STAMFORD, Conn. – April 24, 2019 – Coming off last night’s thrilling Game 7 doubleheader, NBC Sports presents another Game 7 tonight on NBCSN at 7:30 p.m. ET, when Alex Ovechkin and the (1) Washington Capitals host Justin Williams and the (WC1) Carolina Hurricanes in the conclusion of the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Kenny Albert (play-by-play), U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member Eddie Olczyk (analyst), and Emmy Award-winner Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will have the call of tonight’s Game 7 from Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
Tonight’s pre-game coverage on NBCSN begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with NHL Live, hosted by Kathryn Tappen alongside analysts Jeremy Roenick and Keith Jones.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and Connected TVs – will live stream all games airing on NBC, NBCSN, USA Network, and CNBC via “TV Everywhere” throughout the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
THE PASS – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 (All times ET)
|6:30 p.m.||NHL Live||NBCSN||Kathryn Tappen, Jeremy Roenick, Keith Jones|
|7:30 p.m.||Game 7 – (WC1) Carolina at (1) Washington||NBCSN||Kenny Albert, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire|
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GAME 7 – (WC1) CAROLINA HURRICANES AT (1) WASHINGTON CAPITALS TONIGHT AT 7:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
The Hurricanes forced tonight’s decisive Game 7 with a 5-2 victory against the Capitals in Game 6 on Monday night in Raleigh. Hurricanes veterans Jordan Staal and Dougie Hamilton each had a goal and an assist in the effort, while goalie Petr Mrazek made 23 saves in the Game 6 victory.
Hurricanes captain Justin Williams is known as “Mr. Game 7,” boasting a 7-1 record in Game 7s with an NHL record 14 points in those eight games, including a record-tying seven goals. The home team has won each of the first six games in the series, which shifts to Washington tonight, where the Caps have won six straight home playoff games dating back to last year.
SECOND ROUND STARTS TOMORROW WITH DOUBLEHEADER ON NBCSN – BLUE JACKETS VS. BRUINS AT 7 P.M. ET, FOLLOWED BY STARS AT BLUES AT 9:30 P.M. ET
NBC Sports begins its exclusive coverage of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs tomorrow with a Game 1 doubleheader on NBCSN. Coverage starts at 7 p.m. ET between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Boston Bruins, followed by the Dallas Stars-St. Louis Blues series at 9:30 p.m. ET. Thursday’s doubleheader pre-game coverage begins on NBCSN at 6 p.m. ET with NHL Live.
NBCSPORTS.COM STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS HUB SERVES AS HOME FOR SCORES, SCHEDULES AND HIGHLIGHTS
The Stanley Cup Playoffs Hub on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will be the home for everything fans need to know about the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Stanley Cup Playoffs Hub will feature up-to-the-minute scores, updated schedules, and highlights following the conclusion of each game.
In addition, ProHockeyTalk on NBCSports.com will provide previews and recaps throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs. ProHockeyTalk writers Sean Leahy, James O’Brien, Adam Gretz and Scott Billeck will deliver comprehensive coverage for the postseason. Following each night’s games, The Buzzer will recap the action and top moments of the evening around the league. Each morning, The Wraparound will set the table for that night’s slate of games.
COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL COVERAGE
Comprehensive coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be provided daily via NBC Sports Regional Networks, available in more than 35 million U.S. households, as well as the MyTeams by NBC Sports app. NBC Sports Regional Networks serve the hometown fans of the San Jose Sharks, Boston Bruins and the Washington Capitals. Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty, Caps Insiders Brian McNally and J.J. Regan, and Sharks Reporters Chelena Goldman and Marcus White will provide insight and analysis during First Round game coverage, pre- and post-game shows, online and on the myTeams app.
For teams that advance past the First Round, NBC Sports Regional Networks will deliver extensive pre- and post-game coverage as well as breaking news and analysis throughout each team’s playoff run.
STREAMING COVERAGE ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
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