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Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
NBC SPORTS GROUP NHL 2016-17 SEASON PREVIEW MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL THURSDAY, OCT. 6, AT 3 P.M. ET
Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire, and Executive Producer Sam Flood
NHL Season Begins Wednesday, Oct. 12, on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 4, 2016 – NBC Sports Group NHL commentators Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, and Pierre McGuire, as well as Executive Producer Sam Flood, will preview the upcoming NHL season on a media conference call on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m. ET.
Media interested in participating should call 785-830-1942; Passcode: 5190851.
- WHAT: NBC Sports’ NHL 2016-17 season-preview conference call
- WHO: Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire and Sam Flood
- WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m. ET
- NUMBER: 785-830-1942
- PASSCODE: 5190851
NHL REGULAR-SEASON COVERAGE BEGINS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12
The NHL opens the regular season on Wednesday, Oct. 12, with a Wednesday Night Rivalry doubleheader, beginning with a 2016 Stanley Cup Playoff rematch between the Chicago Blackhawks and the St. Louis Blues at 8 p.m. ET. Opening Night coverage continues when the Los Angeles Kings visit the defending Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks at 10:30 p.m. ET.
Coming off of the most-watched full NHL regular season on cable in 22 years, NBC Sports Group is scheduled to present 106 NHL regular-season games during the 2016-17 season – the most ever across NBC Sports Group heading into a season – featuring 14 games on NBC and 92 games on NBCSN. All games will be streamed live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app to authenticated users via TV Everywhere.
Click here for more information on NBC Sports Group’s comprehensive NHL regular-season coverage.
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