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Puck Daddy Viewing Guide: Rick Nash back to Columbus; Calle Jarnkrok debuts for Preds

Greg Wyshynski
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Here is the Puck Daddy Viewing Guide: Spotlighting five things to watch for during tonight's slate of games. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished.

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CREATE A CAPTION: Carolina Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin, of Kazakhstan, stops a shot against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Carolina won 3-1. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

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Preview: New York Rangers at Columbus Blue Jackets, 7 p.m. ET

Preview: Carolina Hurricanes at Chicago Blackhawks, 8 p.m. ET

Preview: Boston Bruins at Colorado Avalanche, 9 p.m. ET

Preview: Nashville Predators at Calgary Flames, 9 p.m. ET

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Five things to know about tonight's NHL games ...

1. Nash Back. Rick Nash isn't sure if he'll hear cheers or boos upon his return to Columbus. Via Rangers Rants: "I spent a long time there, it’ll be fun to go back to the city. Other than that, it’s such a cliché thing to say but the points are more important. Whether it’s them, Philly or the Caps, either way any game against those teams will be huge games where we need points."

2. Jackets Ready. Columbus's game against the Rangers has major playoff impact. It's Officer Bob vs. King Henrik.

3. Teuvo Time Can Wait. With Patrick Kane out, it's finally time for rookie Teuvo Teravainen to make it to Chicago. But he won't play in tonight's game against Carolina.

4. Oh Great, The Bruins Might Be Even Better. Dennis Seidenberg could be back, and rested, for the postseason.

5. Welcome To Jankrok. The Predators will debut Calle Jarnkrok tonight, acquired from Detroit in the David Legwand trade.

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Bold Prediction: Ryan O'Reilly gets whistled for his first penalty against Boston, and it's a holding call.

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