FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
NBC SPORTS’HOCKEY WEEK IN AMERICA CONTINUES TODAY AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN WITH TOP PLAYOFF RIVALRIES
Kings-Sharks 2014 First Round Game 7 Begins Coverage at 3 p.m. ET
Penguins-Flyers 2012 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Physical Game 3 at 7 p.m. ET
Rangers-Devils 2012 Eastern Conference Final Game 6 (5 p.m. ET); Blackhawks-Blues 2014 First Round Game 2 (9 p.m. ET)
Hockey Week in America Features 70+ Hours of Stanley Cup Clinchers, Iconic Outdoor Games, Notable Individual Performances, and Crosby vs. Ovechkin Throughout Week
Content to Stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 24, 2020 – Hockey Week in America continues today on NBCSN, reliving the top NHL games and moments from the past 10-plus years, with twelve hours of coverage at 3 p.m. ET of top playoff rivalry matchups.
TODAY – PLAYOFF RIVALRIES
NBCSN will showcase four memorable playoff rivalry games beginning at 3 p.m. ET.
|Los Angeles vs. San Jose (2014 First Round, Game 7)||3 p.m.||NBCSN|
|N.Y. Rangers vs. New Jersey (2012 Eastern Conf. Final, Game 6)||5 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia (2012 Eastern Conf. Quarterfinals, Game 3)||7 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Chicago vs. St. Louis (2014 First Round, Game 2)||9 p.m.||NBCSN|
|N.Y. Rangers vs. New Jersey (2012 Eastern Conf. Final, Game 6)||11 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia (2012 Eastern Conf. Quarterfinals, Game 3)||1 a.m.||NBCSN|
KINGS-SHARKS (2014 FIRST ROUND, GAME 7) AT 3 P.M. ET
In Game 7 of the opening round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Kings defeated the Sharks 5-1 behind a goal and assist by Anze Kopitar and 39 saves by goaltender Jonathan Quick. The series victory marked just the fourth time that a team came back from a 3-0 series deficit to win the series.
The late, great Dave Strader (play-by-play) and Brian Engblom (‘Inside-the-Glass analyst) called the action from SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.
RANGERS-DEVILS (2012 EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL, GAME 6) AT 5 P.M. ET
In Game 6 of the 2012 Eastern Conference Final between the rival Rangers and Devils, Adam Henrique scored the 3-2 overtime winner that sent New Jersey to the Stanley Cup Final.
Seven-time Emmy Award-winner Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member Eddie Olczyk and ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst Pierre McGuire called the matchup from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
PENGUINS-FLYERS (2012 EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS, GAME 3) AT 7 P.M. ET
Game 3 of this series, which saw a combined 12 goals and more than 150 combined penalty minutes, including a fight between Sidney Crosby and Claude Giroux, is regarded as one of the most physical playoff games of all-time that resulted in three suspensions for the Penguins.
Emrick, Olczyk and McGuire had the call from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
BLACKHAWKS-BLUES (2014 FIRST ROUND, GAME 2) AT 9 P.M. ET
In a back-and-forth affair, the Blackhawks held a one-goal lead in the third period, but Vladimir Tarasenko scored in the final seconds of regulation to tie the game. In overtime, Barret Jackman scored the game winner to give the Blues a 2-0 series lead.
Strader, Olczyk and McGuire called the action from Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo.
Below is each day’s highlighted content throughout the week:
- Monday, March 23: Game 7 overtime thrillers
- Tuesday, March 24: Notable playoff rivalry games
- Wednesday, March 25: NHL outdoor games
- Thursday, March 26: Stanley Cup Final clinching games
- Friday, March 27: Notable individual performances
- Saturday, March 28: Sidney Crosby-Alex Ovechkin playoff showdowns
- Sunday, March 29: Game 7 overtime thrillers
Programming will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.