NBC Sports Network Launches ‘NHL Sunday Shootout’
NBCSN rings in the new year by launching NHL Sunday Shootout, a new 30-minute program recapping the biggest NHL moments of week. NHL Sunday Shootout premiered last Sunday at 11:30 p.m. ET, after NBCSN’s Sunday Night Hockey matchup between the New Jersey Devils and Minnesota Wild. It will follow each of NBCSN’s 12 Sunday Night Hockey matchups.
The program, hosted by Dave Briggs, will feature insight and analysis from NBC Sports Group’s team of NHL commentators, including Jeremy Roenick, Brian Boucher, and Anson Carter.
NHL Sunday Shootout will serve as a weekly roundup for NHL fans on most Sunday nights leading into the postseason. In addition to insight and analysis recapping the week around the league, NHL Sunday Shootout will preview the upcoming week and feature recurring segments, including:
- NHL Live Roundtable – NBCSN’s NHL Live studio crew will discuss the hot topics in the league, analyzing the latest news and biggest stories from the previous seven days;
- Game Of The Week – NHL Sunday Shootout relives the best game of each week, utilizing game audio from the local telecast, in-game audio from players and coaches, and post-game interviews;
- NHL Best of 7 – A countdown of the Top 7 highlight-reel goals, saves and passes from the week;
- Inside The Numbers – A deep dive highlighting the statistical achievements and milestones reached each week, as well as those on the horizon in the coming days.
SUNDAY NIGHT HOCKEY ON NBCSN
Beginning on January 10, NBCSN will present 12 Sunday Night Hockey matchups. These contests include Red Wings-Rangers, Lightning-Bruins, Blues-Wild and Capitals-Penguins. The Rangers and Wild lead the league with three Sunday Night Hockey appearances apiece.