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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on NBC Sports Group — Day 2

Tonight, four games in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, all Games 1 and three of them in the Western Conference. As with last night when NBC relied on a simulcast, it will do so again for one game. Both CNBC and NBCSN will have doubleheaders. CNBC starts it all with the New York Rangers at […]

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CBC’s 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Opening Montage Done to Metallica

We only have two more months to cherish CBC as the Canadian NHL rightsholder and just that time to appreciate the great work of producer Tim Thompson who creates the musical montages for Hockey Night in Canada. His work before each HNIC game is greatly anticipated and is spread on social media after the montages […]

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NHL on NBC Sports Group Announcing Assignments for 04/17 Through 04/20/2014

Thanks to NBC Sports public relations for forwarding this to me earlier today. Couldn’t post earlier, but doing it now. You have all of the announcing crews for all of the games from Thursday, April 17 through Sunday, April 20. Notice that Pierre McGuire works every day. He starts tonight in Pittsburgh with Doc Emrick, […]

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on NBC Sports Group — Day 1

I’ll do my best to post these daily as they come in. The Stanley Cup Playoffs begin tonight starting one of the best postseasons in sports. CNBC and NBCSN will be involved with three games tonight. It begins with Montreal at Tampa Bay on CNBC at 7 p.m. ET. This will be a CBC simulcast […]

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TSN’s 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 1st Round Schedule

TSN/TSN2 will combine to air four first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff series including the Original Six matchup between Boston and Detroit starting on Friday. Also included in TSN’s coverage will be the blood rivalry between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers, Colorado-Minnesota and Anaheim-Dallas. As this will be the final year of TSN’s […]

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CBC Begins Final NHL Playoff Campaign as Main Canadian Rightsholder

CBC enters its last NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs as the main Canadian rightsholder as Rogers takes over next season. In the meantime, CBC will go into the 2014 with a heavy heart and do the best job it can to go out on top. CBC has rights to four first round series including Tampa Bay-Montreal, […]

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2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 1st Round Schedule

The regular season is over. The playoffs are here and some of the most compelling action you’ll see will begin Wednesday. All eight of the playoff series are listed below with US and Canadian networks. In the first round, the US local regional sports networks have exclusivity except when games are picked up by NBC. […]

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NBC Sports Group Will Be All Over 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

For the third straight year, every NHL Stanley Cup postseason game will be aired nationally across the platforms of the NBC Sports Group. Utilizing NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and NHL Network as well as streaming on the NBC Sports Live Extra app, fans will be able to watch every single playoff game from the first round […]

The Nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

The nominees are out. A few interesting developments for this year’s Emmys. In the play-by-play category, Al Michaels is noticeably absent. Marv Albert, Mike Breen, Joe Buck, Bob Costas (?) and Mike Emrick are nominees. I guess the Academy decided to put Bob in this category in addition to his customary Studio Host nomination. For […]

Rogers Announces Hosts for Hockey Night in Canada

As Sportsnet prepares for its all-comprehensive NHL TV contract next season for 12 seasons, it has named its host for Hockey Night in Canada and he’s a famous name in Canada and known to CNN audiences. George Stroumboulopolos will be host of the Saturday Hockey Night in Canada broadcasts and involved in the Sunday night […]

BREAKING NEWS: Comcast to Buy Time Warner Cable

In a move that Americans are trying to wrap their proverbial heads arounds, news broke Wednesday night that the largest U.S. cable provider, Comcast, has entered into an agreement to purchase the second largest, Time Warner Cable. According to CNBC (owned by Comcast), this megadeal is worth $159 per share or somewhere in the neighborhood […]

NHL Revealed Premieres Tonight on NBCSN; Thursday on CBC

The NHL’s newest reality series, NHL Revealed: A Season Like No Other, will premiere this week on three North American networks and on various platforms including iTunes. The show will look at nine teams as they prepare for various games including the NHL Stadium Series outdoor games, the Heritage Classic, the 2014 Sochi Olympics and […]

NBCSN/NBC to Air Two NHL Stadium Series Games This Weekend from LA and NYC

The NHL Stadium Series, games played in outdoor arenas, begins this weekend as games are played in Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and Yankee Stadium in New York. Both games will be aired nationally through the auspices of the NBC Sports Group. NBCSN will provide coverage of the game from Chavez Ravine on Saturday at […]

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