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The Final Showdown is Set: Penguins and Predators Face-Off in the Stanley Cup Final, Beginning Monday on Sportsnet

 

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TORONTO (May 26, 2017) The 2017 Stanley Cup Final match-up is set and Sportsnet will be on-hand to provide fans with exclusive wall-to-wall coverage as the Nashville Predators take on the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins in a battle for hockey’s holy grail. Through it all, fans will be treated to multiplatform coverage of all the action on TV on Sportsnet, CBC and OMNI, and via live stream on Sportsnet NOW and Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE.

Coverage kicks off Monday, May 29 with Game 1 from Pittsburgh at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Sportsnet, CBC and OMNI. (Full broadcast schedule below)

As the home of hockey’s brightest stars, Sportsnet’s world-class roster of analysts, reporters and hosts will be on-site for every game to deliver the most up-to-date news and stories. Prior to each game at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT on Sportsnet, Ron MacLean, Elliotte Friedman, Kelly Hrudey and Nick Kypreos will continue to lend their expert insight on Hockey Central Stanley Cup Edition, while Don Cherry also returns for Coach’s Corner alongside MacLean.

Harnarayan Singh, Randip Janda, Bhupinder Hundal, and Harpreet Pandher will also cover the series for Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition on OMNI.

Sportsnet also has you covered well before and after the puck drops with the latest NHL post-season news, highlights and analysis on:

  • Hockey Central at Noon on Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet
  • Tim & Sid on weekdays at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW
  • Nightly editions of Sportsnet Central on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW
  • ca and the Sportsnet App, including daily commentary from NHL Insiders Chris Johnston and Gare Joyce, and popular weekly columns Down Goes Brown from Sean McIndoe and Friedman’s 30 Thoughts
  • FacebookLive broadcasts hosted by Sportsnet NHL Insiders

 

Broadcast Schedule
All game broadcasts available on Sportsnet NOW and Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE

 STANLEY CUP FINAL:
Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Play-by-play: Jim Hughson, Game Analyst: Craig Simpson, Reporters: Scott Oake and David Amber
G1Mon., May 29Nashville @ Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSportsnet / CBC / OMNI
G2Wed., May 31Nashville @ Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSportsnet / CBC / OMNI
G3Sat., June 3Pittsburgh @ Nashville, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSportsnet / CBC / OMNI
G4Mon., June 5Pittsburgh @ Nashville, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSportsnet / CBC / OMNI
G5*Thurs., June 8Nashville @ Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSportsnet / CBC / OMNI
G6*Sun., June 11Pittsburgh @ Nashville, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSportsnet / CBC / OMNI
G7*Wed., June 14Nashville @ Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSportsnet / CBC / OMNI

 *if necessary 

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