Five NHL questions: Seguin returns to Boston; Coyotes push for 5

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

A daily feature that asks the five biggest questions about today's NHL action. Will they be answered? (That doesn't count as one of the five questions.)

1. How much fodder will we have to develop premature opinions of the Bruins-Stars trade?

You know every trade has a winner and loser. The Bruins and Stars will meet for the first time since completing the blockbuster trade this summer that sent Tyler Seguin to Dallas for Loui Eriksson. Somebody's gotta do something! We wanna hear about it.

2. How will Ovi look?

Alex Ovechkin is expected to return to the lineup after missing two games. The Capitals won both games, which included a 7-0 route of the Flyers. How will the team look with their captain back?

3. Will Edmonton snap their scoreless streak?

So, times are tough for the Oilers. Not only are they one of the worst teams in the league but they've also gone two games without scoring a goal. The club faces the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night, a team that has allowed the second most goals against in the entire NHL. The only team who has allowed more? The Edmonton Oilers.

4. Will Alex Pietrangelo extend his goal streak?

Four games ago, Pietrangelo had zero goals. Four games later and he is tied for the league lead in goals amongst defenseman with four. The rising star carries his streak into Montreal on Tuesday, where the Blues will look to extend the Canadiens two-game losing streak.

5. Will Phoenix extend their winning streak to five games?

The Coyotes have been fantastic this season and their four-game winning streak is merely a microcosm of their success. The team has recorded points in 11 of their last 12 and are competing in a competitive, albeit top-heavy, division. The club will push for five against the Vancouver Canucks.

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