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Hockey Night in Canada Cheat Sheet: Nov. 29

Jeff Simmons | posted Saturday, Nov 29th, 2014

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Get ready for a smorgasbord of hockey.

This week, Rogers has six different games being shown across the country, including four Canadian teams and a match-up between perennial Western Conference powers.

In the Cheat Sheet each week, we’ll provide everything you need to know for Hockey Night in Canada:

Note: All games below are listed in Eastern time.

THE 7 P.M. GAMES:

Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 
Channel: CBC
Broadcast crew: Jim Hughson, Craig Simpson, Glenn Healy
Game notes: Phil Kessel has six goals and 18 points in 27 career games against the Capitals…Alex Ovechkin has 27 goals and 49 points in 33 career games vs. Toronto…Leafs forward Tyler Bozak has five points in his last three games.

Buffalo Sabres vs. Montreal Canadiens 
Channel: City
Broadcast crew: Dave Randorf, Garry Galley, David Amber
Game notes: Montreal has an 8-2-0 record in their last 10 games…Entering Friday, Buffalo has the worst goal differential in the entire NHL (minus-35)…Max Pacioretty has five goals and nine assists in 23 career games against the Sabres.

Ottawa Senators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 
Channel: Sportsnet
Broadcast crew: Bob Cole, Greg Millen
Game notes: Steven Stamkos has 21 points (10 goals, 11 assists) in 22 career games against Ottawa…Entering Friday, Senators goalie Craig Anderson is tied for the league-lead with a .932 save percentage…Anton Stralman (TB) has the second highest plus/minus rating (+12) of all NHL defencemen.

THE 8 P.M. GAME:

St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild (FX)

THE 10 P.M. GAMES:

Calgary Flames vs. Arizona Coyotes 
Channel: CBC
Broadcast crew: Paul Romanuk, Mike Johnson
Game notes: Mark Giordano and T.J. Brodie have combined for 44 points in 48 games…They rank first and second in the NHL for defencemen in scoring…Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated a minus-15 rating in 23 games….Shane Doan has 50 points in 61 career games vs. Calgary.

Also on Rogers: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings(Sportsnet)

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