Two Game 3s in Tonight's Stanley Cup Playoffs
via press release:
2012 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS: DAY 22
NEW YORK RANGERS @ WASHINGTON, 7:30 p.m. ET – NBC SPORTS NETWORK
(Series tied 1-1)
PHOENIX @ NASHVILLE, 9 p.m. ET – CNBC
(Phoenix leads series 2-0)
NEW YORK – May 2, 2012 – Day 22 – The NBC Sports Group continues its exclusive coverage of the Conference Semifinals with two Game 3s on NBC Sports Network and CNBC. NHL Live begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network.
Tonight’s coverage of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs starts in the Eastern Conference with the #7 Washington Capitals hosting the #1 New York Rangers at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network (series tied 1-1). In the Western Conference at 9 p.m. ET on CNBC, the #3 Phoenix Coyotes look to extend their 2-0 series lead against the #4 Predators in Nashville. Tonight’s schedule (all times ET):
#1 NYR @ #7 WAS (Game 3)
Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire
#3 PHO @ #4 NAS (Game 3)
John Forslund, Joe Micheletti
With all 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff games airing nationally for the first time and the Conference Semifinals being carried exclusively on either NBC, NBC Sports Network or CNBC, the NBC Sports Group created a channel finder to help fans find those channels in their area by simply entering a zip code.
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COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL COVERAGE
Comcast SportsNet, the local home for the Capitals and Flyers, will closely follow hometown team playoff progress with pre- and post-game coverage, breaking news and analysis throughout each team’s playoff run. CSN Philadelphia will be doing live pre- and post-game programs for all Flyers games in the second round and CSN Mid-Atlantic will have one-hour Capitals Postgame Live shows for all Capitals games in the second round. Both networks will also have extensive coverage online.
GAMES TELEVISED SO FAR
For the first time in the 95-year history of the NHL, every Stanley Cup Playoff game will be televised nationally. The NBC Sports Group will provide unprecedented access to the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs in April, May and June, televising as many as 105 playoff games and possibly more than 262.5 hours of programming. Games will be presented on NBC, the NBC Sports Network, the NHL Network, and NBCUniversal’s business channel CNBC in primetime.