Each Wednesday throughout the regular season, Kevin Weekes will be offering his pluses and minuses for the teams competing in the NBCSN "Wednesday Night Hockey" game in his Weekes on the Web blog.
There's an excellent doubleheader this week on "Wednesday Night Hockey." The Pittsburgh Penguins (6-4-3) play the Washington Capitals (6-4-3) at Capital One Arena (7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TVAS, SN). Then the Nashville Predators (11-3-0) play the Colorado Avalanche (7-4-3) at Pepsi Center (10 p.m. ET; NBCSN).
Here's my breakdown of the games: