STAMFORD, Conn. – May 31, 2019 – St. Louis plays host to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1970 tomorrow night, as Vladimir Tarasenko and the Blues take on Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins in Game 3 on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN from Enterprise Center. The series stands even at one game apiece, following the Blues’ 3-2 overtime win in Game 2 on Wednesday in Boston, punctuated by Carl Gunnarsson’s game-winner to get the Blues their first win in a Stanley Cup Final.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for all desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will provide streaming coverage of all 2019 Stanley Cup Final games.
Seven-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play commentator Mike “Doc” Emrick, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member and analyst Eddie Olczyk, and Emmy Award-winning ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analystPierre McGuire will have the call from Enterprise Center – the trio’s 13th consecutive year calling the Stanley Cup Final, one of the longest streaks by any broadcast team calling a major U.S. team sport championship.
Saturday’s pre-game coverage on NBCSN will begin at 6 p.m. ET with a two-hour edition of NHL Liveamongst the fans outside of Enterprise Center. Liam McHugh will anchor pre-game, intermission and post-game Game 3 coverage on-site, alongside analysts and former players Mike Milbury and Keith Jones. Kathryn Tappen will host pre-game and post-game coverage from outside sets in St. Louis, capturing the scene amongst the fans alongside analysts and former players Jeremy Roenick, Brian Boucher, Anson Carter and Patrick Sharp.
STANLEY CUP FINAL GAME 3 – BRUINS-BLUES – TOMORROW NIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
The St. Louis Blues evened the series at one game apiece with a 3-2 overtime victory in Game 2 against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Wednesday night. Carl Gunnarsson scored 3:51 into overtime to get his team their first win in a Stanley Cup Final, marking his first goal in 57 career Stanley Cup Playoff games. St. Louis got game-tying goals from Robert Bortuzzo and Vladimir Tarasenko in the first period, following Bruins tallies by Charlie Coyle and Joakim Nordstrom. Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington made 21 saves in the overtime win.
Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist has been suspended for one game as a result of a boarding penalty in Game 2 on Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk, who did not travel with the team to St. Louis. Sundqvist will miss Game 3 tomorrow night at Enterprise Center, but is eligible to return for Monday’s Game 4.
Tomorrow’s coverage will include a number of St. Louis and Blues-centric elements, as the Blues host their first Stanley Cup Final game since 1970, including features on Blues forwards Ryan O’Reilly and Pat Maroon, and shots of the Stanley Cup at various St. Louis locations, including the St. Louis Zoo, BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups, and Mike Talayna’s Juke Box.
Following is the remaining telecast schedule for the 2019 Stanley Cup Final with networks and start times. Pre-game coverage will begin each night with NHL Live at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
|Sat., June 1||Game 3 – Boston at St. Louis||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|Mon., June 3||Game 4 – Boston at St. Louis||NBC||8 p.m.|
|Thur., June 6||Game 5 – St. Louis at Boston||NBC||8 p.m.|
|Sun., June 9||Game 6 – Boston at St. Louis*||NBC||8 p.m.|
|Wed., June 12||Game 7 – St. Louis at Boston*||NBC||8 p.m.|
WESTWOOD ONE AND NBC SPORTS RADIO PRESENT LIVE AUDIO COVERAGE OF THE 2019 STANLEY CUP FINAL
In conjunction with NBC Sports and NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One will once again present live play-by-play audio coverage of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final featuring the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues.
Kenny Albert (play-by-play) and Joe Micheletti (analyst) return for the fourth straight season as Westwood One/NBC Sports Radio’s broadcast crew for the Stanley Cup Final. Former NHL goaltender Brian Boucher joins the crew as rinkside reporter. Boucher will be doing double-duty throughout the series, serving as a pregame/postgame analyst for NBC Sports in addition to working rinkside for radio during the games. Florida Panthers announcer Steve Goldstein hosts the pregame, intermission, and postgame reports.
All games of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final will be available on NBC Sports Radio and Westwood One affiliates throughout the United States, as well as on NBCSportsRadio.com, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports Radio mobile app, WestwoodOneSports.com, the NHL app, SiriusXM Radio (NHL Channel 91), and TuneIn. NHL fans can also follow the playoffs on the NBC Sports Radio station on Apple Music. The stream can also be found on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices via the Westwood One Sports Skill.
COMPREHENSIVE BRUINS COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS BOSTON
NBC Sports Boston will provide comprehensive local multi-platform coverage for the Boston Bruins throughout the 2019 Stanley Cup Final.
NBC Sports Boston will offer live post-game shows and analysis throughout the Stanley Cup Final for the Bruins. 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 Final. The My Teams app will offer the postgame show streamed live as well as additional extensive Bruins coverage.
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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