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Official Release From NBC Regarding First Weekend Of NHL Playoffs

NBC Sports broadcast coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs begins this weekend with the New York Rangers facing off against their arch-rival the New Jersey Devils on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET live in high definition. Also on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET, the Colorado Avalanche travel to Dallas to play the Stars. On Sunday, the Detroit Red Wings, winner of the NHL's Presidents Trophy for most points, host the Edmonton Oilers at 1 p.m. ET live in high definition. In other regional action, the Nashville Predators host the San Jose Sharks, who feature Joe Thornton, the NHL's leading scorer. Mike Emrick (play-by-play), John Davidson (analyst) and Joe Micheletti (inside-the-glass reporter) will call New York at New Jersey; Dave Strader (play-by-play) Brian Hayward (analyst) Peter McNab (inside-the-glass reporter) call Colorado at Dallas; Mike Emrick (play-by-play), John Davidson (analyst) and Pierre McGuire (inside-the-glass reporter) will call Edmonton at Detroit; and Chris Cuthbert (play-by-play), Peter McNab (analyst) and Cammi Granato (inside-the-glass reporter) call San Jose at Nashville. Stanley Cup winners Bill Clement and Ed Olczyk, along with former NHL All-Star Ray Ferraro lead NBC's studio team. More in the comment section of this post.

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