Saturday and Sunday’s Hockey Action on the Networks of NBC

VANCOUVER – February 26, 2010 – The men’s ice hockey bronze medal game between Finland and either Canada or Slovakia is live on MSNBC and Live on CNBC, the men’s curling gold medal match between Canada and Norway.

10:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Men’s Ice Hockey -Bronze Medal Game (LIVE)

Men’s Ice Hockey: The men’s ice hockey bronze medal game is LIVE on MSNBC.

Sunday, February 28 (DAY 17)

Noon – 6:00 p.m.
Men’s Ice Hockey – Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

Men’s Ice Hockey: Gold Medal Final – The moment Canadians have waited for since learning Vancouver would host the Games some seven years ago: LIVE coverage of the Gold Medal Final in men’s ice hockey. If the home country plays in this game, Canadians across the country will stop and share in a nation-wide communal experience. In 2002, the Gold Medal Final between Team USA and Canada was the most watched television event in Canadian history.


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6 Responses to Saturday and Sunday’s Hockey Action on the Networks of NBC

  1. Chris says:

    Should be a good one tomorrow! We’re getting massive coverage of the game tomorrow in Canada. It’s live on CTV, TSN, Sportsnet, V, RDS, and many other multicultural language channels. And of course NBC. Not sure why TSN and Sportsnet are showing it when everyone gets CTV. They might as well have TSN2 show it while they’re at it. And ESPN Classic too.

    • Josh says:

      I asked that question a few weeks ago on this blog too, Chris, and the answer I was given is that some people prefer TSN’s HD feed to CTV’s.

      Meh – I don’t see it. I imagine they’re all going to be using the same feed, the same technology, the same everything, so I’m with you: I don’t get it.

  2. Trent says:

    It is about eliminating all (or as much) sports competition as possible to create what will be the most watched anything ever on CDN TV.

  3. DyHrdMET says:

    after watching these games, I think NBC needs to have a studio setup like what they used for hockey instead of whatever that is with Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury. Even involve the same people in that studio they used at the Olympics. The intermission report was so much more watchable here than for the NHL on NBC.

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