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.
• If you were wondering what The Igloo in Pittsburgh currently looks like as they slowly bring the place down, here it is looking like one giant irritated boob. [Penguins]
Preview: Detroit Red Wings at Montreal Canadiens, 7:30 p.m. ET. The NHL's best team faces a fledgling Montreal squad who will head into the All-Star break out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture. Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom will be out with the flu, while Petteri Nokelainen and Travis Moen will be scratched for Montreal, opening the door for Andreas Engqvist to step into the lineup. Jimmy Howard is due to start and go for his seventh win in a row.
Check out previews and updated scores for all of today's games on the Y! Sports NHL scores and scheds page. For tonight's starting goal...