The NHL heated up at the end of January, and the rest of the month of February should include a number of sensational matchups that hard-core NHL fans will want to watch.
The fact of the matter is that, in a compacted 48-game schedule, you will see good games every night.
But there are some games that are more special than others. They are measuring stick games, rivalry games and emotional games.
Here's a look at eight games from Feb. 7 through the end of the month that will push you to schedule time with your television in order to make sure that you don't miss them.