First Round Coverage Begins this Wednesday, April 12
Games 1-4 & 5-7 (if needed) to air on NBC Sports California
Extensive Game-Day Coverage with “Sharks Pregame Live” and “Sharks Postgame Live”
Sharks-Oilers Games, “Sharks Pregame Live” and “Sharks Postgame Live” Streaming
on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via NBC Sports App for NBC Sports California subscribers
“The Happy Hour,” “SportsNet Central” and NBCSportsCalifornia.com to Provide
the Region’s Most Comprehensive Sharks-Oilers Preview and Analysis
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 10, 2017 – NBC Sports California (@NBCSAuthentic) has announced its multiplatform coverage for the San Jose Sharks’ (@SanJoseSharks) first-round playoff series against the Edmonton Oilers, which includes Games 1-4, along with Games 5-7 (if necessary); comprehensive game-day coverage with Sharks Pregame Live and Sharks Postgame Live shows; and live streaming of the network’s games and pre- and postgame shows on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports app.
Note the following first-round schedule and additional information on NBC Sports California and NBCSportsCalifornia.com:
GAME DAY DATE TIME (PDT) GAME
1 Wednesday April 12 7:00 PM Sharks at Oilers
2 Friday April 14 7:30 PM Sharks at Oilers
3 Sunday April 16 7:00 PM Sharks vs. Oilers
4 Tuesday April 18 7:00 PM Sharks vs. Oilers
*5 Thursday April 20 TBD Sharks at Oilers
*6 Saturday April 22 TBD Sharks vs. Oilers
*7 Monday April 24 TBD Sharks at Oilers
Programming Note: MLB Network will air the Oakland A’s-Kansas City Royals game on April 12. A’s games on April 14 and April 18 will move to NBC Sports California Plus from NBC Sports California.
Calling all the action for Sharks games on NBC Sports California will be eight-time regional Emmy Award winner and play-by-play announcer Randy Hahn (@sharkvoice), and 10-year NHL veteran and color analyst Jamie Baker (@Bakes_Jamie13).
NBC Sports California's Sharks Pregame Live will lead viewers right to the drop of the puck with a breakdown of the day's matchup, insightful analysis, and interviews with Sharks coaches and players. Immediately following Sharks games on NBC Sports California, Sharks Postgame Live will provide in-depth game analysis, complete game highlights, a live look at Coach Peter DeBoer's press conference, interviews from the dressing room and player reaction, and a preview of the next game. The shows will be anchored by 13-time Regional Emmy Award winner Brodie Brazil (@BrodieNBCS) and 12-year NHL veteran Curtis Brown, with additional analysis provided by Randy Hahn, Jamie Baker, Bret Hedican (@BretHedican) and Kevin Kurz (@KKurzNBCS).
NBC Sports California offers live streaming of its Sharks-Oilers games – along with game-day shows Sharks Pregame Live and Sharks Postgame Live – on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports app.
The live-streaming service will be available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Sports California subscribers. The service is provided as an added value and is available to all video distributors of NBC Sports California. The NBC Sports app is powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. For more information about the network’s streaming service, click HERE.
NBCSportsCalifornia.com delivers complete Sharks-Oilers coverage and showcases Sharks Insider Kevin Kurz and Senior Insider Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS), and provides insightful analysis and breakdown, daily insider reports and special web-exclusive videos. NBCSportsCalifornia.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video, player and coach interviews, press conferences and content from The Happy Hour, SportsNet Central, Pregame Live and Postgame Live, which offer news and analysis from the region’s most informed local lineup of award-winning reporters, analysts and personalities.
NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii. NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year. NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips. Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com//NBCSAuthentic.
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