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Friday, May 30th, 2014
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S PRESS PASS – WHAT TO WATCH MAY 30-JUNE 1, 2014
(All times ET)
The “Press Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box is a quick overview of upcoming program information and highlights from the Communications team. “The Pass” provides upcoming listings and programming details.
Friday, May 30
8 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Live
9 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Chicago at Los Angeles (Game 6)
Saturday, May 31
Noon on NBC – 2014 French Open: Round 3
3 p.m. on NBC – Collegiate Rugby Championship
3:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Prefontaine Classic
4:30 p.m. on NBC – Prefontaine Classic
4:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Collegiate Rugby Championship
6 p.m. on NBCSN – AMA Motocross
Sunday, June 1
1 p.m. on NBC – 2014 French Open: Round 4
2 p.m. on NBCSN – Collegiate Rugby Championship
4 p.m. on NBC – Collegiate Rugby Championship
7 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Live
8 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Los Angeles at Chicago (Game 7, if necessary)
Monday, June 2
1 a.m. on NBCSN – 2014 Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey
2 a.m. on NBCSN – World Ports Classics
Tonight’s NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs coverage starts at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN followed by the Los Angeles Kings facing the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
A win tonight would send the Kings to the Stanley Cup Final against the New York Rangers, while a Blackhawks victory tonight would force a Game 7 showdown back in Chicago on Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Kenny Albert (play-by-play), Joe Micheletti (analyst), and Brian Engblom (“Inside the Glass” analyst) will have the call from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
Liam McHugh hosts NHL Live along with Mike Milbury and Keith Jones.
NBC Sports Group’s French Open coverage continues this weekend with third-round matches Saturday at Noon ET, and fourth-round coverage Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on NBC.
Host Ted Robinson anchors NBC’s coverage, joined by analysts John McEnroe and Mary Carillo.
Coverage of the annual USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship begins Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC with live preliminary round matches, and continues on NBCSN at 4:30 p.m. ET. NBC Sports Group’s live presentation of the Collegiate Rugby Championship resumes Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and shifts to NBC at 4 p.m. ET with live coverage of the Shield, Bowl, Plate and Championship Finals.
Todd Harris will serve as the play-by-play commentator for all telecasts from PPL Park in Philadelphia, Pa. Harris will be joined in the booth by former USA Sevens captain and USA Rugby World Cup participant Brian Hightower. Marty Snider will report all the action from the sidelines.
THE PREFONTAINE CLASSIC
NBC Sports Group presents coverage of the 2014 Prefontaine Classic Saturday beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and continuing at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
Tom Hammond, Ato Boldon, Craig Masback, Lewis Johnson and Dwight Stones will provide commentary for NBCSN and NBC during the 2014 Prefontaine Classic.
Monday, June 2, beginning at 1 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents coverage of two international cycling races, the 2014 Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey and the World Ports Classic.
Steve Schlanger will provide play-by-play for both races.