NHL schedule 2014: Blackhawks host Maple Leafs
The Blackhawks have won their last seven contests at the United Center.
The two teams drop the puck at 7 p.m. ET in a game that will be televised nationally by the NHL Network.
The Central Division-leading Blackhawks (22-9-2) lost 3-2 in a shootout on the road to the Columbus Blue Jackets Saturday night, just the second setback for Chicago in the last four weeks. The Blackhawks are 8-1-1 in their last 10 games, and have won seven straight games at the United Center, with the last home loss coming Nov. 7.
Patrick Kane had an assist Saturday night, and leads Chicago in both goals (16) and assists (18) on the season, and takes a five-game point streak into Sunday afternoon.
The Leafs (19-11-3) had a six-game win streak of their own, but have dropped their last two contests, including getting lit up 7-4 by the Philadelphia Flyers at home Saturday night. Toronto, sitting in fourth place in the Atlantic Division, is 5-3-3 on the road this season.
In other action, the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in a shootout Saturday in Raleigh, giving New York five straight wins. The two teams meet again Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.
Here is the full Sunday schedule:
||Visitor TV||Home TV||National TV|
|Avalanche at Red Wings||6 p.m.||Atl||FS Detroit||
|Stars at Oilers||6 p.m.||FS Southwest||
|Sabres at Bruins||7 p.m.||MSG-B||NESN||
|Hurricanes at Rangers||7 p.m.||FS Carolina||MSG+||
|Maple Leafs at Blackhawks||7 p.m.||WGN||NHL Network|
|Flyers at Jets||9 p.m.||TCN Philly||