FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
NBCSN PRESENTS COVERAGE OF THE 2015-16 HOCKEY EAST CHAMPIONSHIP MARCH 18-19 FROM BOSTON, MASS.
Hockey East Championship Game to Air Saturday, March 19 at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Coverage of Hockey East Semifinals Begins Friday, March 18 at 5 p.m. ET
Stamford, Conn. – March 2, 2016 – For the fourth consecutive year, NBC Sports Group will present more than eight hours of live coverage of the Hockey East Men’s Championship. Coverage of the 2015-16 Championship Game and Semifinals will be televised on NBCSN and will also be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs.
NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra’s coverage of the Hockey East Men’s Championship begins Friday, March 18 at 5 p.m. ET with Game 1 of the Semifinals, from TD Garden in Boston, Mass. Coverage continues that evening at 8 p.m. ET with Game 2 of the Semifinals. Winners of the two semifinal games will then move on to the 32nd annual Hockey East Championship Game, Saturday, March 18 at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Steve Schlanger will manage play-by-play duties for all Hockey East Championship games on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra, and will be joined by analyst Anson Carter.
NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra combined to deliver 16 Hockey East games during the 2015-16 regular season, with 10 games televised on NBCSN and an additional six games streamed live via NBC Sports Live Extra.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA ONLINE & APP
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 on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
ABOUT THE HOCKEY EAST
The Hockey East Association is a 12-team Division I college men’s hockey conference founded in 1984 and a nine-team Division I women’s league which began play in 2002-03. The men’s league has won nine NCAA championships in the past 22 years, including in 2015 when Providence College captured the title at TD Garden in Boston. Since 1999, Hockey East has won seven NCAA Championships with 15 NCAA Championship Game appearances, while placing 23 teams in the Frozen Four and 55 teams in the NCAA Tournament during that time. Schools include Boston College, Boston University, UConn, Maine, Massachusetts, UMass Lowell, Merrimack, New Hampshire, Northeastern, Notre Dame, Providence, and Vermont. For more info click here.
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