Here we are. Halfway through the NHL season. Obviously the lockout has shortened things, but still this year seems to be flying by.
The Chicago Blackhawks finally lost in regulation and now the longest winning streak in the league is just three games. Don't look now, but the Washington Capitals are just one win away from a .500 record. They are starting to respond under first-year head coach Adam Oates.
Upcoming is a big week as the second half of the season begins. Now it really is a sprint. Here are seven games to watch, one for every day of the week.