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First Stanley Cup Final Game 7 in 8 years to be played this Wednesday on NBC


Mon, Jun 10th 2019 01:10 pm

For the first time in eight years, there will be a Stanley Cup Final Game 7 on NBC.

The Boston Bruins avoided elimination Sunday by defeating the St. Louis Blues 5-1 in Game 6 at Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The series now moves to TD Garden in Boston on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET, with the winner claiming the Stanley Cup.

Pre-game coverage begins at 6 p.m. on NBCSN with a special two-hour edition of “NHL Live.” NBC Sports coverage of Game 7 follows at 8 p.m.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for all desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will provide streaming coverage of Wednesday night’s pre-game coverage on NBCSN and Game 7 coverage on NBC.

Seven-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 have the call of Game 7 from Boston’s TD Garden.

Wednesday night will be Emrick’s fifth career Stanley Cup Final Game 7 broadcast and his 45th Game 7 broadcast all-time in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Wednesday’s Game 7 edition of “NHL Live” will feature outdoor sets in Boston to capture the scene amongst the fans, as the city hopes to welcome its first Stanley Cup since 2011.

Mike Tirico will host Wednesday night’s Game 7 coverage from TD Garden. Liam McHugh will anchor pre-game, intermission, and post-game coverage on-site, alongside analysts and former players Mike Milbury and Keith Jones. Kathryn Tappen will host pre-game and post-game coverage from outdoor sets in Boston, alongside analysts and former players Jeremy Roenick, Patrick Sharp, Brian Boucher and Anson Carter.

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