Coverage begins with NHL Live pre-game show at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network
NEW YORK – June 11, 2012 – Day 62 – The NBC Sports Group continues its exclusive coverage of the Stanley Cup Final with Game 6 tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. The Los Angeles Kings return home after their first road loss of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. The Kings, who won the first three games, lead the series 3-2, but the Devils have won the past two despite being on the brink of elimination. Coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network with NHL Live and will conclude with a half-hour post-game show on the channel
With a Game 6 victory, the Kings can win their first Stanley Cup. The Devils, however, are trying to become the first team in 70 years — since the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs (vs. Detroit) — to win the Stanley Cup after being down 0-3. They won Game 4 at Los Angeles, 3-1, and Game 5 at home, 2-1.
2012 STANLEY CUP FINAL SCHEDULE
All remaining 2012 Stanley Cup Final games will air exclusively on NBC. Following is the remaining schedule (all times ET and subject to change):
|Monday, June 11|
|8 p.m.||New Jersey Devils @ L.A. Kings (Game 6)||NBC|
|Wednesday, June 13|
|8 p.m.||L.A. Kings @ New Jersey Devils (Game 7)*||NBC|
* If necessary
COMMENTATORS: Emmy-award winner Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick (play-by-play), Eddie Olczyk (analyst) and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-glass’ analyst) will call the action during each game. The studio team will feature host Liam McHugh and analysts Mike Milbury and Keith Jones, the latest highlights, news, analysis and player interviews, live on-location from either the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. or the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The team will cover intermission reports during games, and pre-game and post-game coverage on NBC Sports Network. Additionally, Jeremy Roenick and Darren Pang will conduct on-ice segments and demonstrations as part of the coverage.
GAMES TELEVISED SO FAR
For the first time in the 95-year history of the NHL, every Stanley Cup Playoff game will be televised nationally. The NBC Sports Group is providing unprecedented access to the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs in April, May and June, televising as many as 87 playoff games and possibly more than 262.5 hours of programming. Games will be presented on NBC, the NBC Sports Network, the NHL Network, and NBCUniversal’s business channel CNBC in primetime.
|NBC Sports Network||53*|
* Includes Devils-Panthers Conference Quarterfinal Game 7 that was joined in progress. The game also aired on NHL Network. There have been 85 games this NHL post-season.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–