Hockey Night In Canada viewers' guide

A guide to which channels in your area are carrying Wednesday night's Hockey Night in Canada playoff broadcasts.

A guide to where to watch tonight's Hockey Night in Canada playoff broadcasts:

Action begins at 7 p.m. ET as we split the country with two great series.

In Ontario-East (excluding Windsor), Martin St. Louis and the Tampa Bay Lightning look to return to playoff glory as they visit Marc-Andre Fleury and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Viewers in Manitoba-West (including Windsor) will see Shane Doan and the Phoenix Coyotes taking on Nick Lidstrom and the Detroit Red Wings at 7 p.m. ET in Game 1 of their series.

At 10 p.m. ET, the full network will see the Vancouver Canucks begin their Stanley Cup quest at home against the rival — and defending champion — Chicago Blackhawks. Will Roberto Luongo and the Sedin twins lead the Canucks to victory in Game 1, or will Jonathan Toews and the Hawks steal a game on the road? Find out tonight.

All games are streaming live on

For a full broadcast schedule, click here.

Digital television subscribers may have access to an alternate CBC channel. Here's a list (note: for alternate CBC channel locations where available in your area not listed here, please contact your TV provider):

Ontario-East viewers (excluding Windsor) can see Game 1 of Phoenix vs. Detroit on:

Bell TV

Channel 251 (CBC Vancouver)

Channel 1150 (CBC Vancouver HD)


Channel 132 (CBC Vancouver)

Channel 581 (CBC Vancouver HD)   COGECO   Channel 227 (CBC Vancouver)   Eastlink

Channel 269 (CBC Vancouver)

Channel 613 (CBC West HD)

Manitoba-West viewers (plus Windsor) can see Game 1 of Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh on:

Shaw Direct

Channel 302 (Classic CBC Toronto)

Channel 37 (Advanced CBC Toronto)

Channel 292 (Classic CBC Toronto HD)

Channel 300 (Advanced CBC Toronto HD)


Channel 79 (CBC Ottawa)

Bell    Channel 210 (CBC Toronto)

Channel 1050 (CBC Toronto HD)