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
|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)