The first night of NHL action is in the books and another wave of teams open the season on Friday, beginning with a set of midday games. The Anaheim Ducks and Buffalo Sabres are one such midday game, with a puck drop set for the early afternoon on Friday. It's a full day of hockey and it all gets started at 1 p.m.
Here's the vital information for Friday's matchup.
Game time: The Ducks and Sabres take the ice at 1 p.m. EDT for a matinee on Friday.
Location: The Sabres have the hosting duties for Friday afternoon's matchup. As part of the NHL premiere, it'll take place in Helsinki, Finlans.
TV information: Coverage of the game can be found on TSN2 in Canada, Prime Ticket in Anaheim and MSG in Buffalo.
Odds: Buffalo is favored in Friday afternoon's matchup, with a moneyline currently at -135. The Ducks' moneyline is at +105.