FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING LOOK TO WIN THE STANLEY CUP TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBC AND PEACOCK
Lightning Lead Montreal Canadiens 3-1
NHL Overtime Begins Immediately Following Game 5 Coverage on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 7, 2021 – The Montreal Canadiens fought off elimination in their 3-2 overtime Game 4 victory and forced Game 5 tonight against the Tampa Bay Lightning from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla., at 8 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock. The Lightning, leading the series 3-1, look to win their second consecutive Stanley Cup and third in franchise history with a victory. Kenny Albert will handle play-by-play duties alongside U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member Eddie Olczyk (analyst) and former NHL goalie Brian Boucher (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst).
Liam McHugh will anchor studio coverage alongside studio analysts Keith Jones, Anson Carter and Patrick Sharp. Kathryn Tappen and Pierre McGuire will provide on-site reports from Tampa. NHL Overtime will begin immediately following the conclusion of Game 5 on NBCSN.
Intermission studio coverage during Game 4 featured Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, one of the most acclaimed sportscasters of all time, narrating a piece that reflects on NBC Sports’ contributions to the game of hockey during the past 16 years as the exclusive U.S. media partner of the NHL. Click here to view.
All Stanley Cup Final games are available to stream on Peacock, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Following is NBC Sports’ remaining coverage schedule of the 2021 Stanley Cup Final:
|Wed., July 7||Game 5 – Montreal at Tampa Bay||NBC/Peacock||8 p.m.|
|Fri., July 9||Game 6 – Tampa Bay at Montreal*||NBC/Peacock||8 p.m.|
|Sun., July 11||Game 7 – Montreal at Tampa Bay*||NBC/Peacock||7 p.m.|