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Sharks and Kings First Round Broadcast Schedule

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE - CSN California (@CSNAuthentic), the home of "Authentic Bay Area Sports," has announced its multi-platform coverage for the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings. CSN California will air Games 1-4 of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round, along with Games 5-7 (if necessary); plus, comprehensive news and analysis, extensive pregame and postgame coverage.

In addition, all San Jose Sharks playoff games can be heard on the 98.5 FM KFOX (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).

Tickets for games at SAP Center are now available at the SAP Center Ticket Office, All Ticketmaster ticket centers (including select Walmart stores), charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at

2016 Sharks First Round Playoff Broadcast Schedule

1 Thu. 14-Apr 7:30 p.m. Staples Center CSNCA 98.5 FM KFOX/SRN
2 Sat. 16-Apr 7:30 p.m. Staples Center CSNCA 98.5 FM KFOX/SRN
3 MON 18-Apr 7:30 p.m. SAP CENTER CSNCA 98.5 FM KFOX/SRN
4 WED 20-Apr 7:30 p.m. SAP CENTER CSNCA 98.5 FM KFOX/SRN
5* Fri. 22-Apr TBD Staples Center CSNCA 98.5 FM KFOX/SRN
7* Tues. 26-Apr TBD Staples Center CSNCA 98.5 FM KFOX/SRN

* If necessary
Times listed are PACIFIC TIME
Games at SAP Center at San Jose in BOLD

The Sharks television announcing team of Randy Hahn (play-by-play, @sharkvoice) and Jamie Baker (color analyst, @Bakes_Jamie13) will call all playoff games on CSN California.

Sharks Pregame Live, Sharks Postgame Live on CSN California: CSN California's Sharks Pregame Live will lead viewers right to the drop of the puck with a breakdown of the matchup, insightful analysis, and interviews with Sharks coaches and players. Immediately following Sharks games on CSN 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, player reaction, and a preview of the next game. The shows will be anchored by CSN's Brodie Brazil (@brodiebrazilCSN) and Sharks alumnus and 12-year NHL veteran Curtis Brown, with additional analysis provided by Hahn, Baker and Sharks radio analyst Bret Hedican (@BretHedican).


SportsNet Central (6 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.) on CSN Bay Area: Tune in to SportsNet Central (@SNCAuthentic) for in-depth, comprehensive news coverage on the Sharks/Kings match-up and the Stanley Cup Playoffs, live reports from San Jose and Los Angeles, interviews with players and coaches, expert analysis, breaking local and national news, up-to-the-minute scores, the best local video highlights and daily insider reports. Anchored by Dave Feldman (@FeldyCSN) and Ahmed Fareed (@AhmedFareedCSN), SportsNet Central is the place for local fans to turn seven nights a week with half-hour newscasts at 6 p.m., 10:30 p.m. and midnight.

SportsTalk Live on CSN Bay Area: Hosted by veteran Bay Area sports announcer Jim Kozimor (@CSNKoz), SportsTalk Live (@CSNSTL) - airing Monday-Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. - is a live, hour-long sports talk show featuring opinionated commentary, in-depth analysis and lively debate on the day's trending sports and entertainment stories in the Bay Area. Throughout the Sharks' playoff run, SportsTalk Live will feature a number of special guests from the Sharks, as well as NHL experts, including regular appearances from's Sharks Insider Kevin Kurz (@KKurzCSN) and Senior Insider Ray Ratto (@RattoCSN) who will break down the Sharks/Kings match-up and the other NHL playoff games.

CSN Bay Area and CSN California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii. CSN Bay Area, the television home of MLB's San Francisco Giants, NBA's Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. CSN California offers live coverage of MLB's Oakland Athletics, NBA's Sacramento Kings, NHL's San Jose Sharks, MLS's San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live sporting events per year, over 1,500 live studio shows, including SportsNet Central, SportsTalk Live, Pregame Live, Postgame Live, Press Conference Live, as well as compelling digital content, up-to-the-minute scores, highlights and breaking news via and Follow both networks on Twitter via @CSNAuthentic.

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