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Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals can win first Stanley Cup in franchise history this Thursday


Tue, Jun 5th 2018 05:00 pm
Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals can win the first-ever Stanley Cup in the franchise's 44-year history this Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on NBC with a Game 5 victory against Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Coverage begins at 6 p.m. on NBCSN with a two-hour edition of "NHL Live."
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app - NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs - will provide streaming coverage of all 2018 Stanley Cup Final games.
Six-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play commentator Mike "Doc" Emrick, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member and analyst Eddie Olczyk, and Emmy Award-winning "Inside-the-Glass" analyst Pierre McGuire will call the 2018 Stanley Cup Final on NBC and NBCSN. This marks the 12th consecutive year Emrick, Olczyk and McGuire will call the Stanley Cup Final for NBC Sports, one of the longest streaks by any broadcast team calling a major U.S. team sport championship.
Thursday's pre-game coverage on NBCSN will begin at 6 p.m. with a two-hour edition of "NHL Live." Host Liam McHugh will anchor pre-game, intermission and post-game coverage on-site, alongside analyst and former player Keith Jones. In addition, Kathryn Tappen and Paul Burmeister will host pre-game and post-game coverage from an outdoor set at T-Mobile Arena, capturing the scene amongst the fans alongside analysts and former players Jeremy Roenick, Brian Boucher and Anson Carter.

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