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Le retour en force du Nord: Montreal Canadiens to Meet Tampa Bay Lightning in Historic Stanley Cup Final on Sportsnet

June 25, 2021

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June 25, 2021 – A championship series 28 years in the making. Following a Cinderella story run through the NHL post-season, the Montreal Canadiens have booked their first ticket to the Stanley Cup Final since 1993 – and Sportsnet is giving Canadian hockey fans a front-row seat to the historic tilt. Set to clash with the defending champions Tampa Bay, Les Habitants will begin their final showdown to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup on Monday, with exclusive national English-language coverage on Sportsnet and CBC, Punjabi-language broadcasts on OMNI and via live stream on SN NOW and NHL Live.

Prior to puck drop each night, the Hockey Central team will deliver 30 minutes of pre-game coverage, including exclusive interviews, analysis and up-to-the-minute news. In addition to the on-ice action, fans can watch original content and get the latest news on, the Sportsnet App and across Sportsnet’s YouTube, InstagramTwitter and Facebook channels. Plus, viewers can join Steve Dangle for a rollercoaster ride of emotions on Watch the Stanley Cup Final with Steve Dangle, exclusive to Sportsnet’s YouTube channel.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning / New York Islanders

G1Mon., June 28Montreal @ Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G2Wed., June 30Montreal @ Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G3Fri., July 2Tampa Bay @ Montreal, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G4Mon., July 5Tampa Bay @ Montreal, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSN, CBC & OMNI
G5*Wed., July 7Montreal @ Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSN, CBC & OMNI
G6*Fri., July 9Tampa Bay @ Montreal, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PTSN, CBC & OMNI
G7*Sun., July 11Montreal @ Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTSN, CBC & OMNI

*if necessary

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