SAN JOSE, CA - NBC Sports California (@NBCSAuthentic) has announced its multiplatform coverage for the San Jose Sharks' (@SanJoseSharks) first-round playoff series against the Vegas Golden Knights, which includes Games 1-4, along with Games 5-7 (if necessary); comprehensive game-day coverage with Sharks Pregame Live and Sharks Postgame Live shows. The network will provide live streaming of its Sharks-Knights games - along with game-day shows Sharks Pregame Live and Sharks Postgame Live - on the MyTeams by NBC Sports app. MyTeams is available for download on iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
Calling all the action for Sharks-Knights games on NBC Sports California will be eight-time regional Emmy Award-winner and play-by-play announcer Randy Hahn (@sharkvoice), former Sharks forward Jamie Baker (@Bakes_Jamie13) and 17-year NHL veteran Bret Hedican (@BretHedican).
NBC Sports California's Sharks Pregame Live will lead viewers right to the drop of the puck with a breakdown of the day's matchup, insightful analysis, and interviews with Sharks coaches and players. Immediately following Sharks games on NBC Sports California, Sharks Postgame Live will provide in-depth game analysis, complete game highlights, a live look at head coach Peter DeBoer's press conference, interviews from the dressing room and player reaction, and a preview of the next game. The shows will be anchored by 13-time regional Emmy Award-winner Brodie Brazil (@BrodieNBCS), 12-year NHL veteran Curtis Brown (@DocBrown37) and former Sharks right wing Devin Setoguchi, with additional analysis provided by Hahn, Baker and Hedican.
All San Jose Sharks playoff games can be heard on the 98.5 (KUFX-FM) and the San Jose Sharks Radio Network (the Sharks pre-game show will air live in its entirety on KFOX starting ½ hour before every game). Calling the action on the airwaves is venerable play-by-play announcer Dan Rusanowsky (@DanRusanowsky), who will be joined by former Sharks forward Mark Smith, as well as Baker and Hedican.
In addition, all Sharks home playoff games will include a Spanish language audio broadcast. The Spanish audio call can be heard on the Sharks + SAP Center App and via the SAP setting on NBC Sports California's television broadcast. Calling the action will be Bay Area resident Ambrosio Rico, who has extensive experience calling professional sports, including seven seasons (2001-05 - 2017-present) as color analyst for the Oakland Raiders Spanish broadcast.
Other platforms include Sharks Morning Skate, a live multiplatform game-day show hosted by Hahn, Baker, Hedican and Rusanowsky which will be presented throughout the Sharks-Knights series on Facebook Live. Sharks Morning Skate will deliver a complete game-day analysis, the latest team developments, insider reports and top stories and news from around the NHL. Fans will have the opportunity to interact with the hosts during the shows on Facebook Live, which can be found on the San Jose Sharks and NBC Sports California's Facebook page.
The Sharks also just announced the "Morning Tide With Ted Ramey," a 30-45 minute podcast that will be available across all of the Sharks digital platforms the morning following each of the Sharks 2019 playoff games. "Morning Tide With Ted Ramey," will feature Sharks analysis, reactions to playoff games, exclusive interviews and more. Ramey (@TedRameyMedia), a Bay Area native and life-long Sharks fan, has served as the play-by-play voice of the San Jose Earthquakes for the past six seasons. He has also been a staple on Bay Area sports radio, including KCBS, KNBR, 107.7 The Bone, amongst others.