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Ovechkin-Miller matchup highlights Wednesday sked

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After a disappointing Olympics, Alex Ovechkin would like nothing  more than to spoil Ryan Miller's homecoming.

Ovechkin and Team Russia were eliminated by Canada in the quarterfinals, while Miller backstopped the United States into overtime in the gold-medal game before Sidney Crosby's goal gave Canada the win. Miller figures to get a huge ovation on Wednesday when he takes the ice for the Buffalo Sabres at HSBC Arena to face Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m. Versus will telecast the game in the United States.

Miller got the night off on Tuesday when the Sabres lost 3-2 at Pittsburgh. The Caps haven't played since Feb. 13, when they lost 4-3 in a shootout at St. Louis.

The Caps-Sabres game is one of six on Wednesday's NHL schedule -- which begins four hours after the trade deadline of 3 p.m. ET.

At 7:30 ET, Philadelphia will go for its sixth win in a row against Florida. The Flyers won 7-2 at Tampa Bay on Saturday, while the Panthers come home after a 4-2 loss at Atlanta.

Also at 7:30, Vancouver visits Detroit in Game 10 of its 14-game trip. The Canucks are 5-4-0 after a 4-3 OT win at Columbus on Tuesday. The Wings are home after a 3-2 win at Colorado on Monday. The game can be seen on the NHL Network in the United States and on TSN in Canada.

At 8:30 p.m. ET, two teams that lost Tuesday will try to avoid back-to-back defeats when Edmonton visits Chicago. The Oilers lost 4-3 at Nashville; the Hawks were 5-3 losers on Long Island.

The final two games of the night face off at 10 p.m. ET. Minnesota visits Calgary in a battle of Northwest Division rivals, while Anaheim goes for its 12th consecutive home win when Colorado comes to Honda Center.
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