— VERSUS, the exclusive cable television home of the NHL, today announced the following addition to its 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Quarter-Final round schedule: the Montreal Canadiens
will face off against the Boston Bruins
from the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston for Game 6 of their series on Saturday, April 19, at 7 p.m. ET. Montreal leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. The network was originally scheduled to air Game 6 between the Ottawa Senators
and Pittsburgh Penguins
, but the Penguins swept the series earlier in the week to advance to the Conference Semifinal round. Immediately following the Montreal/Boston game, VERSUS will air Hockey Central followed by Game 6 of the Minnesota Wild
series at 10 p.m. ET. Colorado leads that best-of-seven series 3-2.
VERSUS’ coverage in the Conference Quarter-Finals is non-exclusive and subject to local blackouts.
VERSUS celebrates real competition in all its forms across all platforms (VERSUS.com, VERSUS on Demand and VERSUS HD). Now in more than 74 million homes, the network is the national cable home of the National Hockey League and the Stanley Cup Playoffs as well as best-in-class events such as The Tour de France, Davis Cup Tennis, the Professional Bull Riders (PBR), World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Professional Boxing. The network also offers collegiate sports featuring nationally-ranked teams from top conferences such as the Pac-10, Big 12 and Mountain West. VERSUS features the best field sports programming on television and is a destination for sports fans, athletes and sportsmen to find exclusive, competitive events that audiences can't find elsewhere. VERSUS, a wholly owned company of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.