Second Round of Stanley Cup Playoffs Begin with Pair of Matchups on NBC – Islanders – Bruins Tonight at 8 p.m. ET and Golden Knights – Avalanche Sunday at 8 p.m. ET
Maple Leafs – Canadiens First Round Game 6 Tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 29, 2021 – The Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin with a pair of matchups on NBC this weekend, beginning with the Boston Bruins hosting the New York Islanders in Game 1 tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Tomorrow evening, the Colorado Avalanche will face the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 1 at 8 p.m. ET.
NBCSN will present Game 6 of the First Round between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Canadiens fought off elimination in Game 5 on Thursday in a 4-3 overtime victory.
Overall, Stanley Cup Playoff coverage will be presented on NBC, NBCSN and NHL Network, as well as First and Second Round coverage on NBCUniversal’s USA Network and CNBC. NBC Sports’ coverage of Stanley Cup Playoff First Round games on NBCUniversal cable networks (NBCSN, USA Network and CNBC), as well as NHL Network, will air side-by-side with regional sports networks and will be available for streaming on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app in local markets alongside regional sports network game telecasts. All games on NBC are exclusive. This marks the 16th consecutive season in which the Stanley Cup Playoffs is presented across the networks of NBCUniversal.
Below is this weekend’s 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule on NBC and NBCSN:
|Sat., May 29||Game 6 – (1) Toronto vs. (4) Montreal||NBCSN||7:30 p.m.||Alex Faust, Dominic Moore|
|Game 1 – (4) N.Y. Islanders vs. (3) Boston||NBC||8 p.m.||John Forslund, Joe Micheletti, Pierre McGuire|
|Sun., May 30||Game 1 – (3) Tampa Bay vs. (1) Carolina||NBCSN||5 p.m.||Brendan Burke, AJ Mleczko|
|Game 1 – (2) Vegas vs. (1) Colorado||NBC||8 p.m.||Kenny Albert, Eddie Olczyk, Brian Boucher|