NHL on NBC Announcing & Network Assignments for 04/20/2015

Three Games Three tonight in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. NBCSN will air one game in its entirety as the New York Rangers at Pittsburgh plays at 7 p.m. ET. The old TSN team of Gord Miller and Pierre McGuire reunite on NBCSN. Then at 9:30 p.m., NBCSN picks up Anaheim-Winnipeg in progress. NHL Network will air it from the first puck drop at 9 p.m. ET in a simulcast with Sportsnet.

CNBC will have Game 3 of St. Louis-Minnesota with Dave Strader and Brian Engblom.

Here’s the schedule and what you’ll see tonight:

MONDAY, APRIL 20 (All times ET)

Time Coverage Network Commentators
6 p.m. NHL Live NBCSN Kathryn Tappen, Mike Milbury, Jeremy Roenick
7 p.m. Game 3 – (1) N.Y. Rangers at (4) Pittsburgh NBCSN Gord Miller, Pierre McGuire
8 p.m. Game 3 – (1) St. Louis at (4) Minnesota CNBC Dave Strader, Brian Engblom
NHL Live (Intermission Reports) CNBC Dave Briggs, Jeremy Roenick
9 p.m. Game 3 – (1) Anaheim at (4) Winnipeg NHL Net/NBCSN* Dave Randorf, Garry Galley, Cassie Campbell-Pascall

*Coverage of Ducks-Jets will begin on NHL Network and will be joined in progress on NBCSN following Rangers-Penguins, except in the New York and Pittsburgh markets, where it will air on NBCSN in its entirety.

And here’s the announcing and network assignments for Tuesday through Thursday:

TUESDAY, APRIL 21
7 p.m. Game 3 – (2) Tampa Bay at (3) Detroit NBCSN John Forslund, Andy Brickley
7:30 p.m. Game 4 – (2) Washington at (3) N.Y. Islanders USA Network Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire
9:30 p.m. Game 4 – (2) Nashville at (3) Chicago NBCSN Gord Miller, Joe Micheletti
10 p.m. Game 4 – (2) Vancouver at (3) Calgary USA Network Chris Cuthbert, Bret Hedican
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22
7 p.m. Game 4 – (1) N.Y. Rangers at (4) Pittsburgh NBCSN Mike “Doc” Emrick, Pierre McGuire
7 p.m. Game 4 – (1) Montreal at (4) Ottawa USA Network John Forslund, Andy Brickley
9:30 p.m. Game 4 – (1) St. Louis at (4) Minnesota NBCSN Dave Strader, Brian Engblom
9:30 p.m. Game 4 – (1) Anaheim at (4) Winnipeg USA Network Chris Cuthbert, Bret Hedican
THURSDAY, APRIL 23
7 p.m. Game 4 – (2) Tampa Bay at (3) Detroit NBCSN John Forslund, Andy Brickley
7 p.m. Game 5 – (3) N.Y. Islanders at (2) Washington CNBC Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire
9:30 p.m. Game 5 – (3) Chicago at (2) Nashville NBCSN Gord Miller, Joe Micheletti
10 p.m. Game 5 – (3) Calgary at (2) Vancouver CNBC Jim Hughson, Craig Simpson, Scott Oake

That’s all.

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