FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
GAME 7 – COLORADO AVALANCHE VS. SAN JOSE SHARKS TONIGHT AT 9 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Pre-Game Coverage Begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN with NHL Live
Winner of Tonight’s Game 7 Will Face St. Louis Blues in Western Conference Final
Boston Bruins Host Carolina Hurricanes in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Final Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 8, 2019 – NBC Sports presents its second consecutive Western Conference win-or-go-home Game 7 on NBCSN tonight at 9 p.m. ET. Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche visit Erik Karlsson and the San Jose Sharks with a trip to the Western Conference Final at stake. Pre-game coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN with NHL Live.
Chris Cuthbert (play-by-play), Joe Micheletti (analyst), and Emmy Award-winner Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will have the call from SAP Center in San Jose.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will provide live streaming coverage of all remaining Stanley Cup Playoff games.
“NHL Playoff Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box provides a quick daily overview of Stanley Cup Playoff coverage, plus information and highlights. The Pass will be published weekdays to preview that evening’s games. Friday editions will include weekend information.
THE PASS – WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 (All times ET)
|8 p.m.||NHL Live||NBCSN||Liam McHugh, Keith Jones, Patrick Sharp|
|9 p.m.||Game 7 – Colorado at San Jose||NBCSN||Chris Cuthbert, Joe Micheletti, Pierre McGuire|
For more information on NBC Sports Group’s overall Stanley Cup Playoff coverage, please click here.
GAME 7 – COLORADO AVALANCHE AT SAN JOSE SHARKS TONIGHT AT 9 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
The Avalanche forced tonight’s Game 7 with a 4-3 overtime victory in Game 6 in Denver on Monday night. J.T. Compher had three points (2g/1a) for Colorado in regulation and captain Gabriel Landeskog scored the game-winner for the Avs in overtime to avoid elimination. Colorado is now one win away from reaching the Western Conference Final for the since time since 2002, while San Jose seeks their second Western Conference Finals appearance in the last four seasons. This marks the second consecutive series that the Sharks will host a Game 7 after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights, 5-4, in a Game 7 overtime thriller in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
NBC SPORTS RADIO STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS BROADCAST SCHEDULE
In conjunction with Westwood One, NBC Sports Radio will broadcast every remaining game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including tonight’s Game 7, the Conference Finals and the Stanley Cup Final. The following is NBC Sports Radio and Westwood One’s Second Round broadcast schedule for Wednesday, May 8:
|Weds., May 8||Game 7 – Colorado at San Jose||8:45 p.m.||Jack Michaels, Jim Fox|
CONFERENCE FINALS COVERAGE BEGINS TOMORROW NIGHT WITH GAME 1 OF BRUINS-HURRICANES AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Coverage of the 2019 Conference Finals begins tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, as Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins host Justin Williams and the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final at TD Garden in Boston. The Bruins defeated the Blue Jackets in six games to advance to their first Eastern Conference Final since 2013. Carolina swept the Islanders in the Second Round to clinch their first trip to the Eastern Conference Final since 2009. Six-time Emmy Award-winner Mike “Doc” Emrick (play-by-play), U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member Eddie Olczyk, and Brian Boucher (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will have the call of Game 1 in Boston.
Pat Maroon and the St. Louis Blues defeated Jamie Benn and the Dallas Stars last night in a 2-1 Game 7 double-overtime thriller in St. Louis, and will face the winner of tonight’s Avalanche-Sharks Game 7 in the Western Conference Final. The complete telecast schedule for the Eastern and Western Conference Finals will be announced following tonight’s Game 7.
COMPREHENSIVE BRUINS AND SHARKS LOCAL COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS BOSTON AND NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA
NBC Sports Boston and NBC Sports California will provide comprehensive local multi-platform coverage for the Boston Bruins’ and San Jose Sharks’ Stanley Cup Playoff games.
NBC Sports Boston will offer live post-game shows and analysis throughout the Bruins-Hurricanes Eastern Conference Final series. Michael Felger, along with former NHL player Tony Amonte and U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey Olympic Gold Medalist Meghan Duggan will headline postgame coverage. NBCSB Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty will weigh in from on-site at the arena throughout the series. NBCSB’s daily programming, including Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, and simulcasts of The Sports Hub’s Zolak & Bertrand & Felger and Mazz shows will also provide in-depth coverage throughout the series. The My Teams app will offer the postgame show streamed live as well as additional extensive Bruins coverage.
NBC Sports California’s comprehensive coverage of Sharks-Avalanche is highlighted by live game-day coverage on Sharks Playoff Live and Sharks Morning Skate. Sharks Playoff Live will provide viewers with analysis and interviews before and after every game. Sharks Morning Skate – a live multiplatform game-day show hosted by Sharks announcers and analysts – will be presented throughout the Sharks-Avalanche series on Facebook Live. The shows will be anchored by 13-time regional Emmy Award-winner Brodie Brazil, 13-year NHL veteran Curtis Brown and former Sharks right winger Devin Setoguchi (home games), with additional analysis provided by the Sharks broadcast team: Randy Hahn, Jamie Baker and Bret Hedican.
NBCSPORTS.COM STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF HUB SERVES AS HOME FOR SCORES, SCHEDULES AND HIGHLIGHTS
The Stanley Cup Playoff Hub on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will be the home for everything fans need to know about the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Stanley Cup Playoff Hub will feature up-to-the-minute scores, updated schedules, and highlights following the conclusion of each game.
In addition, ProHockeyTalk on NBCSports.com will provide previews and recaps throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs. ProHockeyTalk writers Sean Leahy, James O’Brien, Adam Gretz and Scott Billeck will deliver comprehensive coverage for the postseason. Following each night’s games, The Buzzer will recap the action and top moments of the evening around the league. Each morning, The Wraparound will set the table for that night’s slate of games.
STREAMING COVERAGE ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
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