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2008 Stanley Cup Finals

NEW YORK (May 19, 2008)—The National Hockey League announced today that the 2008 Stanley Cup Final will open on Saturday, May 24, when the Western Conference champion Detroit Red Wings host the Eastern Conference champion Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena.

VERSUS will telecast Games 1 and 2 of the best-of-seven series in the U.S., while NBC will broadcast Games 3 through 7. In Canada, CBC and RDS will provide coverage for the entire series. All start times are 8 p.m., Eastern.

The NHL Network, the League’s 24-hour, all-access pass to the most comprehensive hockey coverage, will feature special programming surrounding the Stanley Cup Final. NHL Network will air a live pre-game edition of NHL On The Fly from the host arena at 6 p.m., ET, as well as live, on-site, post-game coverage featuring press conferences, highlights and analysis.

2008 Stanley Cup Final Schedule (all start times 8 p.m., ET)

Game 1, Saturday, May 24:
Pittsburgh at Detroit (VERSUS, CBC, RDS, NHL Radio)

Game 2, Monday, May 26:
Pittsburgh at Detroit (VERSUS, CBC, RDS, NHL Radio)

Game 3, Wednesday, May 28:
Detroit at Pittsburgh (NBC, CBC, RDS, NHL Radio)

Game 4, Saturday, May 31:
Detroit at Pittsburgh (NBC, CBC, RDS, NHL Radio)

Game 5, Monday, June 2 (if necessary):
Pittsburgh at Detroit (NBC, CBC, RDS, NHL Radio)

Game 6, Wednesday, June 4 (if nececssary):
Detroit at Pittsburgh (NBC, CBC, RDS, NHL Radio)

Game 7, Saturday, June 7 (if necessary):
Pittsburgh at Detroit (NBC, CBC, RDS, NHL Radio)

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