Your Announcers and Open Thread For Night 24 of the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Boston vs. Philadelphia, Game 4 (BOS Leads 3-0), 7:00 PM ET

National TV (US): VERSUS (HD, will air on VERSUS in local markets)
Play by Play: Joe Beninati
Color: Andy Brickley
Reporter: Bob Harwood

National TV (Canada): TSN (HD)
Play by Play: Gord Miller
Inside the Glass: Pierre McGuire

Chicago vs. Vancouver, Game 4 (CHI Leads 2-1), 9:30 PM ET

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

National TV (US): VERSUS (HD, will air in local market)
Play by Play: John Forslund
Color: Daryl Reaugh
Reporter: Billy Jaffe


Aaron Ward in the VERSUS Studio Tonight

He’ll be a guest tonight and tomorrow.  I’ve been told he’s been quite good on TSN this spring, so I’ll be looking forward to what I can see of it.  By the way, kudos VERSUS, for doing so many pre-game Hockey Central’s.  I noticed.  We all do.

VERSUS Continues With Good Numbers

For Wednesday night, from

NHL Hockey: 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs (VERSUS; 7:00-9:34pm)
Eastern Conference Semifinal, Game 3
Boston Bruins 4, Philadelphia Flyers 1
Viewers: 1.091 million [#50 in cable primetime for the evening]
HH rating: 0.66 [#63]
Adults 18-34: 0.37 [#45]
Adults 18-49: 0.48 [#32]
Adults 25-54: 0.53 [#21]
Men 18-34: 0.53 [#22-tied]
Men 18-49: 0.70 [#11]
Men 25-54: 0.78 [#8]

NHL Hockey: 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs (VERSUS; 9:34pm-12:16am)
Western Conference Semifinal, Game 3
Chicago Blackhawks 5, Vancouver Canucks 2
Viewers: 0.682 million [#77 in cable primetime for the evening]
HH rating: 0.45 [#79]
Adults 18-34: 0.22 [#78-tied]
Adults 18-49: 0.31 [#54-tied]
Adults 25-54: 0.35 [#52-tied]
Men 18-34: 0.34 [#47]
Men 18-49: 0.49 [#32]
Men 25-54: 0.57 [#21]

Remember that VERSUS had exclusivity for Game 1 of the doubleheader but not the Chicago-Vancouver game.