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NHL on Sportsnet Delivers Comprehensive Coverage of the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, Starting June 3

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Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning face off against Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks in Stanley Cup Final –
– Six-time Stanley Cup champion Mark Messier joins broadcast for Game 1-
– All games to air on Hockey Night in Canada / CBC, and available on Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE-

Media Interviews: Sportsnet’s and Hockey Night in Canada’s insiders, commentators and writers are available to discuss all things Stanley Cup Final

TORONTO, May 30, 2015 /CNW/ – It’s one of the most iconic – and most difficult – trophies to win in all of professional sports. Starting Wednesday, June 3, the NHL on Sportsnet is providing Canadians with wall-to-wall access to the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, as the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks battle for the opportunity to hoist the coveted Stanley Cup.

Game One gets underway on Wednesday, June 3 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on CBC, as six-time Stanley Cup champion Mark Messier joins host George Stroumboulopoulos and analysts Elliotte Friedman, Kelly Hrudey, Mike Johnson and Nick Kypreos to set the stage for the Cup Final.

All Stanley Cup Final games will be broadcast on CBC, and will be available on Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE and on the Sportsnet Radio Network, including Sportsnet 960 The FAN. (Please see full broadcast schedule below).

Sportsnet’s and Hockey Night in Canada’s deep roster of hockey commentators will continue to provide best-in-class coverage during the Stanley Cup Final, and will be assigned as follows:

Studio

Game Crew

Radio – Sportsnet Radio Network
Sportsnet 590 The FAN

  • All games will be available online at Sportsnet.ca/590
    • Gord Stellick and Mark Osborne host pre-, post- and intermissions, beginning 30-minutes prior to every game
  • Sportsnet 590 The FAN will broadcast select games of the Stanley Cup Final. Please visit http://www.sportsnet.ca/590/ for broadcast schedule

Sportsnet 960 The FAN

Digital – Sportsnet.ca 

  • In addition to series coverage by Johnston and Fox,  Sportsnet.ca will provide extensive Stanley Cup Final coverage
  • Friedman will cover the biggest story lines in his weekly column, 30 Thoughts

Sportsnet magazine
The latest edition of Sportsnet magazine features in-depth Stanley Cup Playoffs coverage including a cover story on what it feels like to lose Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, and is available for tablets and smartphones on Next Issue and through the App Store or Google Play.

Broadcast Schedule

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Chicago Blackhawks
***All games available in Punjabi on OMNI

G1

Wed., June 3

Chicago @Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

CBC

G2

Sat., June 6

Chicago @Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT

CBC

G3

Mon., June 8

Tampa Bay @ Chicago, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

CBC

G4

Wed., June 10

Tampa Bay @ Chicago, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

CBC

G5*

Sat., June 13

Chicago @Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT

CBC

G6*

Mon., June 15

Tampa Bay @ Chicago, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

CBC

G7*

Wed., June 17

Chicago @Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

CBC

*If necessary

**Schedule subject to change

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