Peep Show

Updated: January 5, 2004, 4:35 PM ET
By Jim Wilkie
Tampa Bay Lightning: Tampa Bay is obviously missing a few pieces of the puzzle. So if key forwards Vincent Lecavalier, Brad Richards and Martin St. Louis are untouchable, the Lightning will have to part with one or some of their prized prospects in exchange for some immediate help.

San Jose Sharks: Patrick Marleau got off to a slow start with the rest of the San Jose Sharks. But since he has shown more consistency and increased physical play, the new captain of the Sharks has helped carry his team to the top of the Pacific Division.

Calgary Flames: A three-game road trip could be just what Calgary needs to snap a three-game winless skid. The Flames, and captain Jarome Iginla in particular, have often performed better away from the Saddledome in the first half.