Washington, D.C. - Another outstanding season from Alex Ovechkin has put the Washington Capitals in contention for a top playoff seed. They've been especially good against teams from the New York metropolitan area.
Quebec, Canada - It's been almost two weeks since Cristobal Huet made a start in net for the Chicago Blackhawks. His next is expected to come against the team with which he enjoyed the most success of his career.
Calgary,Alb - If the San Jose Sharks are going to earn home-ice advantage throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs, they may have to overcome the absence of yet another key player while improving their play on the road.
Detroit,Mich - The Nashville Predators road to a fifth straight postseason berth will take them through Detroit twice. While the Predators humbled the Detroit Red Wings in the previous meeting, winning at Joe Louis Arena hasn't been easy.