13 April 2014

2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs: 1st Round TV Schedule & Announcers

The 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs kicks off this Wednesday and just like the last two years, four networks, NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and NHL Network will team up to show every game in the first round. Here is the television schedule for the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs as well as announcers for each game. Enjoy.

Predictions
*If necessary

A1 Boston Bruins vs. WC Detroit Red Wings 
Game 1: Fri., 4/18 - Boston - NBCSN, 7:30 (Doc Emrick, Pierre McGuire)
Game 2: Sun., 4/20 - Boston - NBC, 3:00 (Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)
Game 3: Tues., 4/22 - Detroit - NBCSN, 7:30 (Doc Emrick, Pierre McGuire)
Game 4: Thurs., 4/24 - Detroit - NBCSN, 8:00 (Doc Emrick, Pierre McGuire)
Game 5: Sat., 4/26 - Boston - NBC, 3:00 (Dave Strader, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)

A2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. A3 Montreal Canadiens
Game 1: Wed., 4/16 - Tampa - CNBC, 7:00 (CBC simulcast)
Game 2: Fri. 4/18 - Tampa - CNBC, 7:00 (CBC simulcast)
Game 3: Sun., 4/20 - Montreal - NBCSN, 7:00 (CBC simulcast)
Game 4: Tues., 4/22 - Montreal - NHLN, 7:00 (CBC simulcast)

M1 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. WC Columbus Blue Jackets
Game 1: Wed. 4/16 - Pittsburgh - NBCSN, 7:30 (Doc Emrick, Pierre McGuire)
Game 2: Sat., 4/19 - Pittsburgh - NBCSN, 7:00 (Gord Miller, Pierre McGuire)
Game 3: Mon., 4/21 - Columbus - NBCSN, 7:00 (Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire)
Game 4: Wed., 4/23 - Columbus - NBCSN, 7:00 (Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire)
Game 5: Sat., 4/26 - Pittsburgh - NBCSN, 7:00 (Ken Daniels, Joe Micheletti)
Game 6: Mon., 4/28 - Columbus - NBCSN, 7:00 (Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire)

M2 New York Rangers vs. M3 Philadelphia Flyers
Game 1: Thurs., 4/17 - New York - CNBC, 7:00 (Ken Daniels, Pierre McGuire)
Game 2: Sun., 4/20 - New York - NBC, 12:00 (Kenny Albert, Joe Micheletti)
Game 3: Tues., 4/22 - Philadelphia - CNBC, 8:00 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)
Game 4: Fri., 4/25 - Philadelphia - CNBC, 7:00 (Dave Strader, Pierre McGuire)
Game 5: Sun., 4/27 - New York - NBC, 12:00 (Kenny Albert, Brian Engblom)
Game 6: Tues., 4/29 - Philadelphia - NBCSN, 7:30 (Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)
Game 7: Wed., 4/30 - New York - NBCSN, 7:00 (Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)

C1 Colorado Avalanche vs. WC Minnesota Wild
Game 1: Thurs., 4/17 - Denver - CNBC, 9:30 (John Forslund, Tripp Tracy)
Game 2: Sat., 4/19 - Denver - NBCSN, 9:30 (John Forslund, Tripp Tracy)
Game 3: Mon., 4/21 - St. Paul - NHLN, 7:00 (TSN simulcast)
Game 4: Thurs., 4/24 - St. Paul - CNBC, 9:30 (John Forslund, Tripp Tracy)
Game 5: Sat., 4/26 - Denver - NBCSN, 9:30 (John Forslund, Tripp Tracy)
Game 6: Mon., 4/28 - St. Paul - CNBC, 9:00 (TSN simulcast)
Game 7: Wed., 4/30 - Denver - CNBC, 9:30 (John Forslund, Daryl Reaugh)

C2 St. Louis Blues vs. C3 Chicago Blackhawks
Game 1: Thurs., 4/17 - St. Louis - NBCSN, 8:00 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)
Game 2: Sat., 4/19 - St. Louis - NBC, 3:00 (Dave Strader, Eddie Olczyk, Brian Engblom)
Game 3: Mon., 4/21 - Chicago - CNBC, 8:30 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)
Game 4: Wed., 4/23 - Chicago - NBCSN, 9:30 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)
Game 5: Fri., 4/25 - St. Louis - NBCSN, 8:00 (Ken Daniels, Brian Engblom)
Game 6: Sun., 4/27 - Chicago - NBC, 3:00 (Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)

P1 Anaheim Ducks vs. WC Dallas Stars
Game 1: Wed., 4/16 - Anaheim - NBCSN, 10:00 (John Walton, Butch Goring)
Game 2: Fri., 4/18 - Anaheim - NBCSN, 10:00 (John Walton, Butch Goring)
Game 3: Mon., 4/21 - Dallas - NBCSN, 9:30 (John Forslund, Joe Micheletti)
Game 4: Wed., 4/23 - Dallas - CNBC, 8:00 (Gord Miller, Joe Micheletti)
Game 5: Fri., 4/25 - Anaheim - NBCSN, 10:30 (John Walton, Butch Goring)
Game 6: Sun., 4/27 - Dallas - NBCSN, 8:00 (Gord Miller, Joe Micheletti)

P2 San Jose Sharks vs. P3 Los Angeles Kings
Game 1: Thurs., 4/17 - San Jose - NBCSN, 10:30 (CSN California simulcast)
Game 2: Sun., 4/20 - San Jose - NBCSN, 10:00 (CSN California simulcast)
Game 3: Tues., 4/22 - Los Angeles - NBCSN, 10:00 (CSN California simulcast)
Game 4: Thurs., 4/24 - Los Angeles - NBCSN, 10:30 (CSN California simulcast)
Game 5: Sat., 4/26 - San Jose - CNBC, 10:00 (CSN California simulcast)
Game 6: Mon., 4/28 - Los Angeles - NBCSN, 10:00 (CSN California simulcast)
Game 7: Wed., 4/30 - San Jose - NBCSN, 10:00 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)

Daily Schedule
Wednesday, April 16th
Canadiens vs. Lightning (Game 1) - CNBC, 7:00 (CBC simulcast)
Blue Jackets vs. Penguins (Game 1) - NBCSN, 7:30 (Doc Emrick, Pierre McGuire)
Stars vs. Ducks (Game 1) - NBCSN, 10:00 (John Walton, Butch Goring)

Thursday, April 17th
Flyers vs. Rangers (Game 1) - CNBC, 7:00 (Ken Daniels, Pierre McGuire)
Blackhawks vs. Blues (Game 1) - NBCSN, 8:00 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)
Wild vs. Avalanche (Game 1) - CNBC, 9:30 (John Forslund, Tripp Tracy)
Kings vs. Sharks (Game 1) - NBCSN, 10:30 (CSN California simulcast)

Friday, April 18th
Canadiens vs. Lightning (Game 2) - CNBC, 7:00 (CBC simulcast)
Red Wings vs. Bruins (Game 1) - NBCSN, 7:30 (Doc Emrick, Pierre McGuire)
Stars vs. Ducks (Game 2) - NBCSN, 10:00 (John Walton, Butch Goring)

Saturday, April 19th
Blackhawks vs. Blues (Game 2) - NBC, 3:00 (Dave Strader, Eddie Olczyk, Brian Engblom)
Blue Jackets vs. Penguins (Game 2) - NBCSN, 7:00 (Gord Miller, Pierre McGuire)
Wild vs. Avalanche (Game 2) - NBCSN, 9:30 (John Forslund, Tripp Tracy)

Sunday, April 20th
Flyers vs. Rangers (Game 2) - NBC, 12:00 (Kenny Albert, Joe Micheletti)
Red Wings vs. Bruins (Game 2) - NBC, 3:00 (Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)
Lightning vs. Canadiens (Game 3) - NBCSN, 7:00 (CBC simulcast)
Kings vs. Sharks (Game 2) - NBCSN, 10:00 (CSN California simulcast)

Monday, April 21st
Penguins vs. Blue Jackets (Game 3) - NBCSN, 7:00 (Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire)
Avalanche vs. Wild (Game 3) - NHLN, 7:00 (TSN simulcast)
Blues vs. Blackhawks (Game 3) - CNBC, 8:30 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)
Ducks vs. Stars (Game 3) - NBCSN, 9:30 (John Forslund, Joe Micheletti)

Tuesday, April 22nd
Canadiens vs. Lightning (Game 4) - NHLN, 7:00 (CBC simulcast)
Bruins vs. Red Wings (Game 3) - NBCSN, 7:30 (Doc Emrick, Pierre McGuire)
Rangers vs. Flyers (Game 3) - CNBC, 8:00 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)
Sharks vs. Kings (Game 3) - NBCSN, 10:00 (CSN California simulcast)

Wednesday, April 23rd
Penguins vs. Blue Jackets (Game 4) - NBCSN, 7:00 (Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire)
Ducks vs. Stars (Game 4) - CNBC, 8:00 (Gord Miller, Joe Micheletti)
Blackhawks vs. Blues (Game 4) - NBCSN, 9:30 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)

Thursday, April 24th
Bruins vs. Red Wings (Game 4) - NBCSN, 8:00 (Doc Emrick, Pierre McGuire)
Avalanche vs. Wild (Game 4) - CNBC, 9:30 (John Forslund, Tripp Tracy)
Sharks vs. Kings (Game 4) - NBCSN, 10:30 (CSN California simulcast)

Friday, April 25th
Rangers vs. Flyers (Game 4) - CNBC, 7:00 (Dave Strader, Pierre McGuire)
Blackhawks vs. Blues (Game 5) - NBCSN, 8:00 (Ken Daniels, Brian Engblom)
Stars vs. Ducks (Game 5) - NBCSN, 10:30 (John Walton, Butch Goring)

Saturday, April 26th
Red Wings vs. Bruins (Game 5) - NBC, 3:00 (Dave Strader, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)
Blue Jackets vs. Penguins (Game 5) - NBCSN, 7:00 (Ken Daniels, Joe Micheletti)
Wild vs. Avalanche (Game 5) - NBCSN, 9:30 (John Forslund, Tripp Tracy)
Kings vs. Sharks (Game 5) - CNBC, 10:00 (CSN California simulcast)

Sunday, April 27th
Flyers vs. Rangers (Game 5) - NBC, 12:00 (Kenny Albert, Brian Engblom)
Blues vs. Blackhawks (Game 6) - NBC, 3:00 (Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)
Ducks vs. Stars (Game 6) - NBCSN, 8:00 (Gord Miller, Joe Micheletti)

Monday, April 28th
Penguins vs. Blue Jackets (Game 6) - NBCSN, 7:00 (Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire)
Avalanche vs. Wild (Game 6) - CNBC, 9:00 (TSN simulcast)
Sharks vs. Kings (Game 6) - NBCSN, 10:00 (CSN California simulcast)

Tuesday, April 29th
Rangers vs. Flyers (Game 6) - NBCSN, 7:30 (Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)

Wednesday, April 30th
Flyers vs. Rangers (Game 7) - NBCSN, 7:00 (Doc Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire)
Wild vs. Avalanche (Game 7) - CNBC, 9:30 (John Forslund, Daryl Reaugh)
Kings vs. Sharks (Game 7) - NBCSN, 10:00 (Dave Strader, Brian Engblom)

Note: Non-ABC games will be blacked out locally
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2 comments:

  1. With "Doc" Emrick behind the mic, you feel like you're at the arena right in the middle of it. The team of Doc and Pierre are bu far my favorites.

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    1. I'm far from a fan of Pierre but I've always loved Doc. He's the best.

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