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Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

NBC SPORTS PRESENTS NHL TRIPLEHEADER TODAY ON NBCSN BEGINNING AT 4 P.M. ET

Tripleheader of Live NHL Exhibition Matchups Begins Today at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Capitals vs. Hurricanes

NBC Sports to Present Up to 120 Hours of Qualifiers Coverage, Beginning Saturday, August 1, at 12 p.m. ET on NBCSN

“It’s going to be the best reality TV that you could possibly ask for.” – Eddie Olczyk on NHL’s Return to Play

STAMFORD, Conn. July 29, 2020 – NBC Sports will present a tripleheader of NHL exhibition games live today on NBCSN, beginning at 4 p.m. ET with Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals taking on Sebastian Aho and the Carolina Hurricanes.

Coverage of Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks against Ryan O’Reilly and the St. Louis Blues exhibition matchup immediately follows Capitals-Hurricanes on NBCSN. The tripleheader is capped by Chris Kreider and the N.Y. Rangers facing Mathew Barzal and the N.Y. Islanders at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

Today’s NHL exhibition schedule on NBCSN is below:

Date Coverage Network Time (ET) Commentators
Wed., July 29 Carolina vs. Washington NBCSN 4 p.m. John Forslund,
Brian Boucher
  Chicago vs. St. Louis NBCSN 6:30 p.m. Pat Foley,
Eddie Olczyk
  N.Y. Rangers vs. N.Y. Islanders NBCSN 8 p.m. Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, Keith Jones, Brian Boucher

 

NBC Sports will present up to 120 hours of coverage from the NHL’s 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers on NBC, NBCSN and USA Network beginning August 1, highlighted by at least 10 hours of wall-to-wall NHL action each day from August 1-5, comprised of Qualifying Round and Round Robin matchups.

The 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers begin August 1 at Noon ET on NBCSN, when Artemi Panarin and the New York Rangers face Teuvo Teravainen and the Carolina Hurricanes. In total, more than 25 NHL games will be shown on NBCSN in a seven-day span.

On Monday afternoon, NHL on NBC commentators Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Brian Boucher and Patrick Sharp as well as executive producer Sam Flood, previewed the upcoming 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers on a media conference call. Click here for a full transcript.

Earlier this week, NBC Sports announced commentary and production details ahead of the NHL’s 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers. Click here for full details.

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