A battle between the top-two teams in the Eastern Conference starts off a hockey tripleheader Saturday for U.S. viewers on the NHL Network.
Beginning at 1 p.m. ET, fans can watch the New York Rangers
(29-12-4, 62 points) visit the Boston Bruins
(30-13-1, 61 points), with first place in the conference going to the winner.
Next up, at 4 p.m., the San Jose Sharks
(26-13-5, 57 points) pay a visit to the Vancouver Canucks
(28-15-4, 60 points) in another battle of division leaders. The Canucks are currently the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference, with the Sharks right behind.
Completing the trifecta of top matchups, the Original Six rivalry between the Montreal Canadiens
and Toronto Maple Leafs
is renewed at 7 p.m. as the Northeast Division clubs square off at Air Canada Centre.