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2011 Stanley Cup Conference Finals Schedule Scenarios

NEW YORK (May 10, 2011) – The National Hockey League announced the dates, starting times, and broadcast information for the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals, which begin with the Eastern Conference Final on Saturday, May 14, when the Boston Bruins host the Tampa Bay Lightning at 8 p.m. ET. The Western Conference Final will match the Vancouver Canucks against the winner of the Detroit Red Wings-San Jose Sharks Conference Semifinal series, which San Jose leads 3-2. Game 1 of the Western Conference Final will be Sunday, May 15, at 8 p.m. ET.

National rightsholders NBC and VERSUS in the United States and CBC, TSN and RDS in Canada will provide exclusive national television coverage of the Conference Finals. Every playoff game also can be heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

2011 EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL SCHEDULE


Date                         Time (ET)      #3 Boston vs. #5 Tampa Bay         Networks
Game 1: Saturday, May 14, 2011   8 p.m.              Tampa Bay at Boston                           VERSUS, CBC, RDS
Game 2: Tuesday, May 17, 2011   8 p.m.              Tampa Bay at Boston                           VERSUS, TSN, RDS
Game 3: Thursday, May 19, 2011 8 p.m.              Boston at Tampa Bay                           VERSUS, TSN, RDS
Game 4: Saturday, May 21, 2011   1:30 p.m.          Boston at Tampa Bay                           NBC, TSN, RDS
*Game 5: Monday, May 23, 2011 8 p.m.              Tampa Bay at Boston                           VERSUS, CBC, RDS
*Game 6: Wed., May 25, 2011     8 p.m.              Boston at Tampa Bay                           VERSUS, CBC, RDS
*Game 7: Friday, May 27, 2011     8 p.m.              Tampa Bay at Boston                           VERSUS, CBC, RDS



2011 WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL SCHEDULE IF DETROIT ADVANCES

Date                         Time (ET)      #1 Vancouver vs. #3 Detroit         Networks
Game 1: Sunday, May 15, 2011     8 p.m.              Detroit at Vancouver                             CBC, RDS, VERSUS
Game 2: Wed., May 18, 2011       9 p.m.              Detroit at Vancouver                             CBC, RDS, VERSUS
Game 3: Friday, May 20, 2011     8 p.m.              Vancouver at Detroit                             CBC, RDS, VERSUS
Game 4: Sunday, May 22, 2011     3 p.m.              Vancouver at Detroit                             CBC, RDS, NBC
*Game 5: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 9 p.m.              Detroit at Vancouver                             CBC, RDS, VERSUS
*Game 6: Thursday, May 26, 2011           8 p.m.              Vancouver at Detroit                             CBC, RDS, VERSUS
*Game 7: Saturday, May 28, 2011 8 p.m.              Detroit at Vancouver                             CBC, RDS, VERSUS


2011 WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL SCHEDULE IF SAN JOSE ADVANCES

Date                         Time (ET)      #1 Vancouver vs. #2 San Jose               Networks
Game 1: Sunday, May 15, 2011     8 p.m.              San Jose at Vancouver                           CBC, RDS, VERSUS
Game 2: Wed., May 18, 2011       9 p.m.              San Jose at Vancouver                           CBC, RDS, VERSUS
Game 3: Friday, May 20, 2011     9 p.m.              Vancouver at San Jose                           CBC, RDS, VERSUS
Game 4: Sunday, May 22, 2011     3 p.m.              Vancouver at San Jose                           CBC, RDS, NBC
*Game 5: Tuesday, May 24, 2011   9 p.m.              San Jose at Vancouver                           CBC, RDS, VERSUS
*Game 6: Thursday, May 26, 2011   9 p.m.              Vancouver at San Jose                           CBC, RDS, VERSUS
*Game 7: Saturday, May 28, 2011   8 p.m.              San Jose at Vancouver                           CBC, RDS, VERSUS

* If necessary                           ALL TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME

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Comments

Nate A's avatar

Wow, 9PM weekday west coast start times? I like it. League getting a bit smart there allowing the east coast to actually watch these things. Who’da thunk?

Posted by Nate A from Detroit-ish on 05/10/11 at 05:25 PM ET

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