NHL schedule, starting goalies for Wednesday: Bruins, Canadiens meet on national stage

Bruce Bennett

The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens will headline a three game night in the NHL on Wednesday.

There are only three games scheduled in the NHL on Wednesday night, with the nationally televised contest between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens headlining the evening.

Playing in NBC Sports Network's "Rivalry Wednesday" broadcast, the two Northeast Division foes will each be bringing six wins into the contest and are only separated in the standings by a single point.

The other games will feature Western Conference showdowns, as the Anaheim Ducks challenge the Colorado Avalanche and the Edmonton Oilers host the Dallas Stars.

Here's a full look at the schedule and tonight's starting goaltenders:

Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens
7:30 p.m. ET | TV: NBCSN, TSN, RDS
Goalies: Tuukka Rask (expected), Carey Price (expected)
Blog coverage: Stanley Cup of Chowder, Eyes on the Prize

Anaheim Ducks at Colorado Avalanche
9:30 p.m. ET | TV: FS-West, ALTITUDE
Goalies: Viktor Fasth (expected), Semyon Varlamov (confirmed)
Blog coverage: Anaheim Calling, Mile High Hockey

Dallas Stars at Edmonton Oilers
10 p.m. ET | TV: FS-Southwest+; TSN
Goalies: Kari Lehtonen (expected), Devan Dubnyk (confirmed)
Blog coverage: Defending Big D, Copper & Blue

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