Here is the schedule for tonight. The Maple Leafs will try to avoid becoming the third Canadian team to bow out of the playoffs in four nights. The Red Wings and Blues are also facing elimination tonight.
7:00pm, Toronto Maple Leafs @ Boston Bruins (game 5) – CBC, RDS
Jim Hughson, Craig Simpson & Glenn Healy (reporter: Scott Oake)
7:30pm, New York Rangers @ Washington Capitals (game 5) – TSN, RDS2
Chris Cuthbert & Ray Ferraro (reporter: Sara Orlesky)
8:00pm, Anaheim Ducks @ Detroit Red Wings (game 6) – TSN2, RDS INFO
Dave Strader & Brian Engblom [CNBC feed]
10:00pm, St. Louis Blues @ Los Angeles Kings (game 6) – CBC, RDS
Mark Lee & Kelly Hrudey (reporter: David Amber)
Ratings… On Tuesday CBC averaged 2.07 million viewers for Montreal @ Ottawa (game 4) and 648, 000 for Chicago @ Minnesota (game 4). On Wednesday night CBC averaged 3.15 million for Boston @ Toronto (game 4) and 1.02 million for Los Angeles @ St. Louis (game 5).