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NHL Network Broadcast Coverage Of The Stanley Cup Final

May 24, 2018 – Following a commanding Game 7 win by the Eastern Conference champion Washington Capitals, NHL Network today announced its 2018 Stanley Cup Final coverage plans, featuring more than 70 hours of live programming from Las Vegas, NV and Washington, DC. NHL Network’s comprehensive on-site coverage begins with Media Day this Sunday, May 27.

Each day throughout the Stanley Cup Final, NHL Network will provide in-depth previews, interviews, highlights and analysis across its programming each day, featuring 2003 Stanley Cup champion Mike Rupp along with fellow analysts E.J. HradekMike JohnsonBrian Lawton, Barry Melrose and Kevin Weekes, and hosts and reporters Jamison CoyleJamie HerschTony Luftman and Jackie Redmond. In addition to its existing distribution, a free preview of NHL Network will be offered to DISH customers nationwide, to Cox customers in Las Vegas and Virginia, to Comcast customers in Washington, DC and Baltimore, and to RCN customers in Washington, DC.


NHL Network’s complete programming schedule for the 2018 Stanley Cup Final is below:


Sunday, May 27:

NHL Tonight: Stanley Cup Final Media Day


Game day schedule – May 28, 30, June 2, 4, 7*, 10*, 13*:

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET: NHL Now

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET: NHL Tonight: Stanley Cup Final Pregame Show

11:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. ET: NHL Tonight: Stanley Cup Final Postgame Show

*if necessary


Non-game day schedule – May 29, 31 June 1, 3, 5*, 6*, 8*, 9*, 11*, 12*:

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET: NHL Now

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET: NHL Tonight: Stanley Cup Final

*if necessary


This Saturday, May 26, NHL Network will air one-hour episodes of NHL Tonight: How They Got There, recapping Washington’s path through the Eastern Conference at 12:00 p.m. ET and Vegas’ inaugural campaign in the Western Conference at 1:00 p.m. ET. On social media, Stanley Cup champions and NHL Network analysts Ken DaneykoDave Reid, Rupp, Hockey Hall of Famer Scott Stevens and Alex Tanguay will share memories of their post-Cup experiences in NHL Network’s Day with the Cup video series across FacebookTwitter and Instagram.


This year also marks the 25th anniversary of arguably the most remarkable season in NHL history, highlighted by thrilling performances from some of the game’s greatest heroes in Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Patrick Roy, and the emergence of rookie sensations Eric Lindros and Teemu Selanne. In the latest installment of the documentary series NHL Network Originals, NHL Network relives the on-ice heroics, behind-the-scenes drama and lasting significance of that year and how it’s become all the more extraordinary in the more than two decades since in Picture Perfect: The 1992-93 Season on Friday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. A video clip from Picture Perfect: The 1992-93 Season is available to view here.


In new interviews with Hockey Hall of Famer and former Los Angeles Kings left wing Luc Robitaille, former Kings head coach Barry Melrose, Hockey Hall of Famer Bob Miller, former Montreal Canadiens center Guy Carbonneau and former Canadiens left wing Kirk MullerPicture Perfect revisits moments and storylines that could have each headlined a single season, from Gretzky’s career-threatening injury that kept him from the first 39 games of the season, to Roy going from being the subject of trade rumors to leading the Canadiens to a Stanley Cup championship. The film also examines the inspiring endurance and dominant comeback of “Super Mario” Lemieux following his diagnosis and treatment for Hodgkin’s Disease, as described by current and former hockey journalists Al Morganti, Tom McMillan, Paul Steigerwald and Gary Thorne.


Picture Perfect: The 1992-93 Season is the fourth installment of the documentary series NHL Network Originals, following The First NHL Winter Classic, Hockey Goes OutsideOrchestrating An Upset: The 1996 World Cup of Hockey and Slap Shot at 40.

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