FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 3rd, 2020
PATRICK KANE AND CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS HOST DAVID PASTRNAK AND BOSTON BRUINS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOCKEY ON NBCSN
Wednesday Night Hockey – Blackhawks-Bruins at 8 p.m. ET; Pre-Game Coverage Begins with NHL Live at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Sunday Doubleheader – Bruins-Red Wings NHL Game of the Week at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC; Avalanche-Wild at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Flyers Visit Red Wings Tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Wild Host Blackhawks Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Thursday Night Doubleheader on NBCSN – Red Wings-Sabres at 7 p.m. ET, Followed by Sharks-Oilers at 9:30 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb 3., 2020 – NBC Sports presents seven NHL games over the next seven days on NBC and NBCSN, highlighted by a Stanley Cup Final rematch on Wednesday Night Hockey, when Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks host David Pastrnak and the Boston Bruins Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Sunday’s coverage features a doubleheader starting at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC with the NHL Game of the Week, when Dylan Larkin and the Detroit Red Wings host the Bruins. The action on Sunday night shifts to NBCSN at 7:30 p.m. ET, when Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche visit Eric Staal and the Minnesota Wild. This week’s NHL coverage on NBCSN kicks off tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET when the Red Wings host Sean Couturier and the Philadelphia Flyers, followed by Blackhawks-Wild on Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET.
Thursday night’s NHL doubleheader on NBCSN starts at 7 p.m. ET when the Red Wings visit Jack Eichel and the Buffalo Sabres, and heads north of the border at 9:30 p.m. ET, as Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers host Erik Karlsson and the San Jose Sharks.
Following is this week’s NHL schedule on NBCSN:
|Mon., February 3||NHL Live||NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Philadelphia at Detroit||NBCSN||7:30 p.m.|
|NHL Overtime*||NBCSN||10:15 p.m.|
|Tues., February 4||NHL Live||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Chicago at Minnesota||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|NHL Overtime*||NBCSN||10:45 p.m.|
|Wed., February 5||NHL Live||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Wednesday Night Hockey – Boston at Chicago||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|NHL Overtime*||NBCSN||10:45 p.m.|
|Thurs., February 6||NHL Live||NBCSN||6 p.m.|
|Detroit at Buffalo||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|San Jose at Edmonton||NBCSN||9:30 p.m.|
|NHL Overtime*||NBCSN||12 a.m.|
|Sun., February 9||NHL Game of the Week – Boston at Detroit||NBC||12:30 p.m.|
|NHL Live||NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Colorado at Minnesota||NBCSN||7:30 p.m.|
*Immediately following game coverage
WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOCKEY – BRUINS-BLACKHAWKS AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
The Blackhawks (25-21-6, 56 pts) are currently three points out of the second Wild Card spot in the Western Conference. Patrick Kane leads the team in goals (25) and points (65) for the season. Boston (31-10-12, 74 pts) currently leads the Atlantic Division and boasts a 7-2-1 record in its last 10 games. David Pastrnak leads the NHL in goals (38) and is third in the NHL in points (75). The Bruins will host Pacific Division-leading Vancouver on Tuesday.
Seven-time Emmy Award-winner Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member Eddie Olczyk and ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst Brian Boucher will call Blackhawks-Bruins game from United Center in Chicago, Ill. Liam McHugh anchors studio coverage with Mike Milbury, Keith Jones and NHL insider Bob McKenzie.
NHL GAME OF THE WEEK – BRUINS-RED WINGS – SUNDAY AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC
The Red Wings (12-37-4, 28 pts) and Bruins will face off for the second time this season on Sunday on NBC. Dylan Larkin leads the club in both assists (24) and points (37) and has notched six points (2g/4a) in the past five games.
Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick (play-by-play) and Brian Boucher (‘Inside-the-Glass’) will call the matchup from Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich. Kathryn Tappen hosts studio coverage with Mike Milbury and Keith Jones.
AVALANCHE-WILD – SUNDAY AT 7:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Colorado (28-16-6, 62 pts) enters the week in second place in the Central Division. Nathan MacKinnon ranks fourth in the NHL in points (72). The Wild (23-22-6, 52 pts) enter the week seven points outside of the second Wild Card spot in the West. Minnesota rallied past Colorado for a 6-4 win in Denver on Dec. 27.
Chris Cuthbert (play-by-play) and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will have the call from Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul., Minn. Liam McHugh hosts studio coverage with Milbury and Jones.
TONIGHT – FLYERS-RED WINGS AT 7:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Philadelphia (28-17-7, 63 pts) enters tonight’s matchup tied with Carolina for the second Wild Card spot in the East following a 6-3 win against the Avalanche. Seven Flyers have registered at least 10 goals this season, including Kevin Hayes, who posted two goals and an assist against Colorado.
John Forslund (play-by-play) and AJ Mleczko (analyst) will call the action from Detroit. Paul Burmeister will anchor studio coverage alongside Patrick Sharp and Mike Johnson.
TUESDAY – WILD-BLACKHAWKS AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Tuesday marks the second of four matchups between the Wild and Blackhawks this season. Chicago took the first meeting by a score of 5-3 on Dec. 15, as Patrick Kane netted a hat trick for the Blackhawks and Eric Staal recorded his 1000th NHL point in the loss.
Chris Cuthbert (play-by-play) and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’) will have the call from St. Paul. McHugh hosts studio coverage with Sharp and Jones.
THURSDAY – RED WINGS-SABRES AT 8 P.M.
Buffalo (23-22-7, 53 pts) heads into the week following a 2-1 overtime win against Columbus on Saturday and will face the Avalanche on Tuesday before Thursday night’s matchup against Detroit. Jack Eichel sits in fourth place in the NHL in goals (31) and netted the game-winner in OT to lift the Sabres over the Blue Jackets on Saturday.
Kenny Albert (play-by-play) and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass) will call the action from KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y. Tappen hosts studio coverage on Thursday with Anson Carter and Colby Armstrong.
THURSDAY – SHARKS-OILERS AT 9:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Edmonton (28-18-6, 62 pts) enters the week in second place in the Pacific Division following a blowout 8-3 win over the rival Calgary Flames in the Battle of Alberta on Saturday. Oilers teammates Leon Draisaitl (83) and Connor McDavid (79) are first and second in the NHL in points, respectively. McDavid scored twice and Draisaitl added four assists in Saturday’s win. The Sharks (22-27-4, 48 pts) head into the week following a 3-0 loss against Tampa Bay on Saturday and face Calgary on Tuesday before Thursday night’s matchup.
Randy Hahn (play-by-play) and Jamie Baker (analyst) will call the action from Rogers Place in Edmonton.
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