Welcome to the NHL On Tap. Three NHL.com authors will certainly share what they are most looking forward to on the timetable daily. Today, their options from the 13 games Saturday. Maple Leafs attempt to prolong Scotiabank Field magicThe Toronto Maple Leafs will attempt to extend their season-high home winning touch to five video games, but it won't be simple. In order to proceed their success at Scotiabank Field, they'll have to defeat the competing Boston Bruins, which is always an uphill struggle. This will certainly be the 769th game between these 2 Original 6 groups, with Boston leading the collection 347-309-13 with 99 ties, postseason consisted of. The Bruins have won the past four, however the Maple Leafs come in with energy Mason Primeau Jersey, having gone 7-2-1 in their previous 10 games. Ahead Mitchell Marner broke out of an eight-game objective dry spell with a hat method and shootout-ending goal in a 4-3 victory against the Seattle Kraken on Thursday. On that same evening, the Bruins finished a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 home win versus the San Jose Sharks. Bruins forward David Pastrnak had two assists versus the Sharks and has at the very least one point in 17 of Boston's 22 games this season.-- Mike Zeisberger, team author Pastrnak, Bruins face Matthews, Maple Leafs tonight A familiar opponentWell, Nikita Zadorov really did not need to go far. When the defenseman was Carson Soucy for one more 3-5 weeks after a receiving an upper-body injury Nov. 12. But this video game is about greater than Zadorov. These are 2 teams that can be trying the Stanley Cup Championship out of the Pacific Division, despite the fact that the Canucks have actually had a far better start to the season than anticipated and the Flames have actually had a worse one.-- Amalie Benjamin, personnel writerRed Wings surging prior to Kane debutThe Detroit Red Wings have been on a respectable run recently, winning four of their past five games. While they patiently await the launching of forward Patrick Kane, that Dylan Larkin, that missed out on the past 2 games with a concealed injury, is anticipated to return. Montreal is 3-2-0 in its past 5 video games. The Canadiens are 5-7-0 this season at Bell Centre, where they play 6 of their next seven.-- Tracey Myers, staff writerSaturday gamesTampa Bay Lightning at Dallas Stars Nikita Kucherov has 16 points throughout an eight-game factor touch for the Lightning, that have lost 3 in a row. He led the NHL in November with 28 points, establishing a Lightning document for the month. The Stars have shed 3 of 4. With an aid in Dallas' 4-3 overtime loss to Calgary on Thursday Nicolas Roy Jersey, Joe Pavelski extended his point touch to 8 games.Chicago Blackhawks at Winnipeg Jets Forward Anthony Beauvillier, gotten by the Blackhawks in a profession with the Canucks on Tuesday, is expected to make his launching with them in Winnipeg. This is the initial of a back-to-back for Chicago, which plays at the Minnesota Wild on Sunday. The Jets have actually shed 3 straight. Winnipeg center Cole Perfetti has eight objectives in 22 games this period, matching his total in 51 video games last season.New York Rangers at Nashville Predators The Rangers are 8-2-0 in their previous 10 video games. Defenseman Adam Fox, that had actually missed out on 10 games with a lower-body injury, returned and played 21:31 in New york city's 3-2 win versus the Red Wings on Wednesday. The Killers had their six-game winning touch end with a 6-1 loss to the Wild on Thursday. Nashville defenseman Alexandre Carrier is out week to week with an upper-body injury suffered on a struck by Minnesota ahead Kirill Kaprizov in that game.New York Islanders at Florida Panthers The Islanders are 4-1-3 in their past 8 video games. Semyon Varlamov is 4-3-1 with a 2.50 goals-against standard,.926 save portion and two shutouts in eight starts this season for New york city, including making 39 saves in a 5-4 overtime win at the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday. The Panthers went 6-2-1 far from home in November, linking their document for most roadway wins in a month.Buffalo Sabres at Carolina Hurricanes This is completion of a four-game road trip for the Sabres, that are 1-2-0 on it. The Hurricanes have gone 1-for-18 on the power play in their past 5 games.Detroit Red Wings at Montreal Canadiens Robby Fabbri has actually scored 5 goals in his past five games for the Red Wings. Montreal onward Alex Newhook's status for this video game doubts after he received an undisclosed injury in the 3rd duration of a 5-1 loss to the Florida Panthers on Thursday. He collapsed into the net and preferred his left leg as he was aided off the ice.Seattle Sea serpent at Ottawa Senators The Kraken are 0-1-1 halfway through a four-game roadway trip. This is the second half of a back-to-back for the Senators, that shed 4-2 to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. Claude Giroux scored Friday in his 100th video game with the Senators. His 96 points are the second-most with 100 video games in Ottawa background; Dany Heatley had 124 points.Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins Forward Travis Konecny has 17 factors in 23 games to lead the Flyers, that have actually shed four of their previous 5. The Penguins are 3-4-1 in their past 8. Tristan Jarry came to be the initial goalie in Penguins background Jack Eichel Jersey, and the first in the NHL this season, to score an objective when he did so at 18:52 of the 3rd duration of Pittsburgh's 4-2 win at Tampa fl Bay on Thursday.Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs The Bruins won the only previous game between these 2 opponents this season, a 3-2 shootout triumph in Boston on Nov. 2. Defenseman Timothy Liljegren of the Maple Leafs received a high ankle joint sprain because video game when he became entangled with Bruins ahead Brad Marchand and was placed on lasting damaged book. He skated Wednesday for the very first time given that the injury. Marchand was replaced on Boston's top line by Jake DeBrusk on Thursday.St. Louis Blues at Arizona Coyotes Cries are 4-2-0 in their past 6 video games. Brandon Saad's goal in a 6-4 win versus the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday was his very first in 12 games. The Coyotes have won 3 straight. Goalkeeper Connor Ingram is 9-3-0 with a 2.52 GAA,.922 save percentage and one shutout in 13 games.Colorado Avalanche at Anaheim Ducks It's a fast back-to-back trip for the Avalanche, who are 7-2-1 in their past 10 games. Cale Makar had 21 helps in November, connecting Peter Stastny for many in a calendar month in franchise history. The Ducks have shed 8 in a row. Their last win was Nov. 14, 3-2 versus the Nashville Predators.Vancouver Canucks at Calgary Flames The Flames have won two straight video games, both in overtime, and three of four, leading defenseman Noah Hanifin to claim, "There's been a huge turn right here lately, " after the team's 4-3 win against the Dallas Stars on Thursday. Calgary led the NHL with seven return wins in November. Quinn Hughes did not have a point in the Canucks' 4-1 loss on Thursday to the Vegas Golden Knights, the second straight game he had do without a factor after an 11-game point streak in which he had 17. Washington Capitals at Vegas Golden Knights This is the 4th of a five-game trip for the Fundings, that have won 2 straight. Tom Wilson scored his initial NHL hat technique in his 700th game in Washington's 5-4 win against Anaheim on Thursday. The Golden Knights finished a three-game skid with their 4-1 win versus the Canucks on Thursday. Goalkeeper Adin Hill left the video game after the 2nd duration with a lower-body injury and did not return.