Monday, January 28th, the new season of the National Hockey League starts off with five games played in the evening. Our featured game is between the Colorado Avalanche and the Edmonton Oilers, and it happens at 9:30PM Eastern Time, the second to last game of the day. The very last game is at 10:30PM Eastern, and it happens between the Vancouver Canucks and the Los Angeles Kings. There are also two 7:00PM games to kick off the day, one between the Boston Bruins and the Carolina Hurricanes, and the other between Dallas and Columbus.
Right now, the Colorado Avalanche are just coming from a win against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who are also playing on Monday. They beat them four to nothing on Thursday, January 24th and they are now second in the Northwest standings, with two wins and two losses, and four points, tied with Edmonton and Minnesota. Edmonton played Calgary most recently and lost to them four to three on Saturday, January 26th. Calgary is the last team on the Northwest Division table. They have 1 win, two losses and one overtime loss for three points.