Live Coverage of the Rangers-Canadiens Series, Plus Extensive Pre and Postgame Coverage Before and After Every Rangers Game on MSG Networks
Coverage of Game One begins at
6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 on MSG
TWO SHOWS FOR FANS IN ADVANCE OF GAME COVERAGE:
JEEP “RANGERS QUEST FOR THE CUP” – TUESDAY, APRIL 11 AT 8:00 P.M.
THE GEICO “MSG HOCKEY SHOW” – TUESDAY, APRIL 11 AT 8:30 P.M.
New York, NY (April 10, 2017) – Rangers fans will be super-served NHL Playoff content as the team embarks on its playoff journey. MSG Networks (NYSE: MSGN) will offer a full lineup of playoff programming kicking off Tuesday, April 11 with the Jeep “Rangers Quest for the Cup” followed by a special playoff edition of the Geico “MSG Hockey Show.” All games in the series will be telecast on MSG Networks, with the possible exception of a potential Game Six.
First round coverage of the Rangers/Canadiens tilt begins Wednesday, April 12 at 6:00 p.m. with the Maserati “Rangers Game Night” pregame show. The Game One puck drops on MSG at 7:00 p.m. and will be immediately followed by the one-hour Mercedes-Benz “Postgame Show.” A full game schedule is below.
All first round games airing on MSG Networks, as well as pre-game and post-game coverage, will be available on “MSG GO,” MSG Networks’ live streaming and video on demand platform.
MSG will have one-hour postgame shows after every Rangers game in the playoffs, including after national broadcast games.
MSG Networks Rangers playoff coverage will feature the fan-favorite tandem of Hall-of-Fame play-by-play announcer Sam Rosen and analyst Joe Micheletti. John Giannone serves as MSG’s in-arena reporter, and the MSG Studio crew in New York features former Rangers Ron Duguay and Steve Valiquette, as well as Al Trautwig and Bill Pidto.
MSG Networks kicks-off its playoff programming tomorrow night (Tuesday) with the Jeep “Rangers Quest for the Cup” on 8:00 p.m. on both MSG and MSG+. The half-hour special will have the latest news surrounding the Rangers and the Canadiens and will feature interviews and in-depth analysis from the MSG broadcast team – Al Trautwig, Steve Valiquette and Ron Duguay.
A special playoff version of the Geico “MSG Hockey Show” follows at 8:30 pm on both MSG and MSG+. A fun, fast-paced half-hour of opinion and conversation about hockey and New York, the “MSG Hockey Show” features a dynamic group consisting of Will Reeve, former NHL star Anson Carter, and Arda Ocal.
2017 MSG NETWORK RANGERS PLAYOFF TELECAST SCHEDULE (*if necessary)
|Game 1||Wed, April 12||@Canadiens||7:00 p.m.||MSG|
|Game 2||Fri, April 14||@Canadiens||7:00 p.m.||MSG|
|Game 3||Sun, April 16||Canadiens||7:00 p.m.||MSG|
|Game 4||Tue, April 18||Canadiens||7:00 p.m.||MSG|
|*Game 5||Thu, April 20||@Canadiens||TBD||MSG|
|*Game 6||Sat, April 22||Canadiens||TBD||TBD|
|*Game 7||Mon, April 24||@Canadiens||TBD||MSG|
About MSG Networks Inc.
An industry leader in sports production, and content development and distribution, MSG Networks Inc. owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, and a live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to 10 professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; New York Liberty; New York Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, as well as coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. Each year, MSG and MSG+ collectively telecast approximately 500 live professional games, along with a comprehensive lineup of other sporting events, including college football and basketball, and critically-acclaimed original programming. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 145 New York Emmy Awards over the past nine years.