Kukla's Korner

Kukla's Korner Hockey

Category: Hockey-Broadcasting

NBC Sports Group Ratings Talk For Round 1 Of The Stanley Cup Playoffs

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 25, 2019 – On the strength of 10 overtime games, three Game 7s and two improbable sweeps, NBC Sports’ presentation of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs across the networks of NBCUniversal delivered the most-watched First Round in seven years, according to Nielsen and digital data from Adobe Analytics. First Round coverage across NBC Sports’ cable platforms produced the most-watched First Round on cable in 25 years and ranks as the second-best First Round on cable on record (since 1994). The First Round milestones were punctuated by three Game 7s, including last night’s Hurricanes-Capitals series finale on NBCSN, which is now the most-watched First Round cable game on record.

Continue Reading »

Filed in: NHL Teams, NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: nbc+sports+group

Watching The Stanley Cup Playoffs In The US

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 24, 2019 – Last night’s two Stanley Cup Playoff Game 7s delivered NBCSN with the network’s most-watched First Round doubleheader on record (since 2006) as well as several other viewership milestones, according to data from Nielsen, and digital data from Adobe Analytics. Toronto-Boston and San Jose-Vegas combined for a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 1.243 million viewers, up 17% vs. the previous record set for two Game 7s in 2011 (Buf-Phi and Chi-Van, 1.060 million).

In last night’s second game, San Jose defeated Vegas, 5-4, in an overtime thriller. The game (9:57 p.m. – 1:31 a.m. ET) averaged a TAD of 1.138 million viewers, making it the most-watched First Round late game on cable in 16 years (2003, Col-Min, Game 7, 1.243 million, ESPN) and up 77% vs. the previous late Game 7 on cable in 2016 (Nas-Ana, 644,000, NBCSN).

Continue Reading »

Filed in: NHL Teams, NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: nbc+sports+group

Video- There Is Nothing More Exciting Than A Goal In Overtime In A Game 7

Both Randy Hahn and Gord Miller thrill us as fans with their call of Barclay Goodrow's OT winner last night.

 

Filed in: NHL Teams, San Jose Sharks, NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: barclay+goodrow, gord+miller, randy+hahn

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Topics discussed: Well-dressed men, Frederik Andersen is the best goalie in the world right now, the 1st period Boston/Toronto, slew-foots sneaking into the game and the Winnipeg Jets game last night.

Plus Jamie Benn waiting in the weeds, alley oop pass by Filip Forsberg, the Columbus Blue Jackets and Vegas Golden Knights (expansion draft) and the New York Islanders.

via Sportsnet,

 

 

added 8:34pm, YouTube version below.

Continue Reading »

Filed in: NHL Teams, NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, CBC HNIC, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

via Sportsnet's YouTube channel,

Join Don Cherry and Ron MacLean as they discuss all the top stories from around the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, including Alex Ovechkin’s fight with Andrei Svechnikov and the on going saga between the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs.

 

Filed in: NHL Teams, NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, CBC HNIC, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Topics discussed by Ron MacLean and Don Cherry include- The Boston/Toronto series, the on-ice whining has to stop, the play of Austin Watson, the issues with the Winnipeg Jets and the Blues are playing well.

Also the Flames love playing in front of Mike Smith, the play of the New York Islanders and Logan Couture should not have been called for goaltender interference.  Plus Don Cherry on the Ferlund hit and also discussed John Tortorella's motivation.

via Sportsnet,

 

 

added 9:41pm, YouTube version is below.

Continue Reading »

Filed in: NHL Teams, NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, CBC HNIC, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: don+cherry, ron+maclean

NBC Sports Group Coverage Of Game 1 Of The Stanley Cup Playoffs

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 8, 2019 – NBC Sports Group’s comprehensive coverage of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs begins with five First Round games on Wednesday night, the first night of two months of Stanley Cup Playoff hockey – and “There’s Nothing Like Playoff Hockey.”

Wednesday night’s coverage features a pair of doubleheaders on NBCSN and USA Network. NBCSN’s Game 1 doubleheader begins at 7:30 p.m. ET featuring the (3) Pittsburgh Penguins and (2) New York Islanders, followed by the (3) Vegas Golden Knights vs. the (2) San Jose Sharks at 10:30 p.m. ET.

Continue Reading »

Filed in: NHL Teams, NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: nbc+sports+group

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

The topics discussed tonight include: Bob Cole and Don Cherry stories, Toronto/Boston series, bad line changes by Toronto, Warren Foegele's play for the Canes and the play of Kevin Hayes for the Jets.

Plus Mark Giordano should be a lock for the Norris Trophy and a few more topics.

via Sportsnet's YouTube page,

 

Filed in: NHL Teams, NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, CBC HNIC, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: don+cherry, ron+maclean

Video- The Best Of Bob Cole

via Sportsnet,

His voice has been the soundtrack of hockey in this country for the past 50 years. Whenever it came time to capture the biggest moments in the sport, nobody did it better than Bob Cole.

 

Filed in: NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, CBC HNIC, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: bob+cole

Video- Thank You Bob Cole

Filed in: NHL Media, Hockey Broadcasting, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: bob+cole

« Previous        < 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›      Next »

About Kukla's Korner Hockey

Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.

Email Paul anytime at pk@kuklaskorner.com

Feed

Most Recent Blog Posts