reason.
Preview: Winnipeg Jets at Florida Panthers, 7:30 p.m. ET
The Panthers must be giddy they're playing today, because they have a quick opportunity to put Thursday night's brutal loss to the Capitals behind them. The Jets must be giddy to be playing the Panthers today, especially after seeing how the Capitals handed it to them.
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