via press release:
FIRST WEEK OF POST-SEASON COVERAGE CONCLUDES TONIGHT WITH THREE GAMES
Florida @ New Jersey, 7 p.m. ET – NHL Network
Nashville @ Detroit, 7:30 p.m. ET – NBC Sports Network
Phoenix @ Chicago, 9 p.m. ET – CNBC
Coverage begins nightly with NHL Live at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network
NEW YORK – April 17, 2012 – Day 7 – The NBC Sports Group concludes its first week of coverage of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight with one game each on NBC Sports Network, CNBC, and NHL Network. Coverage begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET with NHL Live on NBC Sports Network.
Beginning at 7 p.m. ET, NHL Network airs the night’s Eastern Conference game with the #3 Florida Panthers looking to break out from a series 1-1- tie with host #6 New Jersey Devils. Moving to Western Conference at 7:30 on NBC Sports Network, the #5 Detroit Red Wings are looking to even their series with a home-ice advantage against the #4 Nashville Predators, who lead 2-1; and concluding tonight’s action, the #3 Phoenix Coyotes travel to Chicago to battle the #6 Blackhawks in a series tied 1-1 on CNBC at 9 p.m. ET. Tonight’s schedule (all times ET):
|7 p.m.||#3 Fla @ #6 NJ (Game 3)||NHL Network|
|7:30 p.m.||#4 Nas @ #5 Det (Game 4)||NBCSN|
|9 p.m.||#3 Pho @ #6 Chi (Game 3)||CNBC|
In addition, Comcast SportsNet Chicago will air live first-round coverage of tonight’s Blackhawks game as well as additional Stanley Cup-related coverage in its local market.
|9 p.m.||#3 Pho @ #6 Chi (Game 3)||CSN Chicago|
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.
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