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Monday, June 22nd, 2020

NBC SPORTS PRESENTS 2020 NHL DRAFT LOTTERY THIS FRIDAY AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

NHL Draft Lottery Hosted by Kathryn Tappen Friday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Featuring Interviews with Commissioner Gary Bettman, Lottery-Winning General Manager and Consensus Top Prospect Alexis Lafreniere

Immediately Followed by Special Edition of NHL Live Reacting to Draft Lottery & Previewing NHL’s Return to Play

Former New York Rangers Goaltender Mike Richter Joins Tonight’s Episode of NHL Hat Trick Trivia Hosted by P.K. Subban at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN

#HockeyAtHome: This is Hockey – Premieres Tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 22, 2020 – NBC Sports will present live coverage of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery this Friday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, hosted by Kathryn Tappen. Immediately following the 30-minute program, a special half-hour edition of NHL Live will be presented at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN with reactions to the Draft Lottery as well as a preview of the NHL’s latest Return to Play plans. The show will be hosted by Liam McHugh alongside analysts Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp.

The Draft Lottery will feature interviews with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, the consensus top prospect Alexis Lafreniere, and the general manager of the organization that wins the Draft Lottery.

NHL Hat Trick Trivia Hosted by P.K. Subban continues tonight at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Hosted by the New Jersey Devils defenseman, the show features fans answering a trio of hockey trivia questions from their homes, along with appearances from NHL players and celebrities, for the chance to win NHL prizes. Former New York Rangers goaltender Mike Richter will join the show, as well as Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt, hockey insider Elliotte Friedman and series regular and NHL referee Wes McCauley.

The final edition of #HockeyAtHome will premiere tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with #HockeyAtHome: This is Hockey, that highlights the inspiring work the hockey community has organized during the pause in the NHL season. The program, co-hosted by Kathryn Tappen, will feature the efforts of Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith, Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler and Minnesota Wild prospect J.T. Brown.

Programming will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

DATE EVENT TIME (ET) NETWORK
Monday, June 22 NHL Hat Trick Trivia Hosted by P.K. Subban (Episode 10) 6 p.m. NBCSN
  NHL Pause: Post to Post 6:30 p.m. NBCSN
Tuesday, June 23 #HockeyAtHome: This is Hockey 6 p.m. NBCSN
  Our Line Starts 6:30 p.m. NBCSN
Friday, June 26 2020 NHL Draft Lottery 8 p.m. NBCSN
  NHL Live Special 8:30 p.m. NBCSN

MONDAY, JUNE 22

NHL HAT TRICK TRIVIA HOSTED BY P.K. SUBBAN AT 6 P.M. ET

Former New York Rangers goaltender Mike Richter will join the tenth episode of NHL Hat Trick Trivia Hosted by P.K. Subban. Hosted by the New Jersey Devils defenseman, the show features fans answering a trio of hockey trivia questions from their homes, along with appearances from NHL players and celebrities, for the chance to win NHL prizes. Additional guests on the episode include Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt, hockey insider Elliotte Friedman, and series regular and NHL referee Wes McCauley.

NHL PAUSE: POST TO POST AT 6:30 P.M. ET

The 30-minute show, hosted by model Camille Kostek, takes a look at some of the most memorable hockey-related social media posts during the NHL season’s pause.

TUESDAY, JUNE 23

#HOCKEYATHOME: THIS IS HOCKEY AT 6 P.M. ET

The final edition of #HockeyAtHome, titled #HockeyAtHome: This is Hockey, highlights the inspiring work the hockey community has organized during the pause in the NHL season. The program, co-hosted by Kathryn Tappen, will feature the efforts of Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith, Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler and Minnesota Wild prospect J.T. Brown.

OUR LINE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. ET

NHL on NBC analyst Anson Carter, NBC Sports Chicago analyst Jamal Mayers and current professional women’s hockey player and Los Angeles Kings scout Blake Bolden will join host Liam McHugh for a conversation on race, diversity and inclusion in hockey on this episode of NBC Sports’ NHL weekly podcast, Our Line Starts.

Our Line Starts is part of NBC Sports’ growing roster of podcasts spanning the NFL, Premier League, NASCAR, and much more.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26

2020 NHL DRAFT LOTTERY AT 8 P.M. ET

The 2020 NHL Draft Lottery, hosted by Kathryn Tappen, will feature NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly revealing the 2020 NHL Draft order. The program will feature interviews with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, the consensus top prospect, Alexis Lafreniere, and the general manager of the organization that wins the Draft Lottery.

NHL LIVE AT 8:30 P.M. ET

A special half-hour edition of NHL Live will be presented at 8:30 p.m. ET with reactions to the Draft Lottery as well as a preview of the NHL’s latest Return to Play plans. The show will be hosted by Liam McHugh alongside analysts Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp.

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