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NBC Sports Washington To Carry Hershey Bears ECF Playoff Games



Hershey Bears defenseman Lucas Johansen and Rochester Americans winger Isak Rosen await a faceoff. (Tori Hartman/Hershey Bears)

It won’t be a hassle for Washington Capitals fans to tune into the Hershey Bears‘ Calder Cup playoff run.

NBC Sports Washington will air the team’s Eastern Conference Finals series against the Rochester Americans, starting with Game 2 on Thursday, the Capitals announced on Wednesday. The network will partner with Pennsylvania-based FOX 43 to simulcast the coverage.

Additionally, a Washington-based watch party for Game 2 will be held at District E in Gallery Place, steps from Capital One Arena. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for the game’s 7 p.m. start.

The Rochester Americans hold a 1-0 series lead. Here’s the remaining schedule for the Eastern Conference Finals (all times Eastern):

Game 2: Thursday, May 25 at Hershey, 7 p.m.

Game 3: Saturday, May 27 at Rochester, 7:05 p.m.

Game 4: Monday, May 29 at Rochester, 6:05 p.m.

Game 5*: Wednesday, May 31 at Hershey, 7 p.m.

Game 6*: Friday, June 2 at Rochester, 7:05 p.m.

Game 7*: Monday, June 5 at Hershey, 7 p.m.

(*)=if necessary
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