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Monday, April 22nd, 2019
WASHINGTON CAPITALS AND DALLAS STARS CAN ADVANCE TO SECOND ROUND OF STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS TONIGHT ON NBCSN AND CNBC
Game 6 – (1) Washington at (WC1) Carolina – 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN – Washington Leads 3-2
Game 6 – (1) Nashville at (WC1) Dallas – 8:30 p.m. ET on CNBC – Dallas Leads 3-2
Game 7 Doubleheader Tuesday on NBCSN – (3) Toronto-(2) Boston at 7 p.m. ET, Followed by (3) Vegas-(2) San Jose at 10 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 22, 2019 – NBC Sports presents a pair of Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 6 matchups tonight on NBCSN and CNBC, beginning at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when Alex Ovechkin and the (1) Washington Capitals attempt to advance to the Second Round with a victory against Justin Williams and the (WC1) Carolina Hurricanes. Washington leads the series 3-2. Pre-game coverage on NBCSN begins at 6 p.m. ET with NHL Live.
Tonight’s game coverage on CNBC begins at 8:30 p.m. ET, when Jamie Benn and the (WC1) Dallas Stars look to advance to the Second Round with a Game 6 win against P.K. Subban and the (1) Nashville Predators. Pre-game coverage on CNBC begins at 8 p.m. ET with NHL Live.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and Connected TVs – will live stream all games airing on NBC, NBCSN, USA Network, and CNBC via “TV Everywhere” throughout the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
“NHL Playoff Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box provides a quick daily overview of Stanley Cup Playoff coverage, plus information and highlights. The Pass will be published weekdays to preview that evening’s games. Friday editions will include weekend information.
THE PASS – MONDAY, APRIL 22 (All times ET)
|6 p.m.||NHL Live||NBCSN||Liam McHugh, Patrick Sharp,
|7 p.m.||Game 6 – (1) Washington at (WC1) Carolina||NBCSN||Kenny Albert, Eddie Olczyk,
|8 p.m.||NHL Live||CNBC||Kathryn Tappen, Jeremy
Roenick, Anson Carter
|8:30 p.m.||Game 6 – (1) Nashville at (WC1) Dallas||CNBC||Chris Cuthbert, AJ Mlezcko,
For more information on NBC Sports Group’s overall Stanley Cup Playoff coverage, please click here.
(1) WASHINGTON CAPITALS AT (WC1) CAROLINA HURRICANES – GAME 6 AT 7 P.M. ET ON NBCSN – WASHINGTON LEADS 3-2
The Capitals took a 3-2 series lead with a dominant 6-0 win in Game 5 on Saturday night in Washington on NBC. Nicklas Backstrom recorded two goals and two assists and Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists for the Capitals. Backstrom has five goals in five games this postseason, matching his total from the entire 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Braden Holtby recorded his seventh career playoff shutout, passing Olie Kolzig for the most in Capitals franchise history. The series shifts to Raleigh tonight for Game 6, where Carolina won Games 3 and 4. The home team has won all five games thus far in the series.
(1) NASHVILLE PREDATORS AT (WC1) DALLAS STARS – GAME 6 AT 8:30 P.M. ET ON CNBC – DALLAS LEADS 3-2
The Stars took a 3-2 series lead with a 5-3 win in Game 5 in Nashville on Saturday on NBC. Dallas’ top line of Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin and Alexander Radulov combined for three goals and four assists to lead the Stars to victory in Game 5 and has tallied 16 points (7g/9a) through the series’ first five games. Conversely, Nashville’s top line of Filip Forsberg, Ryan Johansen, and Viktor Arvidsson has struggled to produce, totaling just two goals and two assists through five games.
TUESDAY GAME 7 DOUBLEHEADER ON NBCSN
NBC Sports will present a Game 7 doubleheader tomorrow on NBCSN, beginning at 7 p.m. ET, when the (2) Boston Bruins host the (3) Toronto Maple Leafs. Pre-game coverage on NBCSN begins at 6 p.m. ET with NHL Live. Boston forced Tuesday’s Game 7 with a 4-2 win in Toronto on Sunday on NBC.
Coverage shifts west at 10 p.m. ET with Game 7 between the (2) San Jose Sharks at (3) Vegas Golden Knights. San Jose forced Game 7 with wins in Games 5 and 6, including a 2-1 double overtime win in Vegas on Sunday night on NBCSN.
TUESDAY, APRIL 23 (All Times ET)
|6 p.m.||NHL Live||NBCSN||TBD|
|7 p.m.||Game 7 – (3) Toronto at (2) Boston||NBCSN||Mike “Doc” Emrick, Mike
Milbury, Brian Boucher
|10 p.m.||Game 7 – (3) Vegas at (2) San Jose||NBCSN||TBD|
NBCSPORTS.COM STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS HUB SERVES AS HOME FOR SCORES, SCHEDULES AND HIGHLIGHTS
The Stanley Cup Playoffs Hub on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will be the home for everything fans need to know about the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Stanley Cup Playoffs Hub will feature up-to-the-minute scores, updated schedules, and highlights following the conclusion of each game.
In addition, ProHockeyTalk on NBCSports.com will provide previews and recaps throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs. ProHockeyTalk writers Sean Leahy, James O’Brien, Adam Gretz and Scott Billeck will deliver comprehensive coverage for the postseason. Following each night’s games, The Buzzer will recap the action and top moments of the evening around the league. Each morning, The Wraparound will set the table for that night’s slate of games.
COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL COVERAGE
Comprehensive coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be provided daily via NBC Sports Regional Networks, available in more than 35 million U.S. households, as well as the MyTeams by NBC Sports app. NBC Sports Regional Networks serve the hometown fans of the San Jose Sharks, Boston Bruins and the Washington Capitals, and Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty, Caps Insiders Brian McNally and J.J. Regan, and Sharks Reporters Chelena Goldman and Marcus White will provide insight and analysis during First Round game coverage, pre- and post-game shows, online and on the myTeams app.
For teams that advance past the First Round, NBC Sports Regional Networks will deliver extensive pre- and post-game coverage as well as breaking news and analysis throughout each team’s playoff run.
STREAMING COVERAGE ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
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