NHL schedule 2014: Ducks, Sharks headlines NYE schedule

The NHL has 11 games slated for New Year’s Eve, highlighted out west by the Ducks and Sharks doing battle at the Honda Center in Anaheim.

The Anaheim Ducks host the San Jose Sharks in a Pacific Division showdown on Wednesday evening, highlighting an 11-game NHL schedule on New Year’s Eve.

The Ducks (24-8-6) lead the NHL with 54 points, and hold an 11-point division lead over the Sharks (19-12-5), who lost at home to Vancouver on Tuesday night. Both the Ducks and Sharks are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. Anaheim is 12-3-3 at home this season.

San Jose has won two of its three meetings with the Ducks this season, with the only loss coming in overtime in Anaheim on Dec. 22.

Elsewhere on Wednesday’s slate, the New York Islanders (24-11-1), tied for first place in the Metropolitan Division with Pittsburgh, head north to face the Winnipeg Jets (19-11-7), and the Boston Bruins (19-15-3) host the Toronto Maple Leafs (20-14-3) in an Atlantic Division showdown.

Here is the full Wednesday schedule (all times Eastern).

Matchup Time Visitor TV Home TV National TV
NY Islanders at Winnipeg 5 p.m. MSG+
Tampa Bay at Buffalo 6 p.m. Sun Sports MSG-B
NY Rangers at Florida 6 p.m. MSG 2 FS Florida
Toronto at Boston 7 p.m. NESN
Carolina at Pittsburgh 7 p.m. FS Carolina ROOT
Minnesota at Columbus 7 p.m. FS North FS Ohio
New Jersey at Detroit 7:30 p.m. MSG+ FS Detroit
San Jose at Anaheim 8 p.m. CSN CA FS West
Arizona at Dallas 8 p.m. FS Arizona+ FS Southwest
Philadelphia at Colorado 9 p.m. CSN Philly Alt
Edmonton at Calgary 9:30 p.m.
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