Sasha Yodashkin previews a four-game St. Patrick's Day slate filled with skilled players primed to exploit inferior opposition, like Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau and his more readily available linemate Michael Ferland facing the league-worst Stars defense.
Sasha Yodashkin expects special teams and goaltending to dictate Friday's five-game slate, with a good matchup in net likely to aid Vladimir Tarasenko in his quest for a third consecutive 30-goal season.
It's a busy Saturday, with the Blue Jackets trying to start a new win streak against the high-scoring Rangers. Also, the Islanders are playing the Coyotes. Not everything is perfect. Plus, a King wing worth picking up.
2016 ends with a bang, thanks to 10 games on the docket. The red hot Wild and Blue Jackets square off, Marc-Andre Fleury tries to step in for Matt Murray, and the Rangers and Flames have great matchups.