When the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers take the ice at Madison Square Garden tonight, 3D animated versions of themselves will be taking to the ice at "Times Circle" as part of the first "NHL Big City Greens Classic."
Yes, cartoon versions of Alex Ovechkin, T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom, Tom Wilson, Patrick Kane, Artemi Panarin, Adam Fox, Jacob Trouba and every other player will be squaring off for this special event.
How can I watch the "Big City Greens Classic"?
The volumetric broadcast -- where player- and puck-tracking technology will be used to generate the NHL players' animated versions -- will be live at 7 p.m. ET on Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney+ and ESPN+.
Is there a 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, check out NHL Power Play on ESPN+, which is included in an ESPN+ subscription. You can find more information on how to subscribe to ESPN+ here.