NBC is Ready as Well

NEW YORK – April 8, 2012 – The NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs begins Wednesday night with the Eastern Conference’s #5 Philadelphia Flyers visiting in-state rival #4 Pittsburgh Penguins at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Two additional games will air Wednesday night: the Western Conference #5 Detroit Red Wings travel to Nashville to face the #4 Predators at 8 p.m. ET on CNBC; and the Western Conference’s #8 Los Angeles Kings will meet the #1 Vancouver Canucks at 10:30 p.m. ET also on NBC Sports Network. Coverage begins on the NBC Sports Network at 6:30 p.m. ET with NHL Live.

The 2012 NHL post-season marks the first time in league history that every first-round playoff game is being televised on a national platform. In order to televise as many as five games on a given day/night during the first round, the NBC Sports Group will present match-ups on NBC, the NBC Sports Network, the NHL Network, and NBCUniversal’s business channel CNBC in primetime.


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5 Responses to NBC is Ready as Well

  1. Leafsfan1967 says:

    Are the NBC sports group putting their own crews on the series with Canadian teams or will they pick up CBC feeds?

  2. Strader and Engblom are doing games 1-4 and 6 of DET-NSH and game 4 of PHX-CHI for NBC/CNBC/NBC SN.

    Based on this, I’d guess Emrick/McGuire get all of PIT-PHI. I wonder if they will do other games as well though.

  3. leafsfan1967 says:

    McGuire told the Team 1050 he would be doing Washington Boston as well.

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