Down to Four: Sportsnet’s 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Schedule Announced
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TORONTO (May 10, 2018) It’s officially the halfway point of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs and with the final four teams now set, Sportsnet continues to have every game covered with its conference finals broadcast schedule. As the Winnipeg Jets take on the Vegas Golden Knights in the Western Conference Final and the Washington Capitals square off against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Final, fans will be treated to multiplatform coverage of all the action.
All conference finals games are available on TV on Sportsnet or CBC and via live stream on Sportsnet NOW and Rogers NHL LIVE. On radio, select Stanley Cup Playoff games will be available along the Sportsnet Radio Network, including on Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Sportsnet 960 The FAN and Sportsnet 650.
The round begins on Friday, May 11 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT with the Capitals vs. Lightning on Sportsnet and CBC. Canada’s last remaining Cup hopefuls get underway on Saturday, May 12 as the Jets host the Golden Knights with coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT on CBC. Full broadcast schedule is below.
As the home of hockey, Sportsnet’s world-class roster of analysts, reporters and hosts continue to deliver the most up-to-date news and stories throughout the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals:
- Each night, 30-minutes before puck drop, Hockey Central Tonight tees up the post-season action with studio hosts Ron MacLean and David Amber alongside Elliotte Friedman, Kelly Hrudey, Nick Kypreos, and Brian Burke on Sportsnet.
- Coach’s Corner goes on location as Don Cherry and Ron MacLean travel to Winnipeg for Games 1, 2, 5* and 7*, (*if necessary).
- Harnarayan Singh, Randip Janda, Bhupinder Hundal, and Harpreet Pandher deliver Saturday night games on Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition to hockey fans coast-to-coast on OMNI.
Fans can also catch up on the latest NHL post-season news, highlights and analysis with Tim & Sid (weekdays at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT) and nightly editions of Sportsnet Central, with additional insights from John Shannon and Scott Morrison, on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW.
Online and on-the-go, fans can stay connected with news, features and analysis on Sportsnet.ca and the Sportsnet app from Sportsnet’s NHL Insiders, as well as real-time highlights and daily recaps of every game on Sportsnet’s Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
On radio, host Daren Millard and a rotating roster of analysts talk playoff hockey with daily analysis and insights on Hockey Central @ Noon on Sportsnet 590 The FAN, simulcast on Sportsnet. Additional radio coverage includes Hockey Central @ Noon on Sportsnet 960 The FAN, anchored by Kelly Kirch and Will Nault and Canucks Central @ Noon on Sportsnet 650 with Satiar Shah and Alex Auld.
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL:
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Winnipeg Jets
|G1||Sat., May 12||Vegas @ Winnipeg, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT||CBC, OMNI|
|G2||Mon., May 14||Vegas @ Winnipeg, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT||SN, CBC|
|G3||Wed., May 16||Winnipeg @ Vegas, 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT||SN, CBC|
|G4||Fri., May 18||Winnipeg @ Vegas, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT||SN1, CBC|
|G5*||Sun., May 20||Vegas @ Winnipeg, 3 p.m. ET / Noon PT||SN, CBC|
|G6*||Tues., May 22||Winnipeg @ Vegas, 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT||SN1, CBC|
|G7*||Thurs., May 24||Winnipeg @ Vegas, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT||SN1, CBC|
EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL:
Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
- Play-by-play: Paul Romanuk; Game Analyst: Garry Galley; Reporter: Kyle Bukauskas
|G1||Fri., May 11||Washington @ Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT||SN, CBC|
|G2||Sun., May 13||Washington @ Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT||SN, CBC|
|G3||Tues., May 15||Tampa Bay @ Washington, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT||SN, CBC|
|G4||Thurs., May 17||Tampa Bay @ Washington, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT||SN, CBC|
|G5*||Sat., May 19||Washington @ Tampa Bay, 7:15 p.m. ET / 4:15 p.m. PT||CBC, OMNI|
|G6*||Mon., May 21||Tampa Bay @ Washington, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT||SN1, CBC|
|G7*||Wed., May 23||Washington @ Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT||SN1, CBC|
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