Comcast SportsNet, CSNPhilly.com to provide extensive multiplatform Flyers first-round coverage

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will have comprehensive coverage of the Philadelphia Flyers first round NHL Playoffs series against the Washington Capitals.  The series kicks off on Thursday, April 14 on CSN.

CSN will air six of a possible seven games in the first round with Flyers broadcasters Jim Jackson, Bill Clement and Chris Therien bringing viewers all the action.

Thursday, April 14                            at Washington                   7 p.m.                   CSN                        Pregame Live: 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 16                             at Washington                   7 p.m.                   CSN                        Pregame Live: 6:30 p.m.

Monday, April 18                              vs. Washington                 7 p.m.                   CSN                        Pregame Live: 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 20                      vs. Washington                 7 p.m.                   CSN                        Pregame Live: 6:30 p.m.

*Friday, April 22                                at Washington                   TBA                        CSN

*Sunday, April 24                             vs. Washington                 3 p.m.                   NBC10                   Pregame Live: 2:30 p.m. on TCN

*Wednesday, April 27                    at Washington                   TBA                        CSN

*If necessary

Please note the following changes to the Phillies schedule:

Thursday, April 14                            vs. Padres                           1 p.m.                   CSN

Saturday, April 16                            vs. Nationals                      7 p.m.                   TCN

Monday, April 18                             vs. Mets                               7 p.m.                   TCN

Wednesday, April 20                       vs. Mets                               7 p.m.                   TCN

Friday, April 22                                  at Brewers                          7 p.m.                   TCN*

Sunday, April 24                               at Brewers                          2 p.m.                   CSN**

Wednesday, April 27                       at Nationals                       7 p.m.                   TCN**

*The April 22 Phillies game was previously scheduled for TCN and will remain on that network

**If necessary

CSN will have extensive pre and postgame coverage with interviews and analysis before and after each game.  Michael Barkann will host “Flyers Pregame Live” and “Flyers Postgame Live” with John Boruk reporting alongside hockey analyst Al Morganti.  

In addition to live pre and postgame coverage, CSN and TCN will have extensive coverage in “Breakfast on Broad,” “Philly Sports Talk,” “SportsNet Central,” online at CSNPhilly.com, and on Facebook and Twitter.

CSN will also air a Flyers playoff special, “The Ultimate Goal,” on Wednesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.  This special will preview the Flyers-Capitals series.

For behind-the-scenes access to Flyers playoffs, fans can follow @CSNFlyers on Twitter. This account features behind the scenes photos, videos from the control room and between the benches, as well as inside info from the Flyers' broadcast team. 

#FLYERSTALK

Fans can follow all the Flyers news on Twitter by using the #FlyersTalk and following the network’s hockey experts on the social media site:

CSNPhilly: @CSNPhilly

Michael Barkann: @MBarkannCSN

John Boruk: @JohnBorukCSN

John Clark: @JClarkCSN

Sarah Baicker: @SBaickerTCN

FlyersTalk: @CSNFlyers