STAMFORD, Conn. – April 30, 2019 – NBC Sports continues its exclusive coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight on NBCSN with a doubleheader beginning at 7 p.m. ET, as Brad Marchand and the Bruins face Matt Duchene and the Blue Jackets in a pivotal Game 3 of their Second Round series. Six-time Emmy Award-winner Mike “Doc” Emrick (play-by-play), Mike Milbury (analyst), and Brian Boucher (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will have the call from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Coverage shifts west at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN, as Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche take on Erik Karlsson and the San Jose Sharks in Game 3. Chris Cuthbert (play-by-play), Joe Micheletti (analyst), and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will have the call from Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.
Pre-game coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with NHL Live.
NBC Sports.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 all remaining Stanley Cup Playoff games.
THE PASS – TUESDAY, APRIL 30 (All times ET)
Time Coverage Network Commentators
6 p.m. NHL Live NBCSN Kathryn Tappen, Jeremy Roenick, Keith Jones
7 p.m. Game 3 – Boston at Columbus NBCSN Mike “Doc” Emrick, Mike Milbury, Brian Boucher
10 p.m. Game 3 – San Jose at Colorado NBCSN Chris Cuthbert, Joe Micheletti, Pierre McGuire
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BOSTON BRUINS AT COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – GAME 3 AT 7 P.M. ET TONIGHT ON NBCSN – SERIES TIED 1-1
Columbus evened the series with a 3-2 double-overtime victory in Game 2 in Boston on Saturday night. Artemi Panarin scored twice in regulation for the Blue Jackets, and Matt Duchene netted the game-winner in the second overtime. After sweeping the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning in the First Round, the Blue Jackets will play a home playoff game in the Second Round for the first time in their history. The first two games of the series have each needed overtime, and both have been decided by 3-2 scores.
SAN JOSE SHARKS AT COLORADO AVALANCHE – GAME 3 TONIGHT AT 10 P.M. ET ON NBCSN – SERIES TIED 1-1
Colorado responded to their Game 1 loss with a 4-3 win over San Jose in Game 2 on Sunday to tie the series. Tyson Barrie had a goal and two assists, while Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon each had a goal and an assist in the victory. Goalie Philipp Grubauer made 31 saves for Colorado. The series shifts to Denver for Games 3 and 4 where the Avs have won eight straight games dating back to the regular season, including both First Round home games against Calgary.
KENDALL COYNE SCHOFIELD TO SERVE AS ANALYST FOR GAMES 4 AND 5 OF BLUES-STARS SERIES
2018 Olympic gold medalist Kendall Coyne Schofield will serve as an analyst for Games 4 and 5 of the St. Louis Blues-Dallas Stars Second Round series, which will air on NBCSN this Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 p.m. ET. Coyne Schofield made her debut as an analyst with NBC Sports during the 2018-19 regular season and has served as a studio analyst for NHL Network.
Coyne Schofield was a member of the NWHL’s Minnesota Whitecaps this past season and represented the club at the NWHL All-Star Game. The Whitecaps defeated the Buffalo Beauts by a score of 2-1 in overtime in the Isobel Cup Final this season to capture the league title. Most recently, Coyne Schofield skated for Team USA at the 2019 IIHF Women’s World Championship, where the U.S. defeated Finland in the gold-medal game to capture its fifth straight title.
NBC SPORTS RADIO ANNOUNCES SECOND ROUND BROADCAST SCHEDULE
In conjunction with Westwood One, NBC Sports Radio will broadcast game coverage of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, including every game of the Conference Finals and the Stanley Cup Final. Following is NBC Sports Radio and Westwood One’s Second Round broadcast schedule:
Date Coverage Time (ET) Commentators
Wed., May 1 Game 4 – St. Louis at Dallas 9:15 p.m. Ralph Strangis, Darren Pang
Thurs., May 2 Game 4 – San Jose at Colorado 9:45 p.m. Dave Goucher, Jim Fox
Sat., May 4 Game 5 – Columbus at Boston 7 p.m. John Wiedeman, Billy Jaffe
SECOND ROUND TELECAST SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED THROUGH SATURDAY, MAY 4
Following is NBC Sports Group’s Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round schedule through Saturday, May 4:
Date Coverage Network Time (ET)
Tues., April 30 Game 3 – Boston at Columbus NBCSN 7 p.m.
Tues., April 30 Game 3 – San Jose at Colorado NBCSN 10 p.m.
Wed., May 1 Game 3 – N.Y. Islanders at Carolina NBCSN 7 p.m.
Wed., May 1 Game 4 – St. Louis at Dallas NBCSN 9:30 p.m.
Thurs., May 2 Game 4 – Boston at Columbus NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Thurs., May 2 Game 4 – San Jose at Colorado NBCSN 10 p.m.
Fri., May 3 Game 4 – N.Y. Islanders at Carolina NBCSN 7 p.m.
Fri., May 3 Game 5 – Dallas at St. Louis NBCSN 9:30 p.m.
Sat., May 4 Game 5 – Columbus at Boston* NBC 7:15 p.m.
Sat., May 4 Game 5 – Colorado at San Jose NBCSN 10 p.m.
*immediately following coverage of the 145th Kentucky Derby
COMPREHENSIVE BRUINS AND SHARKS LOCAL COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS BOSTON AND NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA
NBC Sports Boston and NBC Sports California will provide comprehensive local multi-platform coverage for the Boston Bruins’ and San Jose Sharks’ Second Round Stanley Cup Playoff series.
NBC Sports Boston will offer live post-game shows and analysis throughout the Bruins-Blue Jackets Second Round series. Michael Felger, along with former NHL player Tony Amonte and U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey Olympic Gold Medalist Meghan Duggan will headline postgame coverage. NBCSB Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty will weigh in from on-site at the arena throughout the series. NBCSB’s daily programming, including Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, and simulcasts of The Sports Hub’s Zolak & Bertrand & Felger and Mazz Shows will also provide in-depth coverage throughout the series. The My Teams app will offer the postgame show streamed live as well as additional extensive Bruins coverage.
NBC Sports California’s comprehensive coverage of Sharks-Avalanche is highlighted by live game-day coverage on Sharks Playoff Live and Sharks Morning Skate. Sharks Playoff Live will provide viewers with analysis and interviews before and after every game. Sharks Morning Skate – a live multiplatform game-day show hosted by Sharks announcers and analysts – will be presented throughout the Sharks-Avalanche series on Facebook Live. The shows will be anchored by 13-time regional Emmy Award-winner Brodie Brazil, 13-year NHL veteran Curtis Brown and former Sharks right wing Devin Setoguchi (home games), with additional analysis provided by the Sharks broadcast team: Randy Hahn, Jamie Baker and Bret Hedican.
NBCSPORTS.COM STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF HUB SERVES AS HOME FOR SCORES, SCHEDULES AND HIGHLIGHTS
The Stanley Cup Playoff 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 Playoff 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.
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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