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American Television Edit

2010s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentators Ice level reporters
2019 Boston-Carolina NBCSN (Games 1, 3–4, 6–7) Mike Emrick Mike Milbury or Eddie Olczyk Brian Boucher or Pierre McGuire
NBC (Games 2, 5)
2018 Tampa Bay-Washington NBCSN (Games 1–4, 6–7) Mike Emrick Mike Milbury (Games 1–2, 5)
Eddie Olczyk (Games 3–4, 6–7)
Brian Boucher (Games 1–2)
Pierre McGuire (Games 3–7)
NBC (Game 5)
2017 Pittsburgh-Ottawa NBC (Games 1, 5) John Forslund (Games 1–3)
Mike Emrick (Games 4–7)
Eddie Olczyk (Games 1–2, 5–7) Pierre McGuire
NBCSN (Games 2–4, 6–7)
2016 Pittsburgh-Tampa Bay NBCSN Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk (Games 1–3, 5–7) 'Pierre McGuire
2015 New York Rangers-Tampa Bay NBC (Game 1) Mike Emrick (Games 1–2, 5–7)
John Forslund (Game 3)
Kenny Albert (Game 4)
Eddie Olczyk (Games 2–3, 5–7)
Joe Micheletti (Game 4)
Pierre McGuire (Games 1–3, 5–7)
Brian Engblom (Game 4)
NBCSN (Games 2–7)
2014 Montreal-New York Rangers NBC (Game 1) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire
NBCSN (Games 2–6)
2013 Pittsburgh-Boston NBC (Game 1) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire
NBCSN (Games 2–4)
2012 New Jersey-New York Rangers NBCSN (Games 1–2, 4–6) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire
NBC (Game 4)
2011 Boston-Tampa Bay Versus (Games 1–3, 5–7) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire (Games 1, 5–7)
Joe Micheletti (Games 2–4)
NBC (Game 4)
2010 Philadelphia-Montreal Versus (Games 1-3, 5) Joe Beninati Daryl Reaugh Bob Harwood (Games 1-2)
Billy Jaffe (Game 3)
Charissa Thompson (Game 5)
NBC (Game 4) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire

2000s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentators
2009 Pittsburgh-Carolina Versus Joe Beninati Daryl Reaugh
2008 Pittsburgh-Philadelphia Versus (Games 1–4) Joe Beninati Darren Eliot
NBC (Game 5) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk
2007 Buffalo-Ottawa Versus (Games 1–4) Joe Beninati Darren Eliot
NBC (Game 5) Dave Strader Eddie Olczyk
2006 Carolina-Buffalo NBC (Game 1) Mike Emrick John Davidson
OLN (Games 2–7)
2005 Canceled due to 2004–05 NHL lockout.
2004 Tampa Bay-Philadelphia ABC (Games 1, 4) Gary Thorne Bill Clement and John Davidson
ESPN (Games 2–3)
ESPN2 (Games 5–7)
Bill Clement
2003 Ottawa-New Jersey ESPN2 (Games 1, 3)
ESPN (Games 2, 5–7)
Steve Levy (Games 1–4)
Gary Thorne (Games 5–7)
Darren Pang (Games 1–3)
Bill Clement (Games 5–7)
ABC (Game 4) Darren Pang and John Davidson
2002 Carolina-Toronto ESPN Steve Levy Darren Pang
2001 New Jersey-Pittsburgh ESPN (Games 1–3, 5) Steve Levy (Games 1–3)
Gary Thorne (Games 4–5)
Darren Pang (Games 1–3)
Bill Clement (Games 4–5)
ABC (Game 4)
2000 Philadelphia-New Jersey ABC (Game 1) Gary Thorne (Games 1–2)
Steve Levy (Games 3–7)
Bill Clement (Games 1–2)
Darren Pang (Games 3–7)
ESPN (Games 2–7)

1990s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentators
1999 Buffalo-Toronto FOX (Game 1) Mike Emrick John Davidson
ESPN (Games 2–5) Steve Levy Darren Pang
1998 Washington-Buffalo ESPN Steve Levy Darren Pang
1997 Philadelphia-New York Rangers ESPN2 (Game 1)

ESPN (Games 3–4)

Dave Strader (Game 1)
Gary Thorne (Games 3–4)
Darren Pang (Game 1)
Bill Clement (Games 3–4)
FOX (Games 2, 5) Mike Emrick John Davidson
1996 Pittsburgh-Florida ESPN (Games 1–3, 5–7) Gary Thorne (Games 1–2, 7)
Tom Mees (Games 3, 5–6)
Bill Clement (Games 1–2, 7)
Darren Pang (Games 3, 5–6)
FOX (Game 4) Mike Emrick John Davidson
1995 Philadelphia-New Jersey ESPN (Games 1–4, 6) Gary Thorne Bill Clement
FOX (Game 5) Mike Emrick John Davidson
1994 New York Rangers-New Jersey ESPN2 (Game 1) Sean McDonough Brian Engblom
ESPN (Games 2–7) Gary Thorne Bill Clement
1993 Montreal-New York Islanders ABC (Game 1) Gary Thorne Bill Clement
ESPN (Games 2–5)
1992 Pittsburgh-Boston SportsChannel America Jiggs McDonald Bill Clement
1991 Boston-Pittsburgh SportsChannel America Jiggs McDonald John Davidson
1990 Boston-Washington SportsChannel America Jiggs McDonald Bill Clement

Canadian television Edit

2010s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentators Ice level reporters
2019 Boston-Carolina CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Kyle Bukauskas
2018 Tampa Bay-Washington CBC Paul Romanuk Garry Galley Kyle Bukauskas
2017 Pittsburgh-Ottawa CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Scott Oake
2016 Pittsburgh-Tampa Bay CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Glenn Healy and Scott Oake
2015 New York Rangers-Tampa Bay CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Glenn Healy and Scott Oake
2014 Montreal-New York Rangers CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Glenn Healy and Scott Oake
2013 Boston-Pittsburgh CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Glenn Healy and Scott Oake
2012 New York Rangers-New Jersey CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Glenn Healy and Elliotte Friedman
2011 Boston-Tampa Bay CBC (Games 1, 5–7) Bob Cole Mike Milbury and Garry Galley Scott Oake
TSN (Games 2–4) Gord Miller Pierre McGuire Ryan Rishaug
2010 Philadelphia-Montreal CBC Bob Cole Garry Galley Glenn Healy and Elliotte Friedman

Notes Edit

  • 2010–2016: Like NBC's Pierre McGuire, CBC's Glenn Healy was positioned between the team benches and provided color commentary in addition to reporting.
  • 2015–present – CBC's coverage is now produced by Sportsnet under a 12-year exclusive contract signed by the NHL and Rogers Communications.

2000s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentators
2009 Pittsburgh-Carolina TSN (Games 1–2) Gord Miller Pierre McGuire
CBC (Games 3–4) Bob Cole Greg Millen
2008 Pittsburgh-Philadelphia CBC Bob Cole Greg Millen
2007 Buffalo-Ottawa CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
2006 Carolina-Buffalo TSN (Games 1–2, 6–7) Gord Miller Pierre McGuire
CBC (Games 3–5) Jim Hughson Greg Millen
2005 Canceled due to 2004–05 NHL lockout.
2004 Tampa Bay-Philadelphia TSN (Games 1, 4, 6) Gord Miller Pierre McGuire
CBC (Games 2–3, 5, 7) Bob Cole (Games 2–3)
Chris Cuthbert (Games 5, 7)
Harry Neale (Games 2–3)
Greg Millen (Games 5, 7)
2003 Ottawa-New Jersey CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
2002 Carolina-Toronto CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
2001 New Jersey-Pittsburgh CBC Chris Cuthbert Greg Millen
2000 Philadelphia-New Jersey CBC Chris Cuthbert Greg Millen

1990s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentators
1999 Toronto-Buffalo CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
1998 Washington-Buffalo CBC Chris Cuthbert John Garrett
1997 Philadelphia-NY Rangers CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
1996 Pittsburgh-Florida CBC Chris Cuthbert John Garrett
1995 Philadelphia-New Jersey CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
1994 NY Rangers-New Jersey CBC Chris Cuthbert John Garrett and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1993 Montreal-NY Islanders CBC Chris Cuthbert John Garrett and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1992 Pittsburgh-Boston CBC Bob Cole John Garrett and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1991 Boston-Pittsburgh CBC Bob Cole John Garrett and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1990 Boston-Washington CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale and Dick Irvin, Jr.

Notes Edit

  • Prior to the 1993–94 season, the NHL's Eastern Conference was known as Prince of Wales Conference. The Wales Conference was created in 1974 when the NHL realigned its teams into 2 conferences and 4 divisions.

1980s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentators
1989 Montreal-Philadelphia CBC Bob Cole Scotty Bowman and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1988 Boston-New Jersey CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1987 Philadelphia-Montreal CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1986 Montreal-New York Rangers CBC Bob Cole Dick Irvin, Jr.
1985 Quebec-Philadelphia CTV Dan Kelly Ron Reusch
1984 Montreal-New York Islanders CBC (Games 1, 2, 3, 4 East of Manitoba; Games 5, 6 national) Danny Gallivan Gary Dornhoefer and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1983 Boston-New York Islanders CBC (Games 2, 3, 5, 6) Danny Gallivan Dick Irvin, Jr.
1982 New York Islanders-Quebec CBC (Games 1, 2, 4 East of Manitoba; Game 3 Quebec only) Bob Cole (in New York)
Danny Gallivan (in Quebec)
Mickey Redmond and Don Cherry (in New York)
Bobby Hull and Dick Irvin, Jr. (in Quebec)

Local Television Edit

1990s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentators Ice level reporters Studio host
1994 New York Rangers-New Jersey MSG Network (Games 1, 5 and 7) (New York area) (New York Rangers)

MSG II (Game 2) (New York area) (New York Rangers)

Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig Al Trautwig
SportsChannel New York; games from Continental Airlines Arena (New York area; New Jersey Devils) Mike Emrick Peter McNab Stan Fischler
1993 Montreal-New York Islanders SportsChannel New York (Games 2-5); New York area; NY Islanders) Jiggs McDonald Ed Westfall Stan Fischler

1980s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentators Ice level reporters Studio host Studio Analysts
1988 Boston-New Jersey NESN (Boston area; Games 1–2, 5, 7) Boston Fred Cusick Derek Sanderson and Dave Shea Dave Shea Tom Larson
WSBK (Boston area; Games 3–4, 6) Derek Sanderson Sean McDonough Johnny Peirson
SportsChannel New York (New Yorkarea)

New Jersey

Gary Thorne and Jiggs McDonald Peter McNab Stan Fischler

Radio Edit

2010s Edit

Year Teams Flagship Station Play-By-Play Color Commentators
2018 Tampa Bay-Washington Westwood One/NBC Sports Radio

970 WFLA (Tampa Bay)
Federal News Radio (Washington)

Sam Rosen

Dave Mishkin

John Walton

Darren Pang

Phil Esposito (home games)

Dave Andreychuk/Chris Dingman (away games)

Ken Sabourin

2017 Pittsburgh-Ottawa Westwood One/NBC Sports Radio
The X at 105.9 (Pittsburgh)

TSN 1200 (Ottawa)

Sam Rosen
Mike Lange
Dean Brown
Darren Pang
Phil Bourque
Gord Wilson

2000s Edit

Year Teams Flagship Station Play-By-Play Color commentators
2003 New Jersey-Ottawa NHL Radio (Continental)
WABC (New Jersey)
CFGO (Ottawa)
Sam Rosen
John Hennessy
Dean Brown
Gary Green
Randy Velischek
Gord Wilson
2001 New Jersey-Pittsburgh NHL Radio (Continental)

WABC (New Jersey)
WBGG and WWSW (Pittsburgh)

Sam Rosen
Mike Miller
Mike Lange and Paul Steigerwald
Gary Green
Randy Velischek
Bob Errey
2000 New Jersey-Philadelphia NHL Radio (Continental)
WABC (New Jersey)
WIP (Philadelphia)
Sam Rosen
Mike Miller
Tim Saunders
Gary Green
Randy Velischek
Steve Coates

1990s Edit

Year Teams Flagship Station Play-By-Play Color commentators Studio Host
1997 Philadelphia-New York Rangers NHL Radio (Continental)

WIP (Philadelphia)
WFAN (Games 2-5) and WEVD (Game 1) (NY Rangers)

Sam Rosen

John Wiedeman
Marv Albert (Games 2-3) and Kenny Albert (Games 1, 4-5)

Gary Green
Steve Coates
Sal Messina

Kenny Albert

1995 New Jersey-Philadelphia NHL Radio (Continental)
WABC (New Jersey)
WIP (Philadelphia)
Kenny Albert
Mike Miller
Jim Jackson
Gary Green
Sherry Ross
Steve Coates
1994 NY Rangers-New Jersey NHL Radio (Continental)

WFAN (NY Rangers)
WABC (New Jersey)

Kenny Albert
Marv Albert (Games 2, 5) and Howie Rose (Games 1, 3-4, 6-7)
Mike Miller
Gary Green

Sal Messina
Sherry Ross


Howie Rose

1993 Montreal-NY Islanders CIQC (Montreal)

WPAT & WGBB (NY Islanders)

Dino Sisto

Barry Landers

Steve Shutt

Bob Nystrom

Joel Blumberg