Where to watch Blackhawks' Stanley Cup Qualifier, exhibition game


The local broadcast schedule for the NHL's 24-team postseason under the Return To Play program was announced by the Blackhawks on Tuesday. The national schedule can be found here.

The Blackhawks will return to action in an exhibition game against the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, July 29 in Edmonton at Rogers Place arena with the contest airing on NBC Sports Chicago Plus at 5:30 p.m. CT.

The Hawks' Stanley Cup qualifying round against the Oilers with the winner advancing to Round One of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, also at Rogers Place, begins on Aug. 1. 

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The broadcast schedule for the series is as follows:

Game 1 - Saturday, Aug. 1 at 2 p.m. CT on NBC 5 Chicago
Game 2 - Monday, Aug. 3 at 9:30 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Chicago
Game 3 - Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 9:30 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Chicago

*If necessary:

*Game 4 - Friday, Aug. 7 (time TBD) on NBC Sports Chicago
*Game 5 - Saturday, Aug. 8 (time TBD) on NBC Sports Chicago