Wednesday night sees the start of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final, with the Chicago Blackhawks taking on the Boston Bruins, the first time in 34 years that two original six teams have faced each other in the finals. Below is a quick rundown of what to expect.
Game 1: Wednesday June 12, 8pm — Bruins @ Blackhawks — CBC / NBC
Game 2: Saturday June 15, 8pm — Bruins @ Blackhawks — CBC
Game 3: Monday June 17, 8pm — Blackhawks @ Bruins — CBC
Game 4: Wednesday June 19, 8pm — Blackhawks @ Bruins — CBC / NBC
Game 5*: Saturday June 22, 8pm — Bruins @ Blackhawks — CBC / NBC
Game 6*: Monday June 24, 8pm — Blackhawks @ Bruins — CBC / NBC
Game 7*: Wednesday June 26, 8pm — Bruins @ Blackhawks — CBC / NBC
Commentators: Jim Hughson and Craig Simpson in the booth, Glenn Healy inside the glass, Scott Oake reporting.
In-Studio, live on location: Ron MacLean, Don Cherry, P.J. Stock, Elliotte Friedman, Andi Petrillo.
Pre-Game: From 7:30pm each night, except game 2: from 7pm featuring the 2013 NHL Awards.
Post-Game: Live online at cbcsports.ca.
Commentators: Mike Emrick and Eddie Olczyk in the booth, Pierre McGuire inside the glass, Jeremy Roenick reporting.
In-Studio, live on location: Liam McHugh, Mike Milbury, Keith Jones.
Commentators: Pierre Houde and Marc Denis in the booth.
In-Studio: Alain Crete, Mario Tremblay and Benoit Brunet, with Denis Gauthier, Mathieu Darche, Pascal Vincent, Patrick Lalime, Jocelyn Lemieux and Guy Carbonneau alternating.
And I’m sure the endless amount of talking hockey heads on Sportsnet and TSN will be on location during the series.