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Four Crucial Games Tonight – Two Game 5s, Two Game 6s

NEW YORK – May 10, 2013 – “NHL Playoff Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box provides a quick daily overview of Stanley Cup Playoff coverage. It is published weekdays to preview the evening games. On Fridays, a weekend edition is posted.

Games are being presented on NBC, NBC Sports Network, CNBC (in primetime), and NHL Network. In addition, more Stanley Cup Playoff games are being live streamed than ever before. For more information on NBC Sports Group’s overall NHL Playoff coverage, please click here.

All times are listed as ET and are subject to change:

Tonight Coverage Network Talent
6:30 p.m. NHL Live NBCSN Liam McHugh, Jeremy Roenick, Keith Jones
7 p.m. Toronto (5) @ Boston (4) NHLN Jim Hughson, Craig Simpson, Glenn Healy
7:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers (6) @ Washington (3) NBCSN Mike Emrick, Pierre McGuire
8 p.m. Anaheim (2) @ Detroit (7) CNBC Dave Strader, Brian Engblom
10 p.m. St. Louis (4) @ Los Angeles (5) NBCSN John Forslund, Daryl Reaugh
Sat., May 11
6:30 p.m. NHL Live NBCSN Liam McHugh, Mike Milbury, Keith Jones
7 p.m. Pittsburgh (1) @ N.Y. Islanders (8) NBCSN Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire


Tonight’s playoff coverage begins with NHL Live on NBC Sports Network. NHL Live, hosted by Liam McHugh, Jeremy Roenick and Keith Jones, begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network.

At 7 p.m. ET on NHL Network, the Boston Bruins return to their home ice at TD Garden as they look to win their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Boston, Mass. (Boston leads 3-1). CBC’s Jim Hughson will manage play-by-paly with analysts Craig Simpson and Glenn Healy.

On NBC Sports Network at 7:30 p.m. ET, the Washington Capitals host the N.Y. Rangers as the two teams battle for the series lead (series tied 2-2). Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick will call play-by-play alongside Emmy-award winning reporter Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’) from Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

At 8 p.m. ET, CNBC presents the first Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs when the Detroit Red Wings fight to stay alive in their series against the Anaheim Ducks (Anaheim leads 3-2). Dave Strader will manage play-by-play alongside analyst Brian Englom from Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich.

Coverage continues on NBC Sports Network at 10 p.m. ET as the Los Angeles Kings try to win their series against the St. Louis Blues at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. (Los Angeles leads 3-2). John Forslund will serve as play-by-play announcer with analyst Daryl Reaugh.


Coverage begins on NBC Sports Network at 6:30 p.m. ET with NHL Live, hosted by Liam McHugh, Mike Milbury and Keith Jones.

At 7 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, the N.Y. Islanders try to stay alive in the playoffs and in their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins (Pittsburgh leads 3-2). Kenny Albert will call play-by-play with analyst McGuire from Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y.


Tuesday night at the 34th Annual Sport Emmy Awards, Pierre McGuire, NBC Sports Group’s “Inside the Glass” analyst for its NHL coverage, was awarded his first career Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter. For more information on NBC Sports Group’s Emmy results, please click here.


During the Conference Quarterfinals, games that air on NBC Sports Network, CNBC and the NHL Network are subject to local blackouts. NBC Sports Network, CNBC and the NHL Network begin exclusivity in the second round. Games airing on NBC are exclusive throughout the playoffs.


For the second consecutive year, and only the second time in the 96-year history of the NHL, every Stanley Cup Playoff game will be televised nationally.









OT Games: 13



1117 Games broadcast by NBC Sports Group as of 5/8/13 since 2006*

20 NBC Sports Group NHL announcers and analysts on national broadcasts (includes studio)**

15 Maximum number of conference quarterfinal games Pierre McGuire will cover

11 Hard cameras, including 2 Super SloMo cameras

7 Mobile units

6 Robotic cameras

6 Production and engineering teams

4 NBC Sports Group television networks and platforms covering the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

3 Hand-held cameras

2 Super SlowMo cameras

1 Stanley Cup

*Includes NBC, NBC Sports Network, formerly VERSUS, and CNBC

**Includes CSN California


NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets — will stream all Stanley Cup Playoff games that air on NBC, NBC Sports Network, and CNBC, including the Stanley Cup Final for the first time. The vast majority of games will be live streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.

For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.

Games airing on:

  • NBC will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra;
  • NBC Sports Network will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs;
  • CNBC will live stream exclusively through NBC Sports Live Extra via “TV Everywhere.”


In addition to its live stream coverage,’s ProHockeyTalk, will anchor NBC Sports’ online and mobile coverage of the NHL playoffs.

Fans that come to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Schedule page on will not only be able to see the weekly schedule updates, but also dive into a deep playoffs photo experience. Fans can engage with Twitter (@NHLonNBCSports) and Facebook ( to receive the most up to date tune-in information, scores, reports and stories from around the NHL and ProHockeyTalk.

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