FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 2nd, 2013
CLAUDE GIROUX AND PHILADELPHIA FLYERS VISIT HENRIK ZETTERBERG AND DETROIT RED WINGS ON “WEDNESDAY NIGHT RIVALRY”
Game Coverage Begins with Flyers-Wild Monday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Coverage Continues on NBCSN with Stars-Blackhawks Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET
No. 11 Notre Dame Hosts Massachusetts in College Hockey Doubleheader Beginning Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 2, 2013 – NBCSN’s NHL regular-season coverage continues this week with three matchups, highlighted by a Wednesday Night Rivalry showdown between the Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage begins on NBCSN tonight at 8 p.m. ET, when the Flyers visit the Minnesota Wild, and continues with Stars-Blackhawks on Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET.
Wednesday night’s matchup between the Flyers and Red Wings marks Philadelphia’s second visit to Detroit this season. Henrik Zetterberg scored twice and added an assist, and Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall each added a goal and two assists, as the Red Wings beat the Flyers 5-2 on Oct. 13. The Flyers have recorded at least a point in nine of their last 11 games, while the Red Wings enter Wednesday’s action riding a four-game winning streak.
Emmy Award-winning play-by-play commentator Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, analyst Eddie Olczyk and Emmy Award-winning ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst Pierre McGuire will have the call from Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich.
This week’s NHL coverage on NBCSN begins Monday at 8 p.m. ET when Zach Parise and the Minnesota Wild host the Flyers. Emrick and McGuire will provide live commentary from Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn.
Coverage continues on Tuesday when Tyler Seguin and the Dallas Stars travel to Chicago to face Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Gord Miller (play-by-play) and McGuire will have the call from the United Center in Chicago, Ill.
NHL Live, NBC Sports Group live NHL pre-game and post-game studio show, begins one hour prior to this week’s games on NBCSN. Liam McHugh will host NHL Live with former players and analysts Mike Milbury and Keith Jones prior to Flyers-Red Wings on Wednesday Night Rivalry. Russ Thaler will host NHL Live with Milbury and Jones on Monday and Tuesday.
In addition to its NHL coverage, NBCSN will present a college hockey doubleheader this weekend when No. 11 Notre Dame hosts Massachusetts on Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET, and again on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET. Dave Strader (play-by-play) and Anson Carter (analyst) will provide commentary from the Compton Family Ice Arena in South Bend, Ind.
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream all 2013-14 NHL regular season games televised on NBC and NBCSN, including this week’s Flyers-Wild, Stars-Blackhawks, Flyers-Red Wings matchups, as well as both Notre Dame-Massachusetts games.
|Mon., December 2||NHL Live||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Philadelphia at Minnesota||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|Tue., December 3||NHL Live||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Dallas at Chicago||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|NHL Top 10||NBCSN||11 p.m.|
|NHL Top 10||NBCSN||11:30 p.m.|
|Wed., December 4||NHL Top 10||NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|NHL Live||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Philadelphia at Detroit||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|Fri., December 6||Massachusetts at No. 11 Notre Dame||NBCSN||7:30 p.m.|
|Sat., December 7||NHL Top 10||NBCSN||6 p.m.|
|Massachusetts at No. 11 Notre Dame||NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream NHL coverage 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 NBCSports.com/liveextra. 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;
- NBCSN 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.
In addition to its coverage of the opening week of the NHL’s 2013-14 regular season, NBC Sports Group will present comprehensive pre-game and post-game coverage, the NHL Winter Classic, the NHL Stadium Series, and new shoulder programming.
2013-14 REGULAR-SEASON COVERAGE ON NBC & NBCSN
NBC Sports Group will deliver coverage of 103 NHL regular-season games during the 2013-14 season, featuring 13 games on NBC and 90 games on NBCSN. All games will be streamed live via NBC Sports Live Extra. Click here for more information on NBC Sports Group’s comprehensive NHL coverage this season.
NBC SPORTS REGIONAL NETWORKS
NBC Sports Regional Networks, which serve top NHL markets such as Boston (Bruins), Philadelphia (Flyers), Washington D.C. (Capitals), Chicago (Blackhawks) and the Bay Area (Sharks), will air more than 300 live NHL games and surround the 2013-14 NHL season with in-depth news, analysis and original programming on the teams that matter most.
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S DIGITAL AND SOCIAL NHL COVERAGE
NBC Sports Group will continue to provide hockey fans with up-to-the-minute news, video, and information on the NHL and hockey from around the world via its digital and social properties, including NBCSports.com, Twitter and Facebook. Click here for more information on NBC Sports Group’s Digital and Social NHL coverage.
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