FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS & DETROIT RED WINGS FACE OFF IN GAME 7 TONIGHT ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK AT 8 P.M. ET
NHL Live Begins Coverage at 7 p.m. ET
NEW YORK – May 29, 2013 – The NHL Stanley Cup Conference Semifinals will conclude with an ‘Original Six’ face off in a Western Conference Game 7 on NBC Sports Network between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings at 8 p.m. ET.
The Chicago Blackhawks, who have won the past two games of the series after trailing 3-1, hosting the Detroit Red Wings at 8 p.m. ET. Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick will handle play-by-play, and will be joined by analyst Eddie Olczyk and Emmy Award-winning ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst Pierre McGuire, from the United Center in Chicago, Ill.
Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET with NHL Live hosted by Liam McHugh, Mike Milbury and Keith Jones from Stamford, Conn.
|7 p.m.||NHL Live||NBCSN||Liam McHugh, Mike Milbury, Keith Jones|
|8 p.m.||Detroit (7) @ Chicago (1)||NBCSN||Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire|
GAMES TELEVISED SO FAR
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: 21
NHL CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS ON NBC SPORTS GROUP: BY THE NUMBERS
1,153 Games broadcast by NBC Sports Group as of 5/28/13 since 2006*
16 NBC Sports Group NHL announcers and analysts on national broadcasts (includes studio)
5 Hard cameras, including 1 Super SloMo cameras
4 Mobile units
2 Robotic cameras
4 Production and engineering teams
4 NBC Sports Group television networks and platforms covering the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
2 Hand-held cameras
1 Super SlowMo cameras
1 Stanley Cup
*Includes NBC, NBC Sports Network, formerly VERSUS, and CNBC
As it has for all NBC Sports Network games throughout the playoffs, NBC Sports Live Extra — the NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets — will live stream the two Game 7s 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.
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