Light Schedule of Hockey 1/22/14
UNDATED - There are just four games on the NHL schedule tonight with two of the top teams in action.
In Pittsburgh the Metropolitan Division-leading Penguins are home to Montreal. The Pens top the Eastern Conference with 70 points while the Canadiens are fifth in the East with 59.
In Detroit the Red Wings are hosting the Central Division-leading Blackhawks. Chicago is tops in its division with 75 points, good for second in the Western Conference behind idle Anaheim, which has 79 points. At the moment Detroit is on the outside looking in as the Red Wings have 52 points, two back of Columbus for the final playoff berth in the East.
In a makeup game from last night the Flyers are hosting the Hurricanes. The game was postponed because of bad weather in Philadelphia.
The final game of the night has Phoenix skating at Calgary. The Coyotes are four points back of Minnesota in the race for the final playoff spot in the West.