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Stanley Cup playoffs Edit

Beginning in the 1967–68 season, the National Hockey League expanded from 6 teams to 12.

Year Round Series Games covered Play-by-play Color commentators
1968 Quarterfinals Montreal-Boston Games 1–4

(Games 1–2 joined-in-progress)

Danny Gallivan Dick Irvin, Jr.
NY Rangers-Chicago Game 6

(joined-in-progress)

Bill Hewitt Brian McFarlane
Semifinals Montreal-Chicago Games 1–5

(Games 1–4 joined-in-progress)

Danny Gallivan Dick Irvin, Jr.
St. Louis-Minnesota Games 6–7

(Game 6 joined-in-progress)

Bill Hewitt Brian McFarlane
1969 Quarterfinals Montreal-NY Rangers Games 1–4 Danny Gallivan Dick Irvin, Jr.
Boston-Toronto Games 1–4 Bill Hewitt Brian McFarlane
Semifinals Montreal-Boston Games 1–6 Danny Gallivan Dick Irvin, Jr.

Notes Edit

  • 1967–68 marked the first full season that all Hockey Night in Canada games (regular season and playoffs) were televised in color. Some 1966–67 games, including the Stanley Cup Finals, were also televised in color.