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NBCSN Recognizes International Women’s Day With An All Female Crew For An NHL Game

STAMFORD, Conn. – February 16, 2020 – NBC Sports will utilize an all-female crew to broadcast and produce game coverage of the St. Louis Blues vs. Chicago Blackhawks NHL matchup on March 8 on NBCSN, coinciding with International Women’s Day and marking the first NHL game broadcast and produced solely by women in the U.S.

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Video - Afternoon Line- Jeremy Roenick

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Jeremy Roenick Suspended From NBC Sports

from Stephen Whyno of the AP,

Former NHL forward Jeremy Roenick was suspended indefinitely by NBC Sports on Monday for his inappropriate comments about coworkers.

Roenick made a series of questionable remarks about fellow hockey broadcasters Kathryn Tappen, Patrick Sharp and Anson Carter during a recent appearance on the Spittin’ Chiclets podcast.

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NHL Hockey Returns To NBCSN Wednesday Night

STAMFORD, Conn. – October 1, 2019 – NBC Sports NHL commentators Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick (play-by-play), Eddie Olczyk (analyst), Mike Milbury (analyst), and Patrick Sharp (analyst), as well as executive producer Sam Flood, previewed the upcoming 2019-20 NHL regular season on a media conference call yesterday, Sept. 30.

NBC Sports drops the puck on the 2019-20 NHL season tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when Conn Smythe Trophy winner Ryan O’Reilly and the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues host Alex Ovechkin and the 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals on NBCSN’s NHL Face-Off. Coverage continues at 10:30 p.m. ET, when Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights take on Brent Burns and the San Jose Sharks in Las Vegas.

Pre-game coverage starts with a special 90-minute edition of NHL Live at 6:30 p.m. ET, hosted by Kathryn Tappen alongside Keith Jones, Patrick Sharp and Bob McKenzie.

Following are excerpts from Monday’s media conference call. Click here for the full transcript.

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Watching The NHL On NBCSN And NBC

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 8, 2019 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2018-19 NHL regular season – which included a record 112 games as well as a record number of doubleheaders and games featuring Canadian and Western Conference teams – delivered viewership increases across all platforms, according to Nielsen. Combined viewership across NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 424,000 viewers, up 2% vs. the 2017-18 regular-season (105 games, 417,000).

“This was our most diverse schedule yet, with a record number of doubleheaders featuring Western Conference teams and more Canadian teams in primetime than ever before,” said Sam Flood, Executive Producer & President, Production, NBC Sports and NBCSN. “Our goal was to celebrate the league’s expanding fan base and to showcase its exciting young stars. Frankly, we weren’t sure what the response would be, but we were committed to the league’s long-term benefit. So to have a viewership increase in year one is a huge win. And now we’re on to the greatest tournament in sports…the Stanley Cup Playoffs.”

Following are highlights:

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GIF- Incoming Puck Pierre!

Thar was close.

 

 

added 9:03pm, a little longer version with audio below...

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NBCSN Coverage Of The NHL Awards Show And NHL Draft

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 19, 2018 – The future stars of the NHL will converge on American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, this week, as NBC Sports presents live, exclusive coverage of first round of the 2018 NHL Draft this Friday, beginning with NHL Live at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN. In addition, NBCSN will televise the NHL Awards this Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET from Las Vegas, as the NHL celebrates the top performers of the 2017-18 season from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs – will provide streaming coverage of the 2018 NHL Awards and 2018 NHL Draft.

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Watching Game 3 Of The Stanley Cup Final

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 4, 2018 – Game 3 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final between the expansion Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals on Saturday night set numerous consumption records across NBCSN, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app, including:

  •  the most-watched Stanley Cup Final Game 3 in three years;
  •  Total Audience Delivery (TAD) increases of 18% and 25%, respectively, vs. the 2017 and 2016 Stanley Cup Final Game 3s;
  •  the second-most streamed NHL game ever;
  •  and the highest-rated NHL game on NBCSN for Washington, D.C.

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Watching Game 2 Of The Stanley Cup Final

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 31, 2018 – Game 2 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final last night between the Washington Capitals and the expansion Vegas Golden Knights set numerous consumption records across NBCSN, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app, including:

  •  the most-watched Stanley Cup Final game on NBCSN in three years;
  •  the most-watched primetime program on NBCSN in three years;
  •  NBCSN ranking No. 1 across all of television among Adults 18-49;
  •  Total Audience Delivery (TAD) increases of 16% and 47%, respectively, vs. the 2017 and 2016 Stanley Cup Final Game 2s;
  •  the most-streamed NHL game ever;
  •  and the highest-rated NHL game on NBCSN for both Las Vegas and Washington, D.C.

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Watching USA/Canada Last Night

STAMFORD, Conn. – February 22, 2018 – Team USA’s thrilling shootout victory over Canada in the women’s hockey gold medal game on Wednesday ranks as the most watched late-night program in NBCSN history (since 2003).

The hockey game registered a Total Audience Delivery average of 3.7 million viewers, which included a live NBC simulcast of overtime and the shootout, as well as live streaming by NBC Sports Digital. The NBCSN-only telecast delivered 2.9 million viewers, which is the largest audience ever for the network in the 11 p.m.-2:15 a.m. ET late-night window.

In addition, more than 525,000 uniques watched the live stream of the U.S.-Canada women’s gold medal game to rank as NBC Sports Digital’s fifth-largest hockey audience ever (behind only four  games from the Sochi Olympics, which featured more streaming-friendly morning and afternoon ET game times).

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