FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PRESENT ALL TEAM USA GAMES FROM 2014 IIHF WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP
Live Coverage Begins Friday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m. ET with Team USA vs. Belarus
NBCSN Will Present More Than 40 Hours of IIHF World Championship Coverage, Including All Team USA Games
All NBCSN Coverage To Be Streamed Via NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 23, 2014 – NBC Sports Group will present live coverage of all Team USA games next month from the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Minsk, Belarus, part of more than 40 hours of coverage on NBCSN. NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream all NBCSN content.
Live coverage begins on NBCSN on Friday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m. ET when Team USA faces Belarus in the first of seven preliminary-round matches, which will all air live on NBCSN. Team USA, earned a bronze medal at the 2013 IIHF World Championship, and will also face 2013 runner-up Switzerland, Russia and Finland in the preliminary round.
In addition, NBCSN will present coverage of the quarterfinals, semifinals, and the 2014 IIHF Championship game, which will air live on Sunday, May 25 at 2 p.m. ET.
The 2014 IIHF World Championship marks the 78th installation of the tournament, which began in 1920. The results of the IIHF World Championship, along with Winter Olympics ice hockey results, help determine the IIHF World Ranking for top men’s ice hockey teams in the world.
Following is NBCSN’s telecast schedule for the upcoming 2014 IIHF World Championship in May, dates and times subject to change:
|Fri., May 9||Team USA vs. Belarus||NBCSN||1:30 p.m.|
|Sat., May 10||Team USA vs. Switzerland||NBCSN||1:30 p.m.|
|Team USA vs. Switzerland (Encore)||NBCSN||11:30 p.m.|
|Mon., May 12||Team USA vs. Russia||NBCSN||1:30 p.m.|
|Thu., May 15||Team USA vs. Latvia||NBCSN||9:30 a.m.|
|Fri., May 16||Team USA vs. Kazakhstan||NBCSN||9:30 a.m.|
|Sun., May 18||Team USA vs. Finland||NBCSN||9:30 a.m.|
|Tue., May 20||Team USA vs. Germany||NBCSN||5:30 a.m.|
|Thu., May 22||IIHF Quarterfinals*||NBCSN||9:30 a.m.|
|IIHF Quarterfinals||NBCSN||1 p.m.|
|IIHF Quarterfinals*||NBCSN||11 p.m.|
|Fri., May 23||IIHF Quarterfinals*||NBCSN||1 a.m.|
|Sat., May 24||IIHF Semifinals*||NBCSN||9:30 a.m.|
|Sun., May 25||IIHF Championship Game||NBCSN||2 p.m.|
|IIHF Bronze Medal Game*||NBCSN||4:30 p.m.|
*denotes same-day delay
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets — will stream coverage of the 2014 IIHF World Championship. Games will be live streamed 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 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.
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