NHL hockey is making a comeback after a hiatus of several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Montreal Canadiens are based in Toronto to take on the Maple Leafs, and the Edmonton Oilers meet the Calgary Flames at Rogers Place as part of the three-game pre-season schedule that kicks off Phase 4 of the return plan. league game.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers play Toronto in the other game in the late afternoon.
Edmonton and Toronto serve as bubble cities for the 24 returning NHL teams, although the Canadiens and Flames are considered the home teams on Tuesday night.
Each team will play a preseason game at Scotiabank Arena or Rogers Place between Tuesday and Thursday before the start of the playoff qualifying round on Saturday.
The NHL suspended its season on March 12 due to the spread of the global pandemic and announced its four-step return plan on May 26.