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.
Jarome Iginla considers spitting his mouthguard at an official.
Preview: Buffalo Sabres at Washington Capitals, 7 p.m. ET
Was the Capitals' win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night a sign that the team is beginning to find its footing or simply a one-off? A rematch with Buffalo, who easily handled Washington at home on Boxing Day, is a good chance to prove it's not the latter. The two underachieving teams sit 10th and 11th in the Eastern Conference -- not particularly where they wanted or expected to be closing out 2011.
Preview: Calgary Flames at Ottawa Senators, 7:30 p.m. ET
There are two huge reasons to watch this game, and neither of them are Paul Maclean's moustache. Both teams' captains are on the verge of major career milestones, as Daniel Alfredsson needs only one goal...