NHL schedule and starting goalies: Miikka Kiprusoff set to make his return Wednesday night

Frederick Breedon

There are four games on tap in the NHL on Wednesday night. Here's a look at the schedule, TV info and starting goaltenders.

There are only four games scheduled in the NHL on Wednesday night, with the headlining event coming between the Chicago Blackhawks and Colorado Avalanche.

Chicago still hasn't registered a loss in regulation and is making a push for the all-time record for most consecutive games with a point. Currently at 29 games, the Blackhawks are chasing the 1979-80 Philadelphia Flyers, who went 35 games without a loss.

In addition, Calgary Flames goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff will return to the goal crease after missing 13 games due to a knee sprain, while Ben Bishop will face James Reimer in the battle of Ontario. The Phoenix Coyotes and Anaheim Ducks will close out the night with their third consecutive game against one another.

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

Ottawa Senators at Toronto Maple Leafs
7 p.m. ET | TV: RDS, TSN
Goalies: Ben Bishop (confirmed), James Reimer (expected)
Blog coverage: Silver Seven, Pension Plan Puppets

Colorado Avalanche at Chicago Blackhawks
8 p.m. ET | TV: TSN2, NBCSN
Goalies: Semyon Varlamov (confirmed), TBD
Blog coverage: Mile High Hockey, Second City Hockey

San Jose Sharks at Calgary Flames
9:30 p.m. ET | TV: CSN-CA, SNET-W
Goalies: Antti Niemi (expected), Miikka Kiprusoff (confirmed)
Blog coverage: Fear the Fin, Matchsticks and Gasoline

Phoenix Coyotes at Anaheim Ducks
10 p.m. ET | TV: FS-A PLUS, FS-W
Goalies: TBD, Jonas Hiller (confirmed)
Blog coverage: Five for Howling, Anaheim Calling

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