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St. Louis Blues  v Columbus Blue Jackets

“Game of the Night” is a feature that takes a daily look at the best game on the NHL schedule, and sets it up for you. So y’know, you should probably watch the game below. This is brought to you by the Werner Ladder Company (check out their hockey vid here), because how else do you think the bulbs in the red goal light get changed?

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Who:

Columbus Blue Jackets and St. Louis Blues. SO MUCH BLUE.

Records:

Columbus Blue Jackets: 16-14-7 (last 10: 6-2-2), T-9th in West, 39 points

St. Louis Blues: 19-14-2 (last 10: 6-4-0), 8th in West, 40 points

Justification:

The Blues and Blue Jackets are battling it out for the final seed in the Western Conference, and don’t look now, but CBJ actually kinda looks legit.

Head-to-head:

The Blues too all four available points from the previous two meetings.

Puck drop: 8:00 p.m. EST

Need to know:

* Both teams are coming off tough road wins (St. Louis in Chicago, Columbus in Nashville, where they hadn’t won in six years)

* Both teams are kinda rollin’ – the Blues have back-to-back wins, and the Jackets – who, by the way, I want to start referring to as ‘Lumbus, because the Kings social media guy does – have won three in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

Vancouver Canucks v Edmonton Oilers

“Game of the Night” is a feature that takes a daily look at the best game on the NHL schedule, and sets it up for you. So y’know, you should probably watch the game below. This is brought to you by the Werner Ladder Company (check out their hockey vid here), because how else do you think the bulbs in the red goal light get changed?

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Who:

Edmonton Oilers at the Vancouver Canucks

Records:

Edmonton Oilers: 16-13-7 (last 10: 6-2-2), 8th in the West, 39 points

Vancouver Canucks: 19-11-6 (last 10: 6-4-0) 4th in the West, 44 points

Justification:

Don’t look now, but the Oilers have snuck into the eighth spot in the West, and the Canucks are battling the Wild for the lead in their division.

Head-to-head:

The Oilers – get this – are 2-0-1 against the Canucks so far this year.

Puck drop: 10:30 p.m. EST

Need to know:

* The Oilers are finding their stride, having won five straight contests. Read the rest of this entry »

New York Rangers v Pittsburgh Penguins

“Game of the Night” is a feature that takes a daily look at the best game on the NHL schedule, and sets it up for you. So y’know, you should probably watch the game below. This is brought to you by the Werner Ladder Company (check out their hockey vid here), because how else do you think the bulbs in the red goal light get changed?

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Who:

Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Rangers

Records:

Pittsburgh Penguins: 28-9-0 (last 10: 9-1-0)

New York Rangers: 17-15-3 (last 10: 4-5-1)

Justification:

The Pens are tops in the East and fresh off the end of their streak, and the Rangers are starting to head in the right direction up the table.

Head-to-head:

The Pens have won the first three, and handily.

Puck drop: 7:30 p.m. EST

Need to know:

* The Penguins had a 15 game win streak going before losing 4-1 to the Sabres in their last game. Weird, it happened right after Crosby’s injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators

“Game of the Night” is a feature that takes a daily look at the best game on the NHL schedule, and sets it up for you. So y’know, you should probably watch the game below. This is brought to you by the Werner Ladder Company (check out their hockey vid here), because how else do you think the bulbs in the red goal light get changed?

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Who:

Ottawa Senators at Boston Bruins

Records:

Ottawa Senators: 19-10-6 (last 10: 6-2-2), 5th in East, 44 points

Boston Bruins: 22-8-4 (last 10: 5-4-1), 4th in East, 48 points

Justification:

You have a Northeast battle between teams a spot apart in the standings, the Bruins are a point behind Montreal for second in the conference, and hey, have you seen the other options?

Head-to-head:

While the B’s are teeeeeeccccchnically 3-0-0 against the Senators, they’ve only beat them once in regulation, with the other two W’s coming in overtime and in a shootout.

Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST

Need to know:

* This is game one of a seven-game road trip for the Senators, so, y’know, time to put up or shut up. Read the rest of this entry »

San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks

“Game of the Night” is a feature that takes a daily look at the best game on the NHL schedule, and sets it up for you. So y’know, you should probably watch the game below. This is brought to you by the Werner Ladder Company (check out their hockey vid here), because how else do you think the bulbs in the red goal light get changed?

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Calgary Flames v Columbus Blue Jackets

“Game of the Night” is a feature that takes a daily look at the best game on the NHL schedule, and sets it up for you. So y’know, you should probably watch the game below. This is brought to you by the Werner Ladder Company (check out their hockey vid here), because how else do you think the bulbs in the red goal light get changed?

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BLUE JACKETS (13-14-7) at FLAMES (13-15-5)

TV: FS-Ohio; SNET-West

Last 10: Columbus 5-2-3; Calgary 4-6-0

Who:

Columbus Blue Jackets AT Calgary Flames

Records:

Columbus Blue Jackets: 13-14-7 (last 10: 5-2-3)

Calgary Flames: 13-15-5 (last 10: 4-6-0)

Justification:

…. …. Um… I’ve already done an Anaheim/Chicago one, so… YEAH.

Head-to-head:

Columbus smoked them 5-1 last time they played.

Puck drop: 9:00 p.m. EST

Need to know:

* BREAKING: This is the second Jarome Iginla-less game in a long, long time for the Flames. Read the rest of this entry »

St Louis Blues v Los Angeles Kings

“Game of the Night” is a feature that takes a daily look at the best game on the NHL schedule, and sets it up for you. So y’know, you should probably watch the game below. This is brought to you by the Werner Ladder Company (check out their hockey vid here), because how else do you think the bulbs in the red goal light get changed?

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Who:

Los Angeles Kings at St. Louis Blues

Records:

Los Angeles Kings: 18-12-2 (last 10: 6-4-0), 6th in West, 38 points

St. Louis Blues: 17-13-2 (last 10: 6-4-0), 7th in West, 36 points

Justification:

They may be “only” 6th and 7th in the West, but they’re both legit Cup contenders.

Head-to-head:

The Kings have beat the Blues both times they’ve played this season. This is their last matchup of the year.

Puck drop: 8:00 p.m. EST

Need to know:

* The Blues, who many folks predicted would contend for the President’s Trophy and possibly the Cup, are mired in 7th, and have lost three of their last four games. Read the rest of this entry »