New York, NY (April 25, 2012) – MSG Networks will telecast – exclusively in the New York market – the deciding Game 7 of two Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series on Thursday night when the New York Rangers host the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden at 7:00 p.m. on MSG and the New Jersey Devils travel to Florida to face the Panthers at 8:30 p.m. on MSG+. MSG Networks’ presentation of the New York Knicks regular season finale against the Bobcats in Charlotte will be carried by My9 starting at 8:00 p.m.
MSG’s coverage of the Rangers-Senators game will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the “Nissan Rangers Game Night” pregame show and continue immediately after the final horn with the “Mercedes-Benz Rangers Postgame Show.” MSG+’s coverage of the Devils-Panthers matchup will start at 8:00 p.m. with the “Devils Game Night” pre-game show and continue immediately after the game with the “Devils Postgame Show.”
At 11:00 p.m., MSG and the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants will host “Big Blue Draft Night Live” during Thursday’s first round of the NFL Draft. The live, one hour special will include live in-studio interviews with Head Coach Tom Coughlin, General Manager Jerry Reese and Director of College Scouting Marc Ross, and a live phone conversation with the Giants’ draft pick after he is selected.