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NBC Sports Announces NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Broadcast Schedule


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NBC Sports has confirmed broadcast details for its Second Round coverage of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, with exclusive coverage of every Second Round game airing across NBC, NBCSN, USA Network, CNBC and digital platforms.

Tonight’s coverage begins with the (1) Philadelphia Flyers facing off against the (6) New York Islanders in Game 1 at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

John Forslund will call the matchup alongside analyst Keith Jones and ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst Brian Boucher. A 30-minute edition of NHL Live begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

The second half of the doubleheader will feature the (2) Colorado Avalanche looking to rebound and tie the series at one game apiece at 9:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN, following the (3) Dallas Stars’ 5-3 victory in Game 1.

Alexander Radulov scored two goals and Jamie Benn recorded three assists for Dallas in the winning effort. Kenny Albert (play-by-play) will have the call with Eddie Olczyk (analyst) and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst).

Liam McHugh will host tonight’s studio coverage alongside studio analysts Anson Carter and Patrick Sharp.

NBC Sports’ Stanley Cup Playoff exclusivity originates with the Second Round and continues through the Stanley Cup Final. All games that air exclusively on NBC, NBCSN, USA Network, or CNBC will also stream exclusively on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

There is no more live game coverage on regional sports networks.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Schedule

DateCoverageNetworkTime (ET)
Mon., August 24Game 1 – (6) N.Y. Islanders vs. (1) PhiladelphiaNBCSN7 p.m.
 Game 2 – (3) Dallas vs. (2) ColoradoNBCSN9:45 p.m.
Tues., August 25Game 2 – (4) Boston vs. (2) Tampa BayNBCSN7 p.m.
 Game 2 – (5) Vancouver vs. (1) VegasNBCSN9:45 p.m.
Wed., August 26Game 2 – (6) N.Y. Islanders vs. (1) PhiladelphiaNBCSN3 p.m.
 Game 3 – (2) Tampa Bay vs. (4) BostonNBCSN8 p.m.
 Game 3 – (2) Colorado vs. (3) DallasNBCSN10:30 p.m.
Thurs., August 27Game 3 – (1) Philadelphia vs. (6) N.Y. IslandersNBCSN7 p.m.
 Game 3 – (1) Vegas vs. (5) VancouverNBCSN9:45 p.m.
Fri., August 28Game 4 – (2) Tampa Bay vs. (4) BostonUSA Network7:30 p.m.
 Game 4 – (2) Colorado vs. (3) DallasNBCSN10 p.m.
Sat., August 29Game 4 – (1) Philadelphia vs. (6) N.Y. IslandersNBC12 p.m.
 Game 4 – (1) Vegas vs. (5) VancouverNBCSN8 p.m.