TheHammer24 wrote:Ossa wrote:Yes, local broadcasts have exclusive rights. You'll be fine.
I live in Chicago. What happens if the pens and Hawks overlap?
TheHammer24 wrote:I live in Chicago. Tonight, the Hawks were the NBCSN game but because they're local we watched the game on Comcast Sports Net. However, because the game went into OT NBCSN remained blacked out.
I wonder if the local stations have exclusive hockey rights (like how CBS is blacked out when the Bears play) such that when the hawks play I'll miss all hockey.
You'll be fine. The NHL has it set up so every game will be on either NBCSN NBC or CNBC
I live in Minneapolis, and the LA / Stl game was on CNBC. Yes, the Detroit game was blacked out until after Minneapolis game ended. So really, the only way you'll be blacked out is if: The Pens are supposed to be on the same channel right after Chicago plays and Chicago has a long OT game
ShipHockey7 wrote:In the event of an overlap between Hawks and Pens, if its on NBC or NBCSN or CNBC or whatever you can watch via an ipad or something along those lines with NBC Sports Extra app, came in real handy last night during the dual OT games. One on TV one on the app.
Not ideal, but better than nothing -- I think you can also stream online via their website
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