2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs Continue Tonight on NBC Sports Network

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May 22nd, 2012

via press release:

2012 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS CONTINUE TONIGHT AS THE LA KINGS LOOK TO ELIMINATE PHOENIX COYOTES, 9 P.M. ET ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK
(Kings lead series 3-1)

NBC Sports Group’s Coverage of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final Will Begin May 30 on NBC

2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Day 42

NEW YORK – May 22, 2012Day 42 – The NBC Sports Group’s exclusive coverage of the 2012 NHL Conference Finals continues tonight on NBC Sports Network with Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. The #3 Phoenix Coyotes will once again try to stay alive, as they host the #8 Los Angeles Kings at 9 p.m. ET (Kings lead series 3-1). The team of Dave Strader (play-by-play), Darren Pang (analyst) and Brian Engblom (‘Inside-the-glass’ analyst) will call the action in Phoenix. Coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET with NHL Live.

Continuing through the Stanley Cup Final, all Stanley Cup Playoff games will air exclusively on NBC and NBC Sports Network. Following is the schedule for the remaining Conference Finals games (all times ET and subject to change):

Tuesday, May 22
9 p.m. #8 LA @ #3 PHO (Game 5) NBC Sports Network
Wednesday, May 23
8 p.m. #6 NJD @ #1 NYR (Game 5) NBC Sports Network
Thursday, May 24
9 p.m. #3 PHO @ #8 LA (Game 6)* NBC Sports Network
Friday, May 25
8 p.m. #1 NYR @ #6 NJD (Game 6) NBC Sports Network
Saturday, May 26
8 p.m. #8 LA @ #3 PHO (Game 7)* NBC Sports Network
Sunday, May 27
8 p.m. #6 NJD @ #1 NYR (Game 7)* NBC Sports Network

*If Necessary

2012 Stanley Cup Final Schedule

The NHL announced today the schedule for the 2012 Stanley Cup Final. All 2012 Stanley Cup Final games will air exclusively on NBC or the NBC Sports Network. Following is the schedule (all times ET and subject to change):

Wednesday, May 30
8 p.m. Western Champion @ Eastern Champion (Game 1) NBC
Saturday, June 2
8 p.m. Western Champion @ Eastern Champion (Game 2) NBC
Monday, June 4
8 p.m. Eastern Champion @ Western Champion (Game 3) NBC Sports Network
Wednesday, June 6
8 p.m. Eastern Champion @ Western Champion (Game 4) NBC Sports Network
Saturday, June 9
8 p.m. Western Champion @ Eastern Champion (Game 5) * NBC
Monday, June 11
8 p.m. Eastern Champion @ Western Champion (Game 6) * NBC
Wednesday, June 13
8 p.m. Western Champion @ Eastern Champion (Game 7)* NBC

* If Necessary

CHANNEL FINDER

With all 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff games airing nationally for the first time, the NBC Sports Group created a channel finder to help fans find NBC and NBC Sports Network in their area by simply entering a zip code.

Click here for the channel finder.

PRE-GAME & POST-GAME COVERAGE

NHL Live, NBC Sports Network’s NHL pre-game show, will air every game night before the puck drops. NHL Post-Game will air 30 minutes following the conclusion of game coverage every night of the playoffs.

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 is providing unprecedented access to the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs in April, May and June, televising as many as 91 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.

NBC Sports Network 46*
CNBC 13
NBC 12
NHL Network 6
Total 77

* Includes Devils-Panthers Conference Quarterfinal Game 7 that was joined in progress

--NBC Sports Group--

 
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