FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS CONTINUE TONIGHT WITH GAME 2
NEW YORK – May 16, 2012 – Day 36 — The NBC Sports Group’s exclusive Conference Finals coverage of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues tonight in New York with the Eastern Conference’s Game 2 between the #6 New Jersey Devils and #1 New York Rangers at 8 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. The Devils will try to rebound after being shut out by the Rangers Monday night 3-0. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET with NHL Live.
The team of Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick (play-by-play) and Eddie Olczyk (analyst) and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-glass’ analyst) will call the action in the Devils-Rangers series.
Continuing through the Stanley Cup Final, all remaining Stanley Cup Playoff games will air exclusively on NBC and NBC Sports Network. Following is the schedule for the remaining Conference Finals games (all times ET and subject to change):
|Wednesday, May 16|
|8 p.m.||#6 NJD @ #1 NYR (Game 2)||NBC Sports Network|
|Thursday, May 17|
|9 p.m.||#3 PHO@ #8 LA (Game 3)||NBC Sports Network|
|Saturday, May 19|
|1 p.m.||#1 NYR @ #6 NJD (Game 3)||NBC|
|Sunday, May 20|
|3 p.m.||#3 PHO @ #8 LA (Game 4)||NBC|
|Monday, May 21|
|8 p.m.||#1 NYR @ #6 NJD (Game 4)||NBC Sports Network|
|Tuesday, May 22|
|9 p.m.||#8 LA @ #3 PHO (Game 5)*||NBC Sports Network|
|Wednesday, May 23|
|8 p.m.||#6 NJD @ #1 NYR (Game 6)*||NBC Sports Network|
|Thursday, May 24|
|9 p.m.||#3 PHO @ #8 LA (Game 6)*||NBC Sports Network|
|Friday, May 25|
|8 p.m.||#1 NYR @ #6 NJD (Game 6)*||NBC Sports Network|
|Saturday, May 26|
|8 p.m.||#8 LA @ #3 PHO (Game 7)*||NBC Sports Network|
|Sunday, May 27|
|8 p.m.||#6 NJD @ #1 NYR (Game 7)*||NBC Sports Network|
With all 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff games airing nationally for the first time, the NBC Sports Group created a channel finder to help fans find NBC and NBC Sports Network in their area by simply entering a zip code.
Click here for the channel finder.
PRE-GAME & POST-GAME COVERAGE
NHL Live, NBC Sports Network’s NHL pre-game show, will air every game night a half hour before the game of the night begins. NHL Post-Game will air a 30-minute program following the conclusion of game coverage every night of the playoffs.
GAMES TELEVISED SO FAR
For the first time in the 95-year history of the NHL, every Stanley Cup Playoff game will be televised nationally. The NBC Sports Group will provide unprecedented access to the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs in April, May and June, televising as many as 105 playoff games and possibly more than 262.5 hours of programming. Games will be presented on NBC, the NBC Sports Network, the NHL Network, and NBCUniversal’s business channel CNBC in primetime.
|NBC Sports Network||
* Includes Devils-Panthers Conference Quarterfinal Game 7 that was joined in progress