During Tuesday's 3-1 Boston road win, Bruins all-star defenseman Zdeno Chara played more than 29 minutes as part of a plan to stymie Alex Ovechkin and his offensively-inclined Washington Capitals teammates. It worked. Ovi finished with no points and just five shots on goal.
Find out what Caps' coach Bruce Boudreau has in mind to counter during tonight's Washington at Boston rematch. The games airs at 7 p.m., on NHL Network in the U.S.
American fans can plan on great NHL matchups every Thursday night on NHL Network, plus a regular game on Saturday nights too. It's all part of an expanded U.S. schedule of live games for NHL Network.
There are other big games on tonight's 11-game slate, especially for Canada viewers. TSN is televising the New York Rangers visit to Toronto at 7 p.m. Check out whether the Maple Leafs can stay hot early in the season.
One more heads-up for TV viewers: RDS will be airing New Jersey at Montreal, as the Canadiens try to keep pace with Toronto and New Jersey looks to upgrade from some early-season struggles.