The Chicago Blackhawks announced today the broadcast information for the team’s upcoming Second Round series vs. the Minnesota Wild, which begins on Friday, May 2 at the United Center.
All seven games of the series can be heard nationwide at on wgnradio.com, the WGN Radio apps for Apple and Android devices, iHeartRadio.com or TuneIn. Locally, 87.7 FM The Game will also carry all seven games of the series. WGN AM-720 will carry Games 1, 2 and 7 in their entirety, and join Games 3, 4 and 5 in progress following the conclusion of the Cubs game.
In the United States, NBC Sports Network will carry Game 1, NBC will broadcast Game 2 and CNBC will pick up Game 3. U.S. television rights have not yet been determined for Game 4 or potential Games 5, 6 and 7.
|Game ||Date ||Time (CT) ||Venue ||Local TV ||Local Radio |
|Game 1 ||Fri., May 2 ||8:30 p.m. ||United Center ||NBCSN ||WGN AM-720/87.7 FM |
|Game 2 ||Sun., May 4 ||2:00 p.m. ||United Center ||NBC ||WGN AM-720/87.7 FM |
|Game 3 ||Tue., May 6 ||8:00 p.m. ||Xcel Energy Center ||CNBC ||87.7 FM |
|Game 4 ||Fri., May 9 ||TBD ||Xcel Energy Center ||TBD ||87.7 FM |
|Game 5 ||Sun., May 11 ||TBD ||United Center ||TBD ||87.7 FM |
|Game 6 ||Tue., May 13 ||TBD ||Xcel Energy Center ||TBD ||87.7 FM |
|Game 7 ||Thu., May 15 ||TBD ||United Center ||TBD ||WGN AM-720/87.7 FM |
Chicago advanced to the second round by defeating the St. Louis Blues in six games to open the postseason. Minnesota topped Central Division champion Colorado in seven games to advance.
The Blackhawks finished the 2013-14 regular season with a 46-21-15 record (107 points) and earned the third seed in the NHL’s Central Division. For the first time since 1992-97, Chicago has reached the Stanley Cup Playoffs for six consecutive seasons.
Chicago posted a 2-3-0 record against Minnesota during the regular season. The is the second all-time postseason meeting between the Blackhawks and Wild, with Chicago posting a four games to one series win in last year’s Conference Quarterfinal in the only other match-up between the clubs.