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NHL on Hughes is the name of a TV program that broadcast NHL games on the defunct independent Hughes Television Network during the 1979-80 season.

Hughes broadcast Thursday night games, All-Star Game, some playoff games and Games 1-5 of the Stanley Cup Finals (the final game, Game 6, was broadcast by CBS).

The first broadcast involved the Atlanta Flames against the Chicago Blackhawks on January 25th.

Playoff coverage Edit

Round Teams Games Play-by-play Color commentators
First round Pittsburgh-Boston Game 2
New York Rangers-Atlanta Game 4 Jiggs McDonald Pete Stemkowski
Quarterfinals Montreal-Minnesota Game 6 Dan Kelly Mickey Redmond
Minnesota-Montreal Game 7 Dan Kelly Mickey Redmond
Semifinals Buffalo-New York Islanders Games 3, 6 (CBC's feed) Dan Kelly Pete Stemkowski
Gary Dornhoefer (Game 6)
Philadelphia-Minnesota Games 3-4 (CBC's feed) Dan Kelly Pete Stemkowski (Game 3)
Gerry Pinder and Howie Meeker (Game 4)
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