The Senators @ Canadiens and Red Wings @ Ducks games last night provided some great playoff hockey. With a back-to-back will game two in Montreal live up to expectations? Both the Canadiens and Canucks need wins tonight to avoid going down 0-2 at home.
CBC has 30-minute pregame shows beginning at 6:30pm ET.
7:00pm, Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadiens (game 2) – CBC, RDS
Bob Cole & Garry Galley (reporter: Cassie Campbell)
7:00pm, New York Islanders @ Pittsburgh Penguins (game 2) – TSN
Gord Miller & Mike Johnson (reporter: Sara Orlesky)
9:30pm, Minnesota Wild @ Chicago Blackhawks (game 2) – CBC, RDS2
Dean Brown & Greg Millen
10:00pm, San Jose Sharks @ Vancouver Canucks (game 2) – TSN, RDS (JIP 11pm)
Chris Cuthbert & Ray Ferraro (reporter: Farhan Lalji)
Wednesday Ratings… The Leafs playoff opener averaged 2.563 million viewers on CBC, winning the night as the only program in Canada to top 2 million. Game 1 of SJ-VAN averaged 1.25 million viewers on TSN, only finishing 5th behind the Leafs, CSI, Survivor and American Idol.