The Detroit Red Wings' bid to extend their lead atop the NHL standings will be televised across the United States and Canada on Monday night.
Detroit (35-16-2), which is 8-1-1 over its last 10 games, brings a one-point lead over the New York Rangers to the desert as the Wings -- who are three points ahead of Vancouver in the Western Conference -- face the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. Opening faceoff is slated for 8 p.m. ET and can be seen on the NBC Sports Network in the U.S. and TSN2 in Canada.
The Coyotes (23-21-8) enter Monday's action four points behind Minnesota for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Phoenix, which concludes its six-game homestand Monday, is coming off a 5-3 win against San Jose on Saturday.
There are only two other games on the NHL schedule Monday night -- Toronto hosts Edmonton at 7 p.m. ET, while Calgary faces Anaheim at the Honda Center (10 p.m. ET).