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Monday, November 11th, 2019

ALEX OVECHKIN, PATRICK KANE, AND CLAUDE GIROUX FEATURED ON “WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOCKEY” THIS WEEK ON NBCSN

Wednesday Night Hockey Doubleheader – Capitals-Flyers at 7:30 p.m. ET; Blackhawks-Golden Knights at 10 p.m. ET

NHL Veterans Appreciation Night Tonight – Coyotes-Capitals at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN

Evgeni Malkin and Penguins Visit Artemi Panarin and Rangers Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN

Our Line Starts – NBC Sports New Weekly NHL Podcast – Available Now

STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 11, 2019 – Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Kane and Claude Giroux headline the NHL superstars that will be showcased on this week’s Wednesday Night Hockey doubleheader on NBCSN, beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET when the Washington Capitals face the Philadelphia Flyers.

Action will then shift out west when Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks take on Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

The week’s NHL schedule on NBCSN kicks off tonight with NHL Veterans Appreciation Night, when Ovechkin and the Metropolitan Division-leading Capitals host Phil Kessel and the Arizona Coyotes at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

Metro Division rivals clash tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when Artemi Panarin and the New York Rangers host Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Kathryn Tappen will host Wednesday’s coverage on NHL Live alongside analysts Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp and NHL insider Darren Dreger. Tonight’s studio coverage will be hosted by Ahmed Fareed alongside analysts Jones and Anson Carter. Tomorrow night, Paul Burmeister will anchor studio coverage with analysts Jones and Sharp.

Following is this week’s NHL schedule on NBCSN:

Date Coverage Network Time (ET)
Mon., November 11 NHL Live NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
  NHL Veterans Appreciation Night – Arizona at Washington NBCSN 7 p.m.
  NHL Overtime NBCSN 9:45 p.m.*
Tues., November 12 NHL Live NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
  Pittsburgh at New York Rangers NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
  NHL Overtime NBCSN 10:15 p.m.*
Wed., November 13 NHL Live NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
  Wednesday Night Hockey – Washington at Philadelphia NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
  Wednesday Night Hockey – Chicago at Vegas NBCSN 10 p.m.
  NHL Overtime NBCSN 12:30 a.m.*

*Immediately following game coverage

WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOCKEY – CAPITALS-FLYERS AT 7:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

On Saturday, the Metropolitan Division-leading Capitals (13-2-3) defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 and extended their winning streak to six games. Last night, the Flyers defeated the Bruins in a shootout, 3-2, as Sean Couturier recorded two assists in the win.

Play-by-play commentator Kenny Albert, analyst Mike Milbury and ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst Brian Boucher will call Capitals-Flyers from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOCKEY – BLACKHAWKS-GOLDEN KNIGHTS AT 10 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

The Blackhawks (6-7-4) enter the week following a 5-4 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday. Patrick Kane recorded three points for Chicago and goaltender Robin Lehner made 53 saves. The Golden Knights (9-7-3) most recently lost to the Detroit Red Wings, 3-2, on Sunday.

John Forslund (play-by-play), U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member Eddie Olczyk (analyst) and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will have the call from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

NHL VETERANS APPRECIATION NIGHT TONIGHT – COYOTES-CAPITALS AT 7 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

The Coyotes (9-6-2) most recently fell to the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday and will look to end their current three-game losing skid. Navy Federal Credit Union is the official partner for tonight’s Veterans’ Day showdown.

John Walton (play-by-play) and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will have the call from Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.

TOMORROW – PENGUINS-RANGERS AT 7:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

The Rangers (7-6-2) lost 6-5 in a shootout to the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Artemi Panarin extended his point streak to eight games and increased his season point total to 18.

The Penguins (10-6-1) defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in a shootout on Saturday and ended a 10-game winless streak against the Blackhawks. Jake Guentzel notched his eighth goal of the season and also scored in the shootout.

Brendan Burke (play-by-play) and Joe Micheletti (analyst) will call the Penguins-Rangers showdown from Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y.

OUR LINE STARTS – NBC SPORTS’ NEW WEEKLY NHL PODCAST – AVAILABLE NOW

NBC Sports’ new weekly NHL podcast – Our Line Starts – has launched and is available now on all podcast platforms. New episodes of Our Line Starts will be released each Wednesday and will highlight the top stories of each week, including behind-the-scenes content and interviews conducted by NBC Sports’ NHL commentators.

Last week’s episode was hosted by Liam McHugh, Patrick Sharp and Keith Jones, who discussed early season storylines and their favorite goals of all-time. The episode also features Michael Farber’s interview with New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal. Click here to listen to the show.

Our Line Starts joins NBC Sports’ growing roster of podcasts spanning the NFL, Premier League, NASCAR, and much more. Click here for more information.

2019-20 REGULAR SEASON COVERAGE ON NBC & NBCSN

NBC Sports is scheduled to present 109 games during the 2019-20 NHL regular season. All games will be streamed live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app to authenticated users via TV Everywhere. Click here for more info.

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 2019-20 NHL season via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app are powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Samsung Smart TVs, Xbox, and Chromecast.

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