TSN’s Second Round Coverage of the 2014 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS Features Chicago vs. Minnesota and Los Angeles vs. Anaheim

— May 1st, 2014

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TORONTO (May 1, 2014) –The two most recent Stanley Cup winners highlight TSN’s Second Round playoff schedule, as Canada’s Sports Leader today confirmed its complete broadcast schedule for the Conference Semifinals of the 2014 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS (click here or see below for complete broadcast schedule). 

TSN’s Second Round coverage features two highly-anticipated Western Conference series, as the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks take on the Minnesota Wild, and the Los Angeles Kings square off against the Anaheim Ducks in another clash of California-based teams. Along the way, TSN showcases some of the NHL’s biggest stars, including Jonathan Toews, Ryan Getzlaf, Zach Parise, Jonathan Quick, and many more.

Broadcast Coverage

TSN’s Second Round coverage of the 2014 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS gets underway on Friday, May 2 with Game 1: Minnesota @ Chicago at 9:30 p.m. ET

On Saturday, May 3, TSN delivers a battle of crosstown rivals with Game 1: Los Angeles @ Anaheim at 8 p.m. ET.

TSN’s live coverage of the 2014 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS runs through the first three rounds, with all coverage also available live on TSN GO.

Broadcast Team

TSN’s Second Round broadcast coverage features play-by-play announcer Chris Cuthbert and game analyst Ray Ferraro calling the Los Angeles-Anaheim series with rinkside reporter Mark Masters, and play-by-play announcer Gord Miller and game analyst Mike Johnson calling Chicago-Minnesota with rinkside reporter Sara Orlesky.

Fans can turn to the acclaimed NHL ON TSN panel for all the essential news and analysis from the 2014 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS. TSN’s pr

e-game and intermission coverage is led by host James Duthie, alongside Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, and analysts Aaron Ward, Darren Pang, Jeff O’Neill, and Jamie McLennan. TSN’s coverage also features Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun contributing reports and analysis throughout the playoffs.

SPORTSCENTRE, Canada’s most-watched sports news program, continues to deliver ongoing coverage of all the breaking news, highlights, and reaction from the 2014 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS. SPORTSCENTRE features an on-site panel of Ryan Rishaug, Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, analyst Martin Biron, and RDS’s Francois Gagnon throughout the Montreal Canadiens-Boston Bruins series, with Montréal Bureau reporter John Lu filing daily reports on the Habs throughout their playoff run.

THAT’S HOCKEY with Gino Reda and THAT’S HOCKEY 2NITE with Steve Kouleas deliver daily in-depth analysis of each series. During the playoffs, THAT’S HOCKEY 2NITE will also air in the mornings on TSN2.

TSN Radio

TSN Radio 690 in Montreal is the official radio voice of the Montreal Canadiens and continues to feature live game coverage of the team’s playoff series throughout the 2014 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS. Throughout the post-season, TSN Radio stations across the country deliver all the breaking news and analysis from around the league.

RDS

RDS delivers live French-language coverage of the NHL Playoffs, including every game from the Canadiens-Bruins series, beginning today (Thursday, May 1) at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Broadcast Schedule*

Chicago vs. Minnesota

  • Game 1: Minnesota @ Chicago – Friday, May 2 at 9:30 p.m. ET on TSN
  • Game 2: Minnesota @ Chicago – Sunday, May 4 at 3 p.m. ET
  • Game 3: Chicago @ Minnesota – Tuesday, May 6 at 9 p.m. ET
  • Game 4: Chicago @ Minnesota – Friday, May 9 at 9:30 p.m. ET
  • **Game 5: Minnesota @ Chicago – Sunday, May 11 at 9:30 p.m. ET
  • **Game 6: Chicago @ Minnesota – Tuesday, May 13 at TBD
  • **Game 7: Minnesota @ Chicago – Thursday, May 15 at TBD

Anaheim vs. Los Angeles

  • Game 1: Los Angeles @ Anaheim – Saturday, May 3 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN
  • Game 2: Los Angeles @ Anaheim – Monday, May 5 at 10 p.m. ET
  • Game 3: Anaheim @ Los Angeles – Thursday, May 8 at 10 p.m. ET
  • Game 4: Anaheim @ Los Angeles – Saturday, May 10 at 10 p.m. ET
  • **Game 5: Los Angeles @ Anaheim – Monday, May 12 at TBD
  • **Game 6: Anaheim @ Los Angeles – Wednesday, May 14 at TBD
  • **Game 7: Los Angeles @ Anaheim – Friday, May 16 at TBD

*Schedule subject to change (visit TSN.ca for confirmed schedule info)

**If necessary

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