A national television audience across the United States and Canada will watch to see if the Washington Capitals
can extend their franchise-record home winning streak to 14 games in one of two games on Monday night's NHL schedule.
The Capitals face off against the Dallas Stars
at 7 p.m. ET, with Versus and TSN2 providing coverage from the Verizon Center.
and Eric Belanger
scored goals and Jose Theodore
stopped all 30 shots Saturday in a 2-0 shutout of the New York Rangers
. With 96 points, the Capitals are running away with the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
The Stars, meanwhile, trail the Red Wings by six points for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference and are coming off a 6-3 loss in Pittsburgh on Saturday.
In the late game Monday, the Los Angeles Kings
play host to the Columbus Blue Jackets
at 10:30 p.m. The Kings are looking to avoid losing three straight in regulation for the first time this season.