Are the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning the best team in hockey again as they enter Week 11 with the most victories in the NHL? Maybe it’s the Vegas Golden Knights, who are tied for the second most victories in the league.
Could Alexander Ovechkin and a Washington Capitals team that won it all three years ago take the down the Lightning and everyone else to win their second title in four years? Are the St. Louis Blues and odds-on-favorite Colorado Avalanche poised to challenge for a berth in this season’s Stanley Cup Finals?
With Week 11 set to get underway on Monday night, let’s find out which matchups have the look of ‘must-see’ TV clashes that you just shouldn’t miss. That being said, let’s jump right into action so you can make your bets against their NHL odds.
Top NHL Games to Watch and Bet On Week 11
Edmonton at Toronto at 7:00 PM ET
- When: Monday, March 29
- TV: SN, TVAS
Edmonton (21-13-1) is in third place in the North Division standings. The Oilers have gone 7-2-1 over their last 10 games, but enters the new week coming off a loss. Toronto (22-10-2) sits atop the North standings despite going 4-6 over its last 10 games. The Leafs will look to extend a three-game winning streak on Monday night. Edmonton has gone 9-5-1 on the road this season while Toronto has gone 12-6-1 at home. Toronto has won four straight against Edmonton and six of the last seven meetings overall.
Washington at NY Rangers at 7:00 p.m. ET
- When: Tuesday, March 30
- TV: MSG, NBCSWA
Washington (23-7-4) is in first place in the East Division standings. The Capitals have gone 9-1 over their last 10 games and are riding the wave of a three-game winning streak into the new week. The Rangers (15-15-4) are in sixth place in the eight-team East standings. New York has gone 5-4-1 over its last 10 games but has dropped two straight coming into the new week.
Washington has gone 10-3-2 on the road this season while the Rangers have gone an uninspiring 7-6-3 at home. These two longtime rivals have alternated wins and losses over the last four meetings with Washington winning 5-4 on Sunday the last time these two met.
LA Kings at Vegas at 10:00 PM ET
- When: Wednesday, March 31
- TV: NBCSN
Los Angeles (13-13-6) is in sixth place in the West Division standings. The Kings have gone 4-5-1 over their last 10 games and 7-9-2 on the road this season. Vegas (23-8-1) sits atop the West standings. The Golden Knights have gone 7-3 over their last 10 games and a stellar 13-2-1 at home this season. Vegas has won three of the last four in this rivalry, but the Kings recorded a 3-1 win on March 21 the last time these two met.
Pittsburgh at Boston at 7:00 p.m. ET
- When: Thursday, April 1
- TV: SN, NESN, ATTSN-PT
Pittsburgh (22-11-2) is in third place in the East Division standings. The Penguins have gone an impressive 7-2-1 over their last 10 games, but are just 7-8-1 on the road this season. Boston (17-9-5) is in fourth place in the East standings. The Bruins have gone 4-4-2 over their last 10 games, but comes into the new week looking to shake off a loss the last time out. Boston has won three of the last four meetings against Pittsburgh including a narrow 2-1 win on March 16 the last time these two met.
St. Louis at Colorado at 9:00 PM ET
- When: Friday, April 2
- TV: ALT, BSMW
St. Louis (16-13-6) is in fourth place in the West standings. The Blues have gone a discouraging 2-5-3 over their last 10 games, but has lost four straight coming into the new week. Colorado (21-8-4) is in second place in the West Division. The Avalanche are 8-0-2 over their last 10 games but will look to bounce back from a loss the last time out.
St. Louis has gone a surprising 12-5-2 on the road this season while Colorado has gone a blistering 13-4-2 at home. The Avalanche have won four of the last five meetings in this rivalry including a shocking 8-0 blowout win on Jan. 15 the last time these two rivals met.
Philadelphia at NY Islanders at 7:00 PM ET
- When: Saturday, April 3
- TV: MSG+, NBCSP
Philadelphia (16-13-4) is in fifth place in the East Division. The Flyers have gone 3-6-1 over their last 10 games but looks to record consecutive wins coming into the new week. The Islanders (22-9-4) are in second place in the East standings. New York has gone 7-3 over its last 10 games but hits the new week looking to rebound from a loss over the weekend. Philly has gone 8-6-1 on the road this season while New York has gone a stupendous 13-1-2 at home. The Islanders have won two straight in this rivalry after dropping the previous three meetings.
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