Last night, NHL Network aired CBC’s feed of Boston-Montreal as Versus was unable to pick the game up. Very good move. In a repeat, NHL Network will take Root Sports feed of tonight’s Game 7 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Pittsburgh Penguins. It will start at 8 p.m.
NHL NETWORK U.S. TO BROADCAST TAMPA BAY AT PITTSBURGH EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS GAME 7 TONIGHT
Deciding Game Will Send Lightning or Penguins to Conference Semis
NEW YORK (April 27, 2011) – NHL Network U.S. will telecast the decisive Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Pittsburgh Penguins at 8:00 p.m. ET tonight from the CONSOL Energy Center.*
The Lightning are attempting to complete a comeback from a 3-1 series deficit and advance to the Conference Semifinals for the first time since winning the Stanley Cup in 2004. The Penguins, Finalists in 2008 and Cup-winners in 2009, seek their fourth straight berth in the Eastern Conference Semis.
For both U.S. and Canadian audiences, live programming on the NHL Network each weekday begins with the new NHL® Live™, now at 4 p.m. ET, followed by NHL On The Fly Pre-Game at 6 p.m. ET and NHL On the Fly immediately following. With more content that fans crave, this schedule of daily live programming will feature the use of current and former NHL players as guest analysts and provide on-site coverage from arena via webcams, team cameras and content from local television rightsholders.
*Local blackout restrictions apply. Locally in Pittsburgh, viewers will be able to see the game on ROOT Sports. Locally in Tampa, viewers will be able to see the game on SUN Sports. The game is available in Canada on TSN. The game also will be joined in progress in the United States by VERSUS at the conclusion of its broadcast of Game 7 of the Montreal-Boston series. All broadcasts are available in HD.
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