via press release:
|2012 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS: DAY 20|
ALL GAMES NOW AIR EXCLUSIVELY ON NBC, NBC SPORTS NETWORK OR CNBC
Two Game 2s Tonight:
Washington @ New York Rangers, 7:30 p.m. ET – NBC Sports Network
(Rangers lead series 1-0)
Los Angeles @ St. Louis, 9 p.m. ET – CNBC
(Kings leads series 1-0)
|NEW YORK – April 30, 2012 – Day 20 – The NBC Sports Group continues its exclusive coverage of the Conference Semifinals with two Game 2s tonight on NBC Sports Network and CNBC.
Tonight’s coverage of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs begins in the Eastern Conference with the #1 New York Rangers hosting the #7 Washington Capitals at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network (Rangers lead 1-0). In the Western Conference at 9 p.m. ET on CNBC, the #8 Los Angeles Kings look to extend their 1-0 series lead against the #2 Blues in St. Louis. NHL Live begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Today’s schedule (all times ET):
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.
With all 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff games airing nationally for the first time, including exclusively beginning in the Conference Semifinal round, 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.
* Includes Devils-Panthers Conference Quarterfinal Game 7 that was joined in progress
–NBC Sports Group–