NBC’s NHL Game of the Week is Sunday with Washington v. Pittsburgh at 12:30 p.m. ET

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January 20th, 2012

via press release:
NBC SPORTS GROUP CONTINUES NHL COVERAGE WITH FOUR GAMES SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY

NBC’s NHL Game of the Week is Sunday with Washington against Pittsburgh at 12:30 p.m. ET

NBC Sports Network starts week with St. Louis at Detroit on Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET

“This promises to be a hard hitting affair due to playoff ramifications and the fact that both these teams do not like one another.”- Pierre McGuire on Capitals vs. Penguins

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 20, 2012) – The NBC Sports Group will air four NHL games over four days beginning with NBC’s NHL Game of the Week when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Washington Capitals this Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET. On Monday night, the NBC Sports Network will air primetime coverage of the St. Louis Blues taking on the Detroit Red Wings at 7:30 p.m. ET.

The NBC Sports Network continues coverage on Tues., Jan. 24, at 9 p.m. ET when the Minnesota Wild face the Colorado Avalanche. The week concludes with exclusive coverage of the Detroit Red Wings against the Montreal Canadiens on Wed., Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. ET.

The team of Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick (play-by-play), Eddie Olczyk (analyst) and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside the Glass’ analyst) will call the action for NBC’s Sunday game. Dave Strader (play-by-play) and McGuire will call Monday’s game in Detroit, and John Forslund (play-by-play) and Brian Engblom (‘Inside the Glass’ analyst) will serve as announcers for Tuesday’s game. The team of Strader, Olczyk and McGuire will call Wednesday’s primetime coverage. Liam McHugh and analyst Mike Milbury will cover all the intermissions for NBC’s coverage. Additionally, McHugh hosts NHL Live, NBC Sports Network’s pre- and post-game studio show, and is joined by expert analysts Mike Milbury and Keith Jones.

NBC Sports Group schedule (all times ET, subject to change):

Date Game Time Network

Sun., January 22 Washington at Pittsburgh 12:30 p.m. NBC

Mon., January 23 St. Louis at Detroit 7:30 p.m. NBCSP

Tues., January 24 Minnesota at Colorado 9 p.m. NBCSP

Wed., January 25 Detroit at Montreal 7:30 p.m. NBCSP

 
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