NBC Sports Group continues its NHL regular-season coverage this week with three matchups, highlighted by a "Wednesday Night Rivalry" matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers at 7:30 p.m. on NBCSN.
Coverage starts Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. with "NHL Rivals," featuring the Penguins and Rangers, and continues Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. with an encore presentation of "Costas Tonight" with Sidney Crosby. NBCSN's hockey coverage concludes Friday with a college hockey showdown between top-five teams, as Minnesota visits Notre Dame at 8 p.m.
Wednesday's Metropolitan Division matchup is the first meeting of the season between the division-leading Penguins and Rangers. Last season, Pittsburgh won four of its five meetings with New York.
Emmy Award-winning play-by-play commentator Mike "Doc" Emrick, analyst Eddie Olczyk and Emmy Award-winning "Inside-the-Glass" analyst Pierre McGuire will have the call from Madison Square Garden in New York.