>>Blackhawks Host Preds
(Chicago, IL) -- The Blackhawks host the Predators at the United Center this evening. Chicago returned from the Christmas break and captured a 5-2 win over Colorado on Saturday. The 'Hawks moved to 24-10-and-2 with the win. The puck drops at 7:30.
>>Blues Host Avs Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Blues host the Colorado Avalanche tonight at Scottrade Center. St. Louis has lost four straight following a 4-3 home setback to Dallas on Saturday. The Blues sit at 21-11-and-3 overall. The Avs come in at 13-14-and-8.
>>Blues' Elliott Nearing Return
(St. Louis, MO) -- Blues goalie Brian Elliott is close to returning to action. Elliott practiced on Sunday and could be back with the team in the next few days. He has been out since suffering a lower-body injury on November 25th.
Florida Panthers 6, Toronto Maple Leafs 4
Anaheim Ducks 2, Vancouver Canucks 1 (OT)