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Sportsnet Announces 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Coverage Details, Starting May 2

April 30, 2022

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– Exclusive English-language national coverage of every game and every round of the NHL post-season begins May 2 across Sportsnet’s TV, audio, streaming and digital platforms –

April 30, 2022 – Get your game faces on, Canada… #ThisIsBig! With three Canadian squads entering the race for Lord Stanley’s Cup next week, Sportsnet is once again hitting the ice with exclusive English-language national coverage of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Multiplatform coverage of the opening round of the NHL postseason begins Monday, May 2 on Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360, CBC, OMNI, across the Sportsnet Radio Network and via live stream on SN NOW (complete broadcast schedule below).

As the exclusive English-language national home of the NHL, Sportsnet is bringing fans to the heart of the action with live coverage of every game, engaging hockey content and more throughout the entirety of the NHL postseason. Anchored by three best-of-seven series featuring Canadian teams – Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs – Sportsnet will have every shift, every game and every round covered across its TV, audio, streaming and digital platforms for hockey fans coast-to-coast.

Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sportsnet features:

Television & SN NOW

Audio

  • Toronto | Sportsnet 590 The FAN & On-Demand
    • Toronto Maple Leafs Radio – Play-by-play veteran Joe Bowen and game analyst Jim Ralph deliver the radio call for select Toronto Maple Leafs games.
    • Real Kyper and BourneNick Kypreos and Justin Bourne continue the need-to-know chatter around all things Maple Leafs weekdays at 3 p.m. ET and on-demand.
  • Calgary | Sportsnet 960 The FAN & On-Demand
    • Calgary Flames Radio – Broadcast duo Derek Wills and Peter Loubardias serve up the play-by-play for all Calgary Flames games throughout the opening round.
    • Flames Talk – SN960 hosts keep Flames fans in the know with breaking news, expert analysis and can’t-miss interviews. Join Ryan Pinder weekdays at 9 a.m. MT, Pat Steinberg and Matt Rose weekdays at 4 p.m. MT or listen on-demand.
  • National | Sportsnet Radio Network & Podcasts
    • The Jeff Marek Show – Host Jeff Marek serves up exclusive interviews, in-depth analysis and breaking headlines weekdays at Noon ET / 9 a.m. PT across the Sportsnet Radio Network or on-demand.
    • 32 Thoughts: The Podcast – Canada’s chart-topping hockey podcast continues into the post-season with NHL insiders Marek and Friedman, starting with the annual playoff preview show on Monday. Plus, fans can catch their immediate reactions on The Playoff Carcast following each night’s action. Available on-demand online.

Digital – Sportsnet.ca & Sportsnet App

  • Must-Reads – In-depth daily reads and analysis from NHL Insiders Luke Fox (Toronto), Mark Spector (Edmonton) and Eric Francis (Calgary). Editorial coverage gets underway next Monday and Tuesday with Leafs, Flames and Oilers series previews on sportsnet.ca
  • Hey Burkie – Storytime with Brian Burke continues into the NHL postseason with four new episodes scheduled to drop exclusively on Sportsnet’s YouTube
  • Online – Highlights, previews, betting guides, expert predictions and real-time coverage of all the key games and matchups during the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
  • #OverTimeAlerts – Stream the opening minutes of Sportsnet’s overtime coverage throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Twitter.
  • Social – Breaking news, behind-the-scenes content and can’t-miss videos on Sportsnet’s YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok

Fan Engagement

Sportsnet is taking fans beyond the game with an extensive line-up of engaging original content, fan-favourite fantasy games and more:

  • Watch a Leafs Game with Steve Dangle – Back by popular demand, Leafs fans can follow along with host Steve Dangle and special guests as they react, rant and rave their way through select Maple Leafs games throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sportsnet’s YouTube channel.
  • Sportsnet Stanley Cup Bracket Challenge – Fans are invited to test their luck as they select series favourites from the opening round through to the 2022 Stanley Cup Final. Boasting $25,000 in cash and prizes, fans can enter for their chance to win at ca/bracket.
  • #ThisIsBig Contest – Watch and win instantly! Tune into the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sportsnet every night to collect unique Game Codes and enter them online to score instant prizes – including a chance to win a $1 million Grand Prize! For more details, visit sportsnet.ca/thisisbig
  • Rogers Hometown Hockey Viewing Parties– Extending the celebration of hockey into the postseason, Rogers Hometown Hockey will be hosting official viewing parties across Alberta for Oilers and Flames fans. Communities include: Spruce Grove, the City of Leduc, Cochrane, Chestermere, Okotoks and more. More details available at com/playoffs
  • Big Cup Activation– Lord Stanley’s Cup is taking over downtown Toronto! In celebration of the start of the NHL postseason, hockey fans will be able to take their photo with a larger-than-life Stanley Cup in front of Union Station on Front Street starting May 2.

TV & Stream Broadcast Schedule
*broadcast schedule subject to change; most up-to-date broadcast details available online
**all broadcasts available to stream on SN NOW; SN NOW available free to all Sportsnet cable subscribers

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

G1Mon., May 2Tampa Bay @ Toronto, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G2Wed., May 4Tampa Bay @ Toronto, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G3Fri., May 6Toronto @ Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G4Sun., May 8Toronto @ Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G5*Tues., May 10Tampa Bay @ Toronto, TBDTBD
G6*Thurs., May 12Toronto @ Tampa Bay, TBDTBD
G7*Sat., May 14Tampa Bay @ Toronto, TBDTBD

Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes

G1Mon., May 2Boston @ Carolina, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTSN360
G2Wed., May 4Boston @ Carolina, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTSN360
G3Fri., May 6Carolina @ Boston, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTSN360
G4Sun., May 8Carolina @ Boston, 12:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. PTSN
G5*Tues., May 10Boston @ Carolina, TBDTBD
G6*Thurs., May 12Carolina @ Boston, TBDTBD
G7*Sat., May 14Boston @ Carolina, TBDTBD

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Rangers

G1Tues., May 3Pittsburgh @ NY Rangers, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G2Thurs., May 5Pittsburgh @ NY Rangers, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G3Sat., May 7NY Rangers @ Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.ET / 4 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G4Mon., May 9NY Rangers @ Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G5*Wed., May 11Pittsburgh @ NY Rangers, TBDTBD
G6*Fri., May 13NY Rangers @ Pittsburgh, TBDTBD
G7*Sun., May 15Pittsburgh @ NY Rangers, TBDTBD

Washington Capitals vs. Florida Panthers

G1Tues., May 3Washington @ Florida, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PTSN360
G2Thurs., May 5Washington @ Florida, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PTSN360
G3Sat., May 7Florida @ Washington, 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PTSN
G4Mon., May 9Florida @ Washington, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTSN1
G5*Wed., May 11Washington @ Florida, TBDTBD
G6*Fri., May 13Florida @ Washington, TBDTBD
G7*Sun., May 15Washington @ Florida, TBDTBD

 WESTERN CONFERENCE

Los Angeles Kings vs. Edmonton Oilers

G1Mon., May 2Los Angeles @ Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G2Wed., May 4Los Angeles @ Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G3Fri., May 6Edmonton @ Los Angeles, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G4Sun., May 8Edmonton @ Los Angeles, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G5*Tues., May 10Los Angeles @ Edmonton, TBDTBD
G6*Thurs., May 12Edmonton @ Los Angeles, TBDTBD
G7*Sat., May 14Los Angeles @ Edmonton, TBDTBD

Dallas Stars vs. Calgary Flames

G1Tues., May 3Dallas @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G2Thurs., May 5Dallas @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G3Sat., May 7Calgary @ Dallas, 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PTSN, CBC | OMNI
G4Mon., May 9Calgary @ Dallas, 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PTSN & CBC
G5*Wed., May 11Dallas @ Calgary, TBDTBD
G6*Fri., May 13Calgary @ Dallas, TBDTBD
G7*Sun., May 15Dallas @ Calgary, TBDTBD

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche

G1Tues., May 3Nashville @ Colorado, 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PTSN East
G2Thurs., May 5Nashville @ Colorado, 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PTSN East
G3Sat., May 7Colorado @ Nashville, 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PTSN
G4Mon., May 9Colorado @ Nashville, 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PTSN1
G5*Wed., May 11Nashville @ Colorado, TBDTBD
G6*Fri., May 13Colorado @ Nashville, TBDTBD
G7*Sun., May 15Nashville @ Colorado, TBDTBD

St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild

G1Mon., May 2St. Louis @ Minnesota, 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PTSN360
G2Wed., May 4St. Louis @ Minnesota, 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PTSN360
G3Fri., May 6Minnesota @ St. Louis, 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PTSN360
G4Sun., May 8Minnesota @ St. Louis, 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PTSN360
G5*Tues., May 10St. Louis @ Minnesota, TBDTBD
G6*Thurs., May 12Minnesota @ St. Louis, TBDTBD
G7*Sat., May 14St. Louis @ Minnesota, TBDTBD

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