One of the best rivalries in the NHL will take center stage on Sunday afternoon, as the Detroit Red Wings
visit the Chicago Blackhawks
as part of the League's nine-game schedule.
The Original Six matchup gets under way at 12:30 p.m. ET and can be seen across the United States on NBC. Both teams are in a dogfight -- Chicago (43-16-5) is battling for the top seed in the Western Conference, while Detroit (30-22-12) is one point ahead of Calgary for the conference's final playoff spot.
Fans who watch the game are in for a special treat; there will be isolated cameras on Chicago forwards Patrick Kane
and Jonathan Toews
, as well as Detroit's Henrik Zetterberg
and Pavel Datsyuk
Three games get under way at 3 p.m. ET. The Pittsburgh Penguins
, who have won five in a row after Saturday’s 6-3 win over Dallas, return to the ice to face the Boston Bruins
at Mellon Arena. Boston is coming off a 3-2 win on Long Island on Saturday afternoon. Also, the Minnesota Wild
battle the Calgary Flames
at Xcel Energy Center in a rematch of the Wild’s 4-0 win at Calgary on Wednesday, while the Nashville Predators
host the Vancouver Canucks
The Atlanta Thrashers
, who lost 6-2 at Tampa Bay on Saturday, get back into the swing of things at 5 p.m. ET against the Carolina Hurricanes
at Phillips Arena. Carolina had its seven-game winning streak snapped with a 4-1 loss at Florida on Saturday.
A pair of games will begin at 7 p.m. ET -- the New York Rangers
, who lost 2-0 in Washington on Saturday, host the Buffalo Sabres
at Madison Square Garden, while the Philadelphia Flyers
face the Toronto Maple Leafs
at the Wachovia Center. The Leafs won 2-1 in a shootout at Ottawa on Saturday.
In the final games of the night, the New Jersey Devils
battle the Edmonton Oilers
at Rexall Place, while the Anaheim Ducks
host the Montreal Canadiens
at the Honda Center. Both have 8 p.m. ET start times. The Ducks lost 4-0 at Phoenix on Saturday, while the Canadiens won 3-2 at Los Angeles.