MSG Networks to Air Every First Round Game During New York Rangers’ Playoff Series

MSG Networks to Air Every First Round Game During New York Rangers’ Playoff Series Against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Starting with Game 1 at 7:00pm on Tuesday, May 3rd
Expanded Playoff Coverage to Include Exclusive Pregame and Postgame Shows For Every Rangers Opening Round Telecast

New York, NY (April 30, 2022) – With the New York Rangers set to drop the puck and begin its Stanley Cup playoff run, MSG Networks today announced its official telecast schedule for the team’s first round matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins, starting with Game 1 at home at 7:00pm on Tuesday, May 3rd. MSG Networks will air every playoff game during the team’s opening round series, serving as the go-to home for Rangers playoffs coverage.

Play-by-play announcer and Hockey Hall of Famer Sam Rosen will be on the call with analyst Joe Micheletti for each game throughout the series. Reporter Michelle Gingras will provide in-game analysis and conduct player interviews throughout the pregame, postgame and each intermission.

The network will also have a half-hour pregame show and an expanded one-hour postgame show for every opening round telecast. Hosted by John Giannone, the studio coverage will feature legendary Rangers goalie and franchise icon Henrik Lundqvist, alongside his former teammate and New York Emmy Award-winning analyst Steve Valiquette.

MSG Networks’ complete schedule for the Rangers’ first round series can be seen below. All Rangers postseason coverage airing on MSG Networks will also be available on MSG GO, the network’s live streaming and video on demand platform.

Game Date Opponent Time Network
Game 1 Tuesday, May 3 Pittsburgh 7:00pm MSG Network
Game 2 Thursday, May 5 Pittsburgh 7:00pm MSG Network
Game 3 Saturday, May 7 at Pittsburgh 7:00pm MSG Network
Game 4 Monday, May 9 at Pittsburgh 7:00pm MSG Network
*Game 5 Wednesday, May 11 Pittsburgh TBD MSG Network
*Game 6 Friday, May 13 at Pittsburgh TBD MSG Network
*Game 7 Sunday, May 15 Pittsburgh TBD MSG Network


About MSG Networks
MSG Networks, a pioneer in sports media, owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks and a companion streaming service that serve the nation’s number one media market, the New York DMA, as well as other portions of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The networks feature a wide range of compelling sports content, including exclusive live local games and other programming of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres, as well as significant coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. This content, in addition to a diverse array of other sporting events and critically acclaimed original programming, has established MSG Networks as the gold standard in regional sports.  MSG Networks is a subsidiary of Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp.

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