Ducks Host Kings in Pivotal Game 5 Tonight at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Rangers Force Game 7 vs. Penguins in Pittsburgh Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Blackhawks Face Wild in Game 6 Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on CNBC with Western Conference Finals Berth At Stake
All Games on NBC, NBCSN and CNBC Will Be Streamed Live Via NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 12, 2014 – With all four second-round series going at least six games, including a dramatic Game 7 matchup on Tuesday night between the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins, NBC Sports Group will present up to 30 hours of Stanley Cup Playoff coverage across NBC, NBCSN and CNBC this week, starting tonight with a doubleheader on NBCSN. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET with NHL Live, hosted by Kathryn Tappen alongside Mike Milbury, Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick.
Tonight’s doubleheader begins at 7:30 p.m. ET, with Game 6 between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens, as the Bruins look to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals with a win in Montreal.
The action continues at 10 p.m. ET with a pivotal Game 5 between the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks, as the Ducks look to build off of the momentum of victories in Games 3 and 4 in Los Angeles to even the series at two games apiece.
“NHL Playoff Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box provides a quick daily overview of NBC Sports Group’s Stanley Cup Playoff coverage, plus information and highlights. The Pass will be published weekdays to preview that evening’s games. On Fridays, a weekend edition will be posted.
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THE PASS – MONDAY, MAY 12 – TUESDAY, MAY 13 (All Times ET)
|MONDAY, MAY 12|
|7 p.m.||NHL Live||NBCSN||Kathryn Tappen, Mike Milbury ,Keith Jones, Jeremy Roenick|
|7:30 p.m.||Game 6 – (1) Boston at (3) Montreal||NBCSN||Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire|
|10 p.m.||Game 5 – (3) Los Angeles at (1) Anaheim||NBCSN||John Forslund, Brian Engblom|
|TUESDAY, MAY 13|
|7 p.m.||Game 7 – (2) N.Y. Rangers at (1) Pittsburgh||NBCSN||Mike “Doc” Emrick, Pierre McGuire|
|NHL Live (Intermission Reports)||NBCSN||Liam McHugh, Keith Jones, Jeremy Roenick|
|9 p.m.||Game 6 – (3) Chicago at (4) Minnesota||CNBC||Dave Strader, Eddie Olczyk|
|NHL Live (Intermission Reports)||CNBC||Dave Briggs, Jeremy Roenick, Anson Carter|
BRUINS-CANADIENS – GAME 6 TONIGHT AT 7:30 P.M. ET
ON NBCSN – BRUINS LEAD 3-2
The Bruins can advance to the Eastern Conference Finals with a win tonight against the Canadiens in Game 6 in Montreal at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Montreal held a 2-1 lead in the series, but Matt Fraser scored 1:19 into overtime of Game 4 to give Boston a 1-0 win, and the Bruins held serve at TD Garden in Game 5 with a 4-2 win on Saturday night to push the Canadiens to the brink of elimination. Kenny Albert (play-by-play) and Emmy Award-winning ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst Pierre McGuire will call the action from Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec.
KINGS-DUCKS – GAME 5 TONIGHT AT 10 P.M. ET
ON NBCSN – SERIES TIED 2-2
The Kings and Ducks face off in a pivotal Game 5 tonight at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN, as both sides look to take control of the series. The road team has won all four games thus far in the series, as the Kings won Games 1 and 2 in Anaheim to take a 2-0 lead back to Los Angeles, only to see the Ducks win Games 3 and 4 at Staples Center to even the series. 20-year-old rookie goaltender John Gibson took center stage for the Ducks on Saturday night, earning a 2-0 shutout victory in his first career Stanley Cup Playoff start. John Forslund (play-by-play) and Brian Engblom (analyst) will have the call tonight from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
RANGERS-PENGUINS – GAME 7, TUESDAY AT 7 P.M. ET
ON NBCSN – SERIES TIED 3-3
The Rangers and Penguins battle for their playoff lives in a winner-take-all finale tomorrow night in a decisive Game 7 in Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The Penguins held a commanding 3-1 series lead heading into Game 5 in Pittsburgh on Friday night, but the Rangers responded with decisive victories in Games 5 and 6. Derick Brassard led New York with two goals and an assist in the Rangers’ 5-1 win in Game 5, and Martin St. Louis led the Blueshirts to a 3-1 win last night, as he scored an emotional first goal of the game on Mother’s Day, just three days after the sudden passing of his mother. New York looks for its second straight Game 7 victory this postseason, following a 2-1 win against the Flyers in Game 7 of their first-round series. Two-time Emmy Award-winner Mike “Doc” Emrick (play-by-play) and McGuire (analyst) will have the call from CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.
BLACKHAWKS-WILD – GAME 6 TUESDAY AT 9 P.M. ET
ON CNBC – BLACKHAWKS LEAD 3-2
Jonathan Toews and the Blackhawks look to close out the Wild and advance to the Western Conference Finals tomorrow night at 9 p.m. ET on CNBC. Toews had the eventual game-winning goal 4:19 into the third period of Game 5 on Sunday night, as Chicago won 2-1 to regain the series lead following Wild victories in Games 3 and 4. The home team has won every game thus far in the series, and neither team has lost at home this postseason. The Wild are 5-0 at Xcel Energy Center, where they’ve outscored their opponents by a margin of 21-5. Dave Strader (play-by-play) and Eddie Olczyk (analyst) will call the action from Minneapolis.
GAMES TELEVISED SO FAR
For the third consecutive year, NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and NHL Network are combining to televise every Stanley Cup Playoff game nationally.
One-goal Games: 31
OT games: 18
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets — will stream all Stanley Cup Playoff games that air on NBC, NBCSN and CNBC, including the comprehensive coverage of the Stanley Cup Final. The vast majority of games will be live streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
Games airing on:
- NBC will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra;
- NBCSN will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs;
- CNBC will live stream exclusively through NBC Sports Live Extra via “TV Everywhere.”
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