Sportsnet announces Stanley Cup Final broadcast schedule


Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov skates past Dallas Stars' Mattias Janmark. (Mike Carlson/AP)

The Tampa Bay Lightning closed out their Eastern Conference Final series against the New York Islanders Thursday, setting up a Stanley Cup Final with the Dallas Stars.

With the final stage of the 2020 post-season set, Sportsnet will be rinkside in Edmonton to deliver exclusive national English-language coverage to Canadians coast-to-coast. Live coverage, beginning Saturday on Sportsnet, CBC and via stream on SN NOW and NHL Live, will include:

From the Booth: Hockey Hall of Fame media honouree Jim Hughson and veteran analyst Craig Simpson have the call for the Stanley Cup Final.

From the Hockey Central Studio: Hosts Ron MacLean and David Amber are joined by Sportsnet’s NHL Insiders and analysts Elliotte Friedman, Kelly Hrudey, Brian Burke, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Kevin Bieksa and Anthony Stewart.

From Rinkside: Reporters Kyle Bukauskas and Scott Oake deliver the latest updates from Edmonton.

In Punjabi: On OMNI Television, Harnarayan Singh, Randip Janda, Harpreet Pandher and Gurpreet Sian air Games 1 and 5 on Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition.

On the Sportsnet Radio Network: Reaching listeners across the country, Sportsnet 650’s Brendan Batchelor and Corey Hirsch deliver the radio play-by-play for every game of the Stanley Cup Final for the Sportsnet Radio Network. Gord Stellick and Nick Alberga bookend all broadcasts with pre- and post-game coverage.

On and the Sportsnet App:
The Insiders: Breaking news, opinion and analysis from Canada’s top hockey writers: Chris Johnston, Eric Francis, Mark Spector, Iain McIntyre, Luke Fox, Eric Engels and Ken Wiebe.

31 Thoughts: The must-read column and fan-favourite podcast with Friedman and Jeff Marek continues throughout the Stanley Cup Final.

NHL Chatroom: Hosts Steve Dangle and Ailish Forfar chat about NHL headlines, hot topics and more in the new interactive online show, airing Wednesdays at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT on, and Sportsnet’s Youtube and Facebook channels.

On Social: Real-time Gotta-See-It highlights on Sportsnet’s YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook channels.

Below is the broadcast schedule for the Stanley Cup Final:

Dallas Stars vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Play-by-play: Jim Hughson
Game Analyst: Craig Simpson

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