via press release:
|2012 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS – DAY 13|
|TWO ‘ORIGINAL SIX’ TEAMS ATTEMPT TO FORCE GAME 7s TONIGHT
NY Rangers @ Ottawa, 7 p.m. ET – NBC Sports Network
(Ottawa leads 3-2)
Phoenix @ Chicago, 9 p.m. ET – CNBC
(Phoenix leads 3-2)
Coverage begins nightly with NHL Live at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network
|New York – April 23, 2012 – Day 13 – Two original six teams will attempt to force Game 7s in their respective series tonight as the NBC Sports Group presents Day 13 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs on NBC Sports Network and CNBC. Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with NHL Live on NBC Sports Network.
Tonight at 7 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network in the Eastern Conference, the #8 Ottawa Senators, leading the series 3-2, look to become the second eighth-seeded team to advance to the second round when they host the #1 New York Rangers. The #8 Los Angeles Kings closed out the top-seeded Vancouver Canucks last night in five games in the Western Conference. Also in the West at 9 p.m. ET on CNBC, the #6 Chicago Blackhawks will try to avoid elimination by hosting the #3 Phoenix Coyotes, who lead the series 3-2. All five games in the series so far have gone to overtime. Tonight’s schedule (all times ET):
Comcast SportsNet Chicago (Blackhawks) will continue to air first-round coverage in its local market tonight and will also surround the game with additional Stanley Cup Playoff-related coverage. Tonight’s CSN (all times ET):
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, NBC Sports Network, CNBC or NHL Network in their area by simply entering a zip code.
Click here for the channel finder.
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.
–NBC Sports Group–