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Golden Knights and Capitals Set to Face-Off in the Stanley Cup Final, Beginning May 28 on Sportsnet

May 24, 2018

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TORONTO (May 23, 2018) The 2018 Stanley Cup Final match-up is set and Sportsnet will be on-hand to provide fans with wall-to-wall coverage as the Cinderella story Vegas Golden Knights take on the surging Washington Capitals in the ultimate battle for hockey’s holy grail.

Through it all, fans will be treated to multiplatform coverage of all the action, with every game of the Stanley Cup Final available on TV on Sportsnet or CBC and via live stream on Sportsnet NOW and Rogers NHL LIVE. On radio, select games will be available along the Sportsnet Radio Network, including on Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Sportsnet 960 The FAN and Sportsnet 650.

Coverage kicks off Monday, May 28 with Game 1 from Las Vegas at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Sportsnet and CBC. (Full broadcast schedule below)

As the home of hockey, 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 Tonight, with select pre-game feature segments with Christine Simpson. Don Cherry also returns for Coach’s Corner alongside MacLean for every game.

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

Sportsnet also has fans covered well before and after the puck drops with the latest Stanley Cup Final news, highlights and analysis on:

  • Hockey Central at Noon on Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet with host Daren Millard and a rotating roster of analysts
  • Tim & Sid on weekdays at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW
  • Nightly editions of Sportsnet Central, with reporting from the on-site panel and additional insights from John Shannon in-studio
  • News, features and analysis on ca and the Sportsnet app from Sportsnet’s NHL Insiders
  • Real-time highlights and daily recaps of every game on Sportsnet’s Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube
  • Additional radio coverage including 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

Broadcast Schedule

All game broadcasts available on Sportsnet NOW and Rogers NHL LIVE


Washington Capitals vs. Vegas Golden Knights

G1 Mon., May 28 Washington @ Vegas, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT SN, CBC
G2 Wed., May 30 Washington @ Vegas, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT SN, CBC
G3 Sat., June 2 Vegas @ Washington, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT SN, CBC, OMNI
G4 Mon., June 4 Vegas @ Washington, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT SN, CBC
G5* Thurs., June 7 Washington @ Vegas, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT SN, CBC
G6* Sun., June 10 Vegas @ Washington, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT SN, CBC
G7* Wed., June 13 Washington @ Vegas, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT SN, CBC

*if necessary

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