Philadelphia has not had much luck against Washington this season. After losing 7-0 in their first meeting, the Flyers blew a 4-1 lead when the two teams played on Sunday. The Capitals have outscored the Flyers 12-4 in two games and have held Philly scoreless on the power play while converting on 25 percent of their own man-advantages.
2. Will the Vancouver Canucks maintain its seven-game winning streak?
Vancouver is on fire, winning seven straight and looking to extend that run against the Minnesota Wild. Minnesota is 4-5-1 in its last 10 games and is entering the contest off a shootout victory over the Colorado Avalanche.
3. How will Bryan Bickell perform in his return?
Bickell missed 14 games while rehabbing a knee injury. The Blackhawks were no worse for wear, as the team compiled a 10-3-1 record over that span. Bickell is expected to draw onto the third line with Andrew Shaw and Brandon Saad.
4. Will the Florida Panthers extend its three-game winning streak?
Florida has won three straight and will look to extend that run against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night. Toronto is 1-4-0 in its last four games and is coming off a 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.
5. Can Dallas rebound against Colorado?
The Stars and Avalanche will closeout the back-end of a home-and-home series on Tuesday night in Dallas. Colorado won convincingly on Monday night, 6-2. The Avalanche have accumulated an 11-4-0 record on the road this season and will attempt to improve that standing on Tuesday.