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FOX Sports Arizona Announces its Coyotes vs. Blackhawks Playoff Schedule

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

April 10, 2012

When the Phoenix Coyotes and Chicago Blackhawks meet in the first round of the NHL Western Conference Playoffs, every game but one is set to be televised on either FOX Sports Arizona or FOX Sports Arizona Plus.

The action begins Thursday on FOX Sports Arizona Plus with Game #1 of this best of seven first round series. Coverage starts at 6 p.m. with a special one-hour version of the “Coyotes Live Presented by CenturyLink” pre-game show from the network’s set on Westgate City Center plaza outside Arena. The puck drops shortly after 7 p.m. Here is the local television schedule for the series – all times listed are Arizona time:

April 12: Game #1 at Glendale: FOX Sports Arizona Plus – pre-game at 6:00 pm/game at 7:00 pm

April 14: Game #2 at Glendale: NBC Sports Network – 7:00 pm

April 17: Game #3 at Chicago: FOX Sports Arizona Plus – pre-game at 5:45 pm/game at 6:00 pm

April 19: Game #4 at Chicago: FOX Sports Arizona Plus – pre-game at 4:45 pm/game at 5:00 pm

April 21: Game #5 at Glendale: FOX Sports Arizona – pre-game at 6:30 pm/game at 7:00 pm**

April 23: Game #6 at Chicago: FOX Sports Arizona Plus – time TBA**

April 25: Game #7 at Glendale: FOX Sports Arizona – time TBA**

** if necessary

FOX Sports Arizona Plus channels/providers are as follows:

Cox Communications (Phoenix/Tucson): 73 (SD), 1073 (HD)

DirecTV (statewide): 695 (SD), 695-1 (HD)

Comcast (Tucson): 17

Suddenlink/NPG (Flagstaff, Kingman, Lake Havasu, Parker, Payson): 156

CenturyLink: 999

Orbitel (Maricopa): 29 (SD), 829 (HD)

DISH channels change from game-to-game and can be found on day of the game or on via on-screen programming guides.

FOX Sports Arizona televises the most regional sports action in the state and is the exclusive cable television home of the Phoenix Coyotes, Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona State University, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University and Phoenix Mercury. FOX Sports Arizona is currently seen in 2.5 million households in Arizona & New Mexico and can also be seen across the country via home satellite services. And for even more coverage of the local sports scene, log onto, and
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