Sunday: vs. Calgary, 5 p.m. (FSN). Monday: vs. Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. (VS.). Wednesday: at Edmonton, 8:30 p.m. (FSN). Friday: vs. New Jersey, 7 p.m. (FSN)

Player to watch: Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay

After scoring 96 goals the past two seasons and helping lead Tampa Bay to the Eastern Conference finals last year, the superstar was tied for fourth with 12 goals through Friday's games.

Voices "When our defensemen come back, I'm expecting them all to get four points." — Wild coach Mike Yeo (sarcastically, of course) after Sidney Crosby's two-goal, two-assist return to Pittsburgh last week.