NHL announces 2007 Stanley Cup Playoffs National Coverage

The
National Hockey League today announced the dates, times and national broadcast
information for the 2007 Stanley Cup Playoff Conference Quarterfinal round,
which begins Wednesday, April 11.

That night, League scoring champion Sidney Crosby makes his NHL postseason
debut when the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Ottawa Senators; the Anaheim Ducks
host the Minnesota Wild; the Vancouver Canucks host the Dallas Stars and the San
Jose Sharks visit the Nashville Predators.

The other series open Thursday, when the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Buffalo
Sabres host the New York Islanders; the New Jersey Devils host the Tampa Bay
Lightning; the Atlanta Thrashers play the first postseason game in franchise
history when they host the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings host the
Calgary Flames.

National network television coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be
provided in the
United States
by NBC and VERSUS and in

Canada
on CBC, TSN and RDS.

VERSUS begins its coverage Wednesday with a doubleheader featuring
Pittsburgh at
Ottawa (7
p.m., ET) followed by
Dallas at

Vancouver (10 p.m., ET). The network
anticipates airing up to 52 playoff games, as well as Games 1 and 2 of the
Stanley Cup Final.

NBC Sports will start its playoff coverage on Saturday, (3 p.m., ET) with
regional action, featuring
Pittsburgh at
Ottawa and New York Rangers at

Atlanta, and will continue weekend afternoon
coverage throughout the first three rounds of the playoffs as well as Games 3-7
of the Stanley Cup Final in prime time.

CBC’s HOCKEY NIGHT IN
CANADA
continues its 55-year tradition of Stanley Cup Playoff coverage with a
Wednesday doubleheader featuring
Pittsburgh at
Ottawa (7 p.m., ET) followed by
Dallas
at

Vancouver
(10 p.m., ET).

TSN leads off its coverage Wednesday with a doubleheader featuring
San Jose at
Nashville (8
p.m., ET), followed by
Minnesota at

Anaheim (10:30 p.m.,
ET.). TSN has coverage of the first three rounds of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

RDS will show complete coverage of three series (
Ottawa
vs.
Pittsburgh,
New Jersey
vs.
Tampa
Bay
and
Vancouver vs.

Dallas) and will continue showing live
playoff action through the Stanley Cup Final.

2007
EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS

Series
A – #1 Buffalo vs. #8 NY Islanders
Thu., April 12 8:00 p.m. at Buffalo TSN Sat., April 14
7:30 p.m. at Buffalo VERSUS, TSN Mon., April 16 7:30 p.m. at NY Islanders
VERSUS, TSN Wed., April 18 7:30 p.m. at NY Islanders VERSUS, TSN *Fri., April
20 7:00 p.m. at Buffalo VERSUS, TSN *Sun., April 22 7:00 p.m. at NY Islanders
VERSUS, TSN *Tue.,
April 24 TBD at

Buffalo
TSN

Series
B – #2 New Jersey vs. #7 Tampa Bay
Thu., April 12 7:30 p.m. at New Jersey RDS Sat., April 14
7:00 p.m. at New Jersey CBC, RDS Mon., April 16 7:00 p.m. at Tampa Bay CBC, RDS
Wed., April 18 7:00 p.m. at Tampa Bay CBC, RDS *Fri., April 20 7:00 p.m. at New
Jersey CBC, RDS *Sun., April 22 TBD at Tampa Bay CBC, RDS *Tue., April 24 TBD
at New Jersey CBC, RDS

Series
C – #3 Atlanta vs. #6 NY Rangers
Thu., April 12 7:00 p.m. at Atlanta TSN Sat., April 14
3:00 p.m. at Atlanta NBC, TSN Tue., April 17 7:00 p.m. at NY Rangers TSN Wed.,
April 18 7:00 p.m. at NY Rangers TSN *Fri., April 20 TBD at Atlanta TSN *Sun.,
April 22 1:00 p.m. at NY Rangers NBC, TSN *Mon., April 23 7:00 p.m. at Atlanta
VERSUS, TSN

Series
D – #4 Ottawa vs. #5 Pittsburgh

Wed., April 11
7:00 p.m. at Ottawa CBC, RDS, VERSUS Sat., April 14 3:00 p.m. at Ottawa CBC,
RDS, NBC Sun., April 15 6:00 p.m. at Pittsburgh VERSUS, CBC, RDS Tue., April 17
7:00 p.m. at Pittsburgh VERSUS, CBC, RDS *Thu., April 19 7:00 p.m. at Ottawa
CBC, RDS, VERSUS *Sun., April 22 1:00 p.m. at Pittsburgh NBC, CBC, RDS *Tue.,
April 24 7:00 p.m. at Ottawa VERSUS, CBC, RDS

2007
WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS

Series
E – #1 Detroit vs. #8 Calgary
Thu., April 12 7:00 p.m. at Detroit VERSUS, CBC Sun.,
April 15 1:00 p.m. at Detroit NBC, CBC Tue., April 17 10:00 p.m. at Calgary
CBC, VERSUS Thu., April 19 TBD at Calgary CBC, VERSUS *Sat., April 21 3:00 p.m.
at Detroit NBC, CBC *Sun., April 22 TBD at Calgary CBC, VERSUS *Tue., April 24
TBD at Detroit CBC, VERSUS

Series
F – #2 Anaheim vs. #7 Minnesota
Wed., April 11 10:30 p.m. at Anaheim TSN Fri., April 13
10:30 p.m. at Anaheim TSN Sun., April 15 8:00 p.m. at Minnesota TSN Tue., April
17 9:00 p.m. at Minnesota TSN *Thu., April 19 10:30 p.m. at Anaheim TSN *Sat.,
April 21 TBD at Minnesota TSN *Mon., April 23 10:00 p.m. at Anaheim TSN

Series
G – #3 Vancouver vs. #6 Dallas
Wed., April 11 10:00 p.m. at Vancouver CBC, RDS, VERSUS
Fri., April 13 9:00 p.m. at Vancouver CBC, RDS, VERSUS Sun., April 15 9:30 p.m.
at Dallas VERSUS, CBC, RDS Tue., April 17 8:00 p.m. at Dallas CBC, RDS (JIP)
*Thu., April 19 TBD at Vancouver CBC, RDS, VERSUS *Sat., April 21 8:00 p.m. at
Dallas VERSUS, CBC, RDS *Mon., April 23 TBD at Vancouver CBC, RDS, VERSUS

Series
H – #4 Nashville vs. #5 San Jose
Wed., April 11 8:00 p.m. at Nashville TSN Fri., April 13
8:00 p.m. at Nashville TSN Mon., April 16 10:00 p.m. at San Jose VERSUS, TSN
Wed., April 18 10:00 p.m. at San Jose VERSUS, TSN *Fri., April 20 9:00 p.m. at
Nashville VERSUS (JIP), TSN *Sun., April 22 10:00 p.m. at San Jose VERSUS
(JIP), TSN *Tue., April 24 TBD at Nashville VERSUS, TSN

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