TSN to Air Games 2-4 From Eastern Conference Final

Toronto, ON (May 10, 2011) – The 2011 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS continue on TSN as Canada’s Sports Leader has live coverage of three games from the Eastern Conference Final series featuring the Tampa Bay Lightning taking on the Boston Bruins.

With some of the NHL’s hottest post-season players hitting the ice – including Tampa’s Martin St. Louis and Boston’s Tim Thomas – TSN’s coverage of the Third Round gets underway on Tuesday, May 17 with Game 2: Tampa Bay @ Boston at 7:30 p.m. ET (see below for complete broadcast schedule).

Games are available nationally on TSN and TSN MOBILE TV. TSN MOBILE TV is currently available on video-enabled mobile devices subscribing to the Bell Mobile TV Sports Package.

TSN’s coverage of the Eastern Conference Final features play-by-play announcer Gord Miller and game analyst Pierre McGuire calling the action.

NHL ON TSN host James Duthie is joined in studio for pre-games and intermissions by TSN’s hockey experts including Hockey Insiders Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger and analysts Craig MacTavish, Aaron Ward and Michael Peca.

In addition to the network’s live NHL playoff games, TSN features comprehensive coverage of both the Eastern and Western Conference Final series across its platforms and programs, including SPORTSCENTRE, THAT’S HOCKEY, THAT’S HOCKEY 2NITE, OFF THE RECORD WITH MICHAEL LANDSBERG, TSN THE REPORTERS WITH DAVE HODGE, TSN RADIO 1050 and TSN.ca – Canada’s industry-leading sports website.

TSN’s broadcast schedule for the Third Round of the 2011 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS is as follows:

Eastern Conference Final: Tampa Bay vs. Boston

• Game 2: Tampa Bay @ Boston – Tuesday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN

• Game 3: Boston @ Tampa Bay – Thursday, May 19 at 7;30 p.m. ET on TSN

• Game 4: Boston @ Tampa Bay – Saturday, May 21 at 1 p.m. ET on TSN


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2 Responses to TSN to Air Games 2-4 From Eastern Conference Final

  1. Chris S says:

    Wow I thought it would have been Chris Cuthbert calling these games, because it seems he is TSN’s unofficial #1 play by play guy now.

    • Ryan says:

      I recall reading once that TSN normally hands out assignments based on seniority (an exception being that Cuthbert had it in his contract when he jumped from CBC that he’d get to call any Olympic gold medal games). Explains how Miller gets the prime series as well as quite a few of their non-hockey moves.

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