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Rangers-Habs on NBCSP highlights Sunday's games

Sunday, 01.15.2012 / 1:17 AM / Schedule


The New York Rangers rarely go to Montreal on Sundays. Their visit to the Bell Centre marks the Blueshirts' 304th regular-season game in Montreal against the Canadiens, but just the fifth to be played on a Sunday.

The Rangers come to Montreal on top of the overall standings after a 3-0 win in Toronto on Saturday -- the same night the Canadiens fell to 1-6 in shootouts by losing 3-2 at home to Ottawa.

NBC Sports Network will air the game in the United States, beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Canadian fans can tune in on RDS.

There are five other games on Sunday's NHL schedule, beginning with a 1:30 p.m. ET contest in Tampa Bay, where the Penguins will try to build on Friday's 4-1 win at Florida. The Lightning are home after a 4-3 loss at Washington the same night.

Washington is home again at 5 p.m. ET against Carolina, which beat Boston 4-2 in Raleigh on Saturday. Also at 7, San Jose goes for its second road win in as many nights when it visits Chicago. The Hawks lost 3-2 in overtime at Detroit on Saturday afternoon.

Los Angeles, a 4-1 winner at Calgary on Saturday, finishes the Alberta daily double with an 8 p.m. ET visit to Edmonton. The Oilers are coming off a 5-0 loss to Anaheim on Friday. The Ducks wrap up their week in Western Canada at 9 p.m. ET when they visit Vancouver. The Canucks have had two days off after wrapping up a four-game trip with a 3-2 overtime win at St. Louis on Thursday.

Once again, it shows character in this dressing room. Once again, there's no quitting in here. We all wanted this so bad and we worked so hard to get home-ice advantage and we weren't going to let this one slide.

— Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog on his team's OT Game 1 win vs. Minnesota Wild