This weekend the NHL Network will span the hockey spectrum, showcasing the sport at all levels.
It starts Friday at 7 p.m. ET with the debut of the documentary, "The Battle of Comm. Ave.," which traces the roots of the hockey rivalry between Boston College and Boston University.
Following the 90-minute long film is an NCAA clash between Michigan Tech and North Dakota.
On Saturday, the NHL takes center stage starting at 6:30 p.m. ET with the Hockey Night in Canada pregame show, followed by a renewal of the Battle of Ontario as the Ottawa Senators
host the Toronto Maple Leafs
. After the game will be the Hockey Night in Canada Postgame show, followed by NHL Network: On The Fly.
Sunday will see a hockey doubleheader featuring future stars from the American Hockey League and Canadian Hockey League.
At 4 p.m. ET, the AHL's Chicago Wolves host the Lake Erie Monsters. Chicago is the minor-league affiliate of the Atlanta Thrashers
, while Lake Erie is tied to the Colorado Avalanche
At 7 p.m. ET, two of the top teams in the Western Hockey League collide when the Saskatoon Blades play the Calgary Hitmen. The Blades are led by 2009 Avalanche second-round draft pick Stefan Elliott
. The Hitmen feature L.A. Kings prospect Brandon Kozun
, who is third in the WHL with 94 points.