Here are some news and notes for you prior to tonight's games:
- Kari Lehtonen will start in goal tonight for the Thrashers.
- It looks like Brian Boucher will get the nod for the Sharks tonight when they visit L.A.
- Wade Dubielewicz is in net tonight for the Islanders.
- Alex Tanguay is a game-time decision for tonight's game versus the Blue Jackets.
- Manny Legace will start for the Blues tonight against the Habs.
- Fredrik Modin (flu) is out tonight for Columbus.
For Illegal Curve, I'm Richard Pollock.