Your Week in NHL Hockey, November 13-19: Cross-Conference Clashes

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PITTSBURGH, PA – NOVEMBER 08: Connor McDavid #97 of the Edmonton Oilers skates on the ice against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG PAINTS Arena on November 8, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Matt Kincaid/Getty Images)

Tuesday, November 15

Nationally televised in the United States

Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings (7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN and Fox Sports Detroit)

Locally televised in the United States and/or in Canada

Ottawa Senators at Philadelphia Flyers (7 p.m. ET, CSN Philadelphia; RDS2 and TSN5 in Canada)

San Jose Sharks at Carolina Hurricanes (7 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Carolinas and CSN California)

Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets (7 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Ohio and CSN DC)

Nashville Predators at Toronto Maple Leafs (7:30 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Tennessee; TVA Sports and Sportsnet Ontario in Canada)

Florida Panthers at Montréal Canadiens (7:30 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Florida; RDS and Sportsnet East in Canada)

Buffalo Sabres at St. Louis Blues (8 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Midwest and MSG-B)

Calgary Flames at Minnesota Wild (8 p.m. ET, Fox Sports North and Wisconsin; Sportsnet West in Canada)

Chicago Blackhawks at Winnipeg Jets (8 p.m. ET, CSN Chicago; TSN3 in Canada)

New Jersey Devils at Dallas Stars (8:30 p.m. ET, Fox Sports Southwest, MSG+)

Los Angeles Kings at Colorado Avalanche (9 p.m. ET, Fox Sports West and Altitude)

New York Rangers at Vancouver Canucks (10 p.m. ET, MSG; Sportsnet Pacific in Canada)

Edmonton Oilers at Anaheim Ducks (10 p.m. ET, Prime; Sportsnet Oilers in Canada)

Best bet: Oilers-Ducks

One would imagine that the NHL looked at its Monday schedule for this week, then back at today’s, and said that this is completely fine. The question is why, since today has 13 matches total, while Monday has exactly 1.

That aside, Oilers-Ducks will certainly be an intriguing game. Although the Ducks didn’t start the season out particularly well, the team has rebounded into form and has started to rise in the divisional rankings. One team stands in its way: the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers have started hot, with an excellent away record. They’ll look to keep that up with the Ducks.

If you can stay awake for this one, do it.