Your NHL TV Guide and Open Thread For Night One of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs

This will appear every night to inform you of the TV networks and announcers that will be covering the games during the playoffs.  Enjoy all the local and national info, after the jump.

7:00 PM ET, Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh, Game 1

National TV (US): VERSUS (HD)
Play by Play: Dave Strader
Color: Billy Jaffe 
Reporter: Chris Simpson

National TV (CANADA): CBC (HD), RDS (HD)
Play by Play: Dean Brown
Color: Gary Galley
Reporter: Cassie Campbell-Pascall

Regional TV (PHILADELPHIA): Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia (HD)
Play by Play: Jim Jackson
Color: Bill Clement
Inside the Glass: Gary Doernhoffer

Regional TV (PITTSBURGH): FS Pittsburgh (HD)
Play by Play: Paul Steigerwald
Color: Bob Errey
Reporter: Dan Potash

7:00 PM ET, NY Rangers vs. Washington, Game 1

National TV (CANADA): TSN (HD)
Play by Play: Gord Miller
Inside the Glass: Ray Ferraro

Regional TV (NY RANGERS): MSG (HD)
Play by Play: Sam Rosen
Color: Joe Micheletti
Reporter: John Giannone

Regional TV (WASHINGTON): Comcast Sportsnet DC
Play by Play: Joe Beninati
Color: Craig Laughlin
Reporter: Al Koken

Carolina vs. New Jersey, Game 1

National TV (CANADA): TSN2

Regional TV (CAROLINA): FS Carolinas
Play by Play: John Forslund
Color: Tripp Tracy

Regional TV (NEW JERSEY): MSG Plus
Play by Play: Mike Emrick
Color: Chico Resch
Reporter: Steve Cangialosi

St. Louis vs. Vancouver, Game 1

National TV (CANADA): CBC (HD)
Play by Play: Jim Hughson
Color: Craig Simpson
Reporter: Scott Oake

National TV (US): VERSUS
Play by Play: Rick Peckham
Color: Daryl Reaugh
Reporter: Lindsay Soto (!) 

Regional TV (ST. LOUIS): FS Midwest
Play by Play: John Kelly
Color: Bernie Federko
Reporter: Dan McLaughlin

3 Responses to Your NHL TV Guide and Open Thread For Night One of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs

  1. Chris says:

    I heard TSN will broadcast the 3rd period of the Hurricanes/Devils game starting at 9:30pm ET, unless the Caps-Rangers game goes into overtime.

  2. Tsn says:


  3. dyhrdmet says:

    NHL on the Fly on NHL Network has a live look-in of the Rangers-Caps game. They do that a lot, and I would expect it at least until the 7pm games are complete and they have highlights to show.

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