The NHL Stanley Cup Finals 2014 TV schedule on NBC Sports begins Wednesday, June 4, with Game 1 as the New York Rangers visit the Los Angeles Kings on NBC. Coverage of Game 2 on Saturday will immediately follow the network’s coverage of the Belmont Stakes. Games 3 and 4 shift to NBCSN June 9 and 11, with Games 5-7 airing on NBC if needed.
The Kings are looking to capture their second Stanley Cup in three years after winning the 2012 series in six games against the New Jersey Devils. The Rangers are playing for their first championship since 1994, when they beat the Vancouver Canucks in seven games.
NHL Stanley Cup Finals 2014 TV schedule
Wednesday, June 4: Game 1: Rangers at Kings, NBC, 8pm ET
Saturday, June 7: Game 2: Rangers at Kings, NBC, 7:30pm ET
Monday, June 9: Game 3: Kings at Rangers, NBCSN, 8pm ET
Wednesday, June 11: Game 4: Kings at Rangers, NBCSN, 8pm ET
Friday, June 13: Game 5 (if necessary): Rangers at Kings, NBC, 8pm ET
Monday, June 16: Game 6 (if necessary): Kings at Rangers, NBC, 8pm ET
Wednesday, June 18: Game 7 (if necessary): Rangers at Kings, NBC, 8pm ET
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STAMFORD, Conn. – June 2, 2014 – NBC Sports Group’s live coverage of the Stanley Cup Final begins with Game 1 on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on NBC, when the Los Angeles Kings host the New York Rangers at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Coverage begins with NHL Live at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
The Kings advanced to the Stanley Cup Final with a 5-4 overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks, as Alec Martinez’s point shot deflected past Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford to send the Kings to their second Stanley Cup Final in three years. With the win, the Kings became the first team in Stanley Cup Playoff history to win three Game 7s on the road in all three series while advancing to the Stanley Cup Final.
The Kings will look to earn their second Stanley Cup in three seasons, after defeating the New Jersey Devils in six games in 2012 for their first ever title. The Rangers aim for their first Stanley Cup title in 20 seasons, when they defeated the Vancouver Canucks in seven games in 1994 for their first championship since 1940.
Kenny Albert (play-by-play), Eddie Olczyk (analyst) and Emmy Award-winner Pierre McGuire (Inside-the-Glass analyst) will have the Game 1 call from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Emmy Award-winner Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, who will miss Game 1 due to a death in his family, will return for the remainder of the series beginning with Game 2 on Saturday.
Host Liam McHugh and analysts Mike Milbury, Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick will anchor NHL Live from inside STAPLES Center, while Dave Briggs and Anson Carter will comment from a set outside the arena.
Following is the television schedule for the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, all times Eastern and subject to change.
|Wed., June 4||Stanley Cup Final – Game 1||N.Y. Rangers at Los Angeles||NBC||8:00 p.m.|
|Sat., June 7||Stanley Cup Final – Game 2||N.Y. Rangers at Los Angeles||NBC||7:30 p.m.#|
|Mon., June 9||Stanley Cup Final – Game 3||Los Angeles at N.Y. Rangers||NBCSN||8:00 p.m.|
|Wed., June 11||Stanley Cup Final – Game 4||Los Angeles at N.Y. Rangers||NBCSN||8:00 p.m.|
|Fri., June 13||Stanley Cup Final – Game 5*||N.Y. Rangers at Los Angeles||NBC||8:00 p.m.|
|Mon., June 16||Stanley Cup Final – Game 6*||Los Angeles at N.Y. Rangers||NBC||8:00 p.m.|
|Wed., June 18||Stanley Cup Final – Game 7*||N.Y. Rangers at Los Angeles||NBC||8:00 p.m.|
* if necessary
#Game 2 coverage will commence immediately following NBC Sports’ coverage of the Belmont Stakes.