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American television Edit

2010s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Ice level reporters
2016 Pittsburgh–Tampa Bay NBCSN Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk (Games 1–3, 5–7) Pierre McGuire
2015 Tampa Bay-NY Rangers 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 NY Rangers-Montreal NBC (Game 1) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire
NBCSN (Games 2–6)
2013 Boston-Pittsburgh NBC (Game 1) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire
NBCSN (Games 2–4)
2012 New Jersey-NY Rangers NBCSN (Games 1–2, 4–6) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire
NBC (Game 3)
2011 Boston-Tampa Bay Versus (Games 1–3, 5–7) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire (Game 1, 5–7)

Joe Micheletti (Game 2–4)

NBC (Game 4)
2010 Philadelphia-Montreal Versus (Games 1–3, 5) Joe Beninati Daryl Reaugh Bob Harwood (Game 1-2)

Billy Jaffe (Game 3)
Charissa Thompson (Game 5)

NBC (Game 4) Mike Emrick Eddie Olczyk Pierre McGuire

Notes

  • 2015–present: Games that fall on the weekend of the Preakness Stakes only featured Emrick and McGuire in the booth, with lead analyst Eddie Olczyk going on assignment as a handicapper for NBC's coverage of the Preakness Stakes.

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 Ottawa-Buffalo 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 New Jersey-Ottawa ESPN (Game 1–3, 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 Darren Pang
ABC (Game 4)
2000 New Jersey-Philadelphia ABC (Game 1) Steve Levy Darren Pang
ESPN (Games 2–7)

1990s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1999 Buffalo-Toronto Fox (Game 1) Mike Emrick John Davidson
ESPN (Games 2–5) Steve Levy Darren Pang
1998 Washington-Buffalo ESPN Gary Thorne (Games 1, 2)

Steve Levy (Games 3-6)

Bill Clement (Games 1, 2)

Darren Pang (Games 3-6)

1997 Philadelphia-NY Rangers ESPN (Games 1, 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 Florida-Pittsburgh 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 New Jersey-Philadelphia ESPN (Games 1–4, 6) Gary Thorne Bill Clement
Fox (Game 5) Mike Emrick John Davidson
1994 NY Rangers-New Jersey ESPN2 (Game 1) Sean McDonough Brian Engblom
ESPN (Games 2–7) Gary Thorne Bill Clement
1993 Montreal-NY Islanders ABC (Game 1) Gary Thorne Bill Clement
ESPN (Games 2–5)
1992 Pittsburgh-Boston SportsChannel America Jiggs McDonald Bill Clement
1991 Pittsburgh-Boston SportsChannel America Jiggs McDonald Bill Clement
1990 Boston-Washington SportsChannel America Jiggs McDonald Bill Clement

Local television Edit

1990s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Ice level reporters Studio host Studio analysts
1994 N.Y. 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 (Game 3) (New York area) (New Jersey)

SportsChannel New York Plus (Games 4 and 6) (New York area) (New Jersey)

Mike Emrick Peter McNab Stan Fischler
1993 Montreal-NY 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 Sean McDonough Johnny Peirson
WSBK (Boston area; Games 3-4, 6) Derek Sanderson Tom Larson
SportsChannel New York (New York area)

New Jersey

Gary Thorne and Jiggs McDonald Peter McNab Stan Fischler
1986 Montreal-NY Rangers
1984 NY Islanders-Montreal
1983 NY Islanders-Boston
1982 NY Islanders-Quebec

Notes Edit

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

Canadian television Edit

2010s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Ice level reporters
2016 Pittsburgh–Tampa Bay CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Glenn Healy and Scott Oake
2015 NY Rangers-Tampa Bay CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Glenn Healy and Scott Oake
2014 NY Rangers-Montreal 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 Jersey-NY Rangers CBC Jim Hughson Craig Simpson Glenn Healy and Elliotte Friedman
2011 Boston-Tampa Bay CBC (Games 1, 5, 6, 7) Bob Cole Garry Galley Scott Oake
TSN (Games 2, 3, 4) Gord Miller Pierre McGuire Ryan Rishaug
2010 Philadelphia-Montreal CBC Bob Cole Garry Galley Glenn Healy and Elliotte Friedman

Notes Edit

  • 2010–present: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 commentator(s)
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 Ottawa-Buffalo CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
2006 Buffalo-Carolina TSN (Games 1, 2, 6, 7) Gord Miller Pierre McGuire
CBC (Games 3, 4, 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 New Jersey-Ottawa CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
2002 Carolina-Toronto CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
2001 New Jersey-Pittsburgh CBC Chris Cuthbert Greg Millen
2000 New Jersey-Philadelphia CBC Chris Cuthbert Greg Millen

1990s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1999 Buffalo-Toronto CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
1998 Washington-Buffalo CBC Chris Cuthbert John Garrett
1997 Philadelphia-NY Rangers CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
1996 Florida-Pittsburgh CBC Chris Cuthbert John Garrett
1995 New Jersey-Philadelphia 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 Pittsburgh-Boston CBC Bob Cole John Garrett and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1990 Boston-Washington CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale

Notes Edit

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

1980s Edit

Year Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1989 Montreal-Philadelphia CBC Bob Cole Dick Irvin, Jr. and Scotty Bowman
1988 Boston-New Jersey CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale
1987 Philadelphia-Montreal CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1986 Montreal-NY Rangers CBC Bob Cole Harry Neale and Dick Irvin, Jr.
1985 Philadelphia-Quebec CTV Dan Kelly Ron Reusch
1984 NY Islanders-Montreal CBC (Games 1, 2, 3, 4 East of Manitoba; Games 5, 6 national) Danny Gallivan Dick Irvin, Jr. and Mickey Redmond
1983 NY Islanders-Boston CBC (Games 2, 3, 5, 6) Bob Cole (Games 2, 5)

Danny Gallivan (Games 3, 6)

Mickey Redmond (Games 2, 5)

Dick Irvin, Jr. (Games 3, 6)

1982 NY Islanders-Quebec CBC (Games 1, 2, 4 East of Manitoba; Game 3 Quebec only) Bob Cole (Games 1, 2)

Danny Gallivan (Games 3, 4)

Mickey Redmond (Games 1, 2)

Dick Irvin, Jr. (Games 3, 4)

Radio Edit

2000s Edit

Year Teams Flagship Station Play-By-Play Color Commentator(s)
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 Commentator(s) Studio Host
1997 Philadelphia-NY 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 N.Y. Rangers-New Jersey NHL Radio (Continental)

WFAN–AM (N.Y. Rangers)
WABC (New Jersey)

Kenny Albert

Marv Albert (Games 2, 5) 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

1980s Edit

Year Teams Flagship Station Play-By-Play Color Commentators Ice Level reporter
1988 Boston-New Jersey WPLM (Boston)

WMCA (New Jersey)

Bob Wilson

Dale Arnold

Johnny Bucyk Johnny Bucyk
1986 Montreal-NY Rangers
1984 NY Islanders-Montreal
1983 NY Islanders-Boston
1982 NY Islanders-Quebec

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