Tonight's soundtrack: Far Away by Best Coast -- Apologies for slacking on some of the pre-season gamedays, that pesky "work" thing has gotten in the way lately and made hockey seem very, very far away.
Buffalo Sabres at Montreal Canadiens, 7:30 PM ET
14 more players shipped off the Sabres roster. A new captain for the Habs and as well at Eyes On The Prize.
Chicago Blackhawks at St. Louis Blues, 8 PM ET
Sounds like Marty Turco gets a full 60 minutes tonight. Who should round out the St. Louis blueline?
Columbus Blue Jackets at Minnesota Wild, 8 PM ET
It's a veteran lineup tonight for CBJ. Minnesota still has plenty of options to fill in for the injured Josh Harding.
Colorado Avalanche at Dallas Stars, 8:30 PM ET
The Avs took the first night against the Stars. Dallas will have its top-six forward group together for the first time tonight.