ESPN's Barry Melrose offers a viewer's guide to a Thursday filled with big games across the NHL.
The Rangers and Flyers each need to overcome injuries, while mental strain will be greater than the physical struggles for Dany Heatley.
The Avs and Stars are headed in different directions, while goaltending is looking good all over the NHL right now.
The poor play of the Western Conference, an explanation of intentional offsides and this week's starting lineup.
Goalies like Marty Turco and Chris Osgood will be the most important players in the postseason.
Unfortunately, it took a coaching change for the Avalanche to start living up to expectations.
Colorado's Bob Hartley leads my list of the Top 5 coaches in the NHL.