When the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers take the ice tonight at Madison Square Garden, the first will take to the ice in “Times Circle,” 3D animated versions of themselves as part of the “NHL Big City Greens Classic.”
Yes, cartoon versions of Alex Ovechkin, TJ Oshii, Nicklas Backstrom, Tom Wilson, Patrick Kane, Artemiy Panarin, Adam Fox, Jakub Trouba, and every other player will compete for this special event.
How can I watch “Big City Greens Classic”?
The volumetric broadcast — where player- and puck-tracking technology will be used to generate animated versions of NHL players — will air live on Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney+ and ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET.
Is there any way to watch the regular version of the Rangers-Capitals game?
The standard version of the game – including Rangers legend Mark Messier on commentary – will be broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+.
Where can I get more hockey coverage from ESPN?
The NHL homepage on ESPN.com is your source for the latest news on the NHL, NCAA women’s and men’s hockey, hockey prospects and more.
To access out-of-market games, watch NHL Power Play on ESPN+, which is included with your ESPN+ subscription. You can find more information on subscribing to ESPN+ here.