Hockey Night in Canada schedule: Habs-Rangers, Blackhawks-Kings
CBC to show Montreal-New York in its entirety; Games 3, 5-7 of Chicago-L.A.
Hockey Night in Canada will be presenting the Canadiens-Rangers Eastern Conference final in its entirety, and a portion of the Blackhawks-Kings West series, including a potential Game 7 in Chicago.
The Canadiens and Rangers play Game 1 of their series on Saturday in Montreal. Coverage begins with Hockey Tonight at 12:30 p.m. ET, and the puck drops at 1 p.m.
Game 2 is set for Monday at 8 p.m. ET, also at Montreal's Bell Centre, with Hockey Tonight starting at 7:30. The series shifts to New York for Game 3 on May 22 (coverage starting at 7:30 p.m. ET).
Jim Hughson and Craig Simpson will call the action from the broadcast booth, Glenn Healy will provide further analysis from his position between the benches and Scott Oake will keep viewers up-to-date with rink-side reports.
Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean along with Don Cherry will travel to Montreal to broadcast Coach's Corner live.
This series will also be the featured second-round match-up for CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi presented by Chevrolet, available on select digital channels and online at CBCSports.ca/punjabi.
The Blackhawks-Kings series starts Sunday at 3 p.m. ET at United Center in Chicago.
Hockey Night will pick up the series with Game 3 at Staples Center in Los Angeles on May 24 at 8 p.m.
If necessary, Games 5-7 will also will shown on CBC-TV. Game 5 is scheduled for May 28 at 8 p.m., while Game 6 shifts to L.A. at 9 p.m. A winner-take-all Game 7 would be played in Chicago, starting at 8 p.m.
CBC’s Bob Cole will handle play-by-play duties alongside analyst Garry Galley in the broadcast booth. Cassie Campbell-Pascall will handle reporting duties for Game 3 of this series and potentially Games 5-7.
Every game broadcast on CBC-TV is also available live online at CBCSports.ca and through the CBC Hockey app for iOS and Xbox.
Here's the full broadcast schedule for both Hockey Night in Canada series:
Montreal vs. NY Rangers
|Game 1||New York at Montreal||Sat., May 17 @ 12:30 p.m. ET|
|Game 2||New York at Montreal||Mon., May 19 @ 7:30 p.m. ET|
|Game 3||Montreal at New York||Thurs., May 22 @ 7:30 p.m. ET|
|Game 4||Montreal at New York||Sat., May 24 @ 8 p.m. ET|
|Game 5*||New York at Montreal||Mon., May 26 @ 8 p.m. ET|
|Game 6*||Montreal at New York||Wed., May 28 @ 8 p.m. ET|
|Game 7*||New York at Montreal||Fri., May 30 @ 8 p.m. ET|
Chicago vs. Los Angeles
|Game 3||Chicago at Los Angeles||Sat., May 24 @ 8 p.m. ET|
|Game 5*||Los Angeles at Chicago||Wed., May 28 @ 8 p.m. ET|
|Game 6*||Chicago at Los Angeles||Fri., May 30 @ 9 p.m. ET|
|Game 7*||Los Angeles at Chicago||Sun., June 1 @ 8 p.m. ET|