Tonight's soundtrack: When I'm With You by Best Coast -- No Game of the Night tonight because just about every game on the schedule is a match-up between two teams in fairly similar spots. It should be a great night of competitive hockey.
Carolina Hurricanes at Toronto Maple Leafs, 7 PM ET
Carolina is looking to turnaround a recent three-game losing streak. Will Toronto's snowstorm delay give them travel fatigue?
Atlanta Thrashers at Pittsburgh Penguins, 7 PM ET
Patrice Cormier gets some NHL action tonight. Jordan Staal has resumed skating for the Penguins.
Montreal Canadiens at Washington Capitals, 7 PM ET
The once-strong Habs are now teetering on middle-of-the-pack futility. Washington continues to play musical goalies with Semyon Varlamov and Michal Veuvirth.
Boston Bruins at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:30 PM ET
Boston finishes its Florida swing tonight. Tampa is looking for some redemption following the 8-1 loss in the last game against Boston.
Chicago Blackhawks at St. Louis Blues, 8 PM ET
Marty Turco gets the start tonight for Chicago. St. Louis gets some forward help in the form of enigmatic forward Marek Svatos.
Dallas Stars at Nashville Predators, 8 PM ET
Marc Crawford is electing to go with Andrew Raycroft tonight. Could recently waived-and-recalled Brian Rolston help the Preds?
Buffalo Sabres at Edmonton Oilers, 9 PM ET
How much do the Sabres miss Henrik Tallinder and Toni Lydman? Tom Renney's decision making is facing questions from the Edmonton faithful.
Anaheim Ducks at Phoenix Coyotes, 9 PM ET
Could the Winter Classic be held in California? Ilya Bryzgalov may return to the Phoenix crease tonight.
Philadelphia Flyers at Vancouver Canucks, 10 PM ET
What was 2010's best moment for the Flyers? Roberto Luongo will leave on Wednesday to be with his wife as she undergoes a C-section delivery.