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The NHL Game of the Week is a weekly presentation of National Hockey League games that air on NBC. The NHL began airing on NBC in the 2005-06 NHL season and typically produces one game per weekend, typically on Sunday afternoons, beginning the weekend of the NFL Conference Championship games.

During the 2016–17 NHL season, NBC Sports began to promote both the Game of the Week and Sunday Night Hockey broadcasts under the Star Sunday brand, focusing primarily on the NHL's star players. Star Sunday features extensive pre-game, in-game and post-game coverage of each featured player. The first game under the new package featured the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings on January 22, 2017, with Ryan McDonagh and Dylan Larkin the featured players of their respective teams.[1]

SchedulesEdit

2006–07 seasonEdit

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 13, 2007 2 P.M. Pittsburgh 5 Philadelphia 3
Boston 1 NY Rangers 3
Los Angeles 5 St. Louis 6
January 28, 2007 3:30 P.M. Colorado 1 Detroit 3
Dallas 1 Anaheim 4
Philadelphia 2 Atlanta 1
February 11, 2007 3:30 P.M. Colorado 5 Dallas 7
Tampa Bay 4 New Jersey 1
Chicago 5 Columbus 4
February 18, 2007 3:30 P.M. Washington 2 Pittsburgh 3
Chicago 1 NY Rangers 2
San Jose 2 Dallas 5
March 4, 2007 12:30 P.M. Colorado 4 (OT) Detroit 3
Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 4 (SO)
March 11, 2007 12:30 P.M. Boston 6 Detroit 3
Carolina 1 NY Rangers 2 (SO)
March 25, 2007 12:30 P.M. Boston 1 Pittsburgh 5
NY Rangers 2 (SO) NY Islanders 1
April 1, 2007 12:30 P.M. Detroit 4 Columbus 1
6 P.M. Los Angeles 2 San Jose 6
April 8, 2007 1 P.M. Buffalo 3 Philadelphia 4
Chicago 2 Dallas 3

2007–08 seasonEdit

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 20, 2008 1:30 P.M. Boston 3 NY Rangers 1
February 3, 2008 2 P.M. NY Rangers 5 Montreal 3
February 10, 2008 1 P.M. Anaheim 3 Detroit 2
February 17, 2008 1 P.M. Detroit 0 Dallas 1
March 2, 2008 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 4 NY Rangers 5 (SO)
March 9, 2008 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 4 Washington 2
March 16, 2008 12 P.M. Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh 7
March 30, 2008 3 P.M. NY Rangers 1 Pittsburgh 3
April 6, 2008 12:30 P.M. Chicago 1 Detroit 4

2008–09 seasonEdit

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 18, 2009 12:30 P.M. NY Rangers 0 Pittsburgh 3
February 8, 2009 12:30 P.M. Detroit 2 Pittsburgh 0
February 15, 2009 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 5 NY Rangers 2
February 22, 2009 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 2 Washington 5
March 8, 2009 12:30 P.M. Boston 3 NY Rangers 4
March 15, 2009 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 1 NY Rangers 4
March 22, 2009 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 1
April 5, 2009 12:30 P.M. Minnesota 2 Detroit 3
April 12, 2009 2 P.M. Detroit 0 Chicago 3

2009–10 seasonEdit

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 17, 2010 12:30 P.M. Chicago 4 (SO) Detroit 3
January 24, 2010 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 2 Philadelphia 1
January 31, 2010 12:30 P.M. Detroit 1 Pittsburgh 2 (SO)
February 7, 2010 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 4 Washington 5 (OT)
March 7, 2010 12:30 P.M. Detroit 5 Chicago 4
March 14, 2010 12:30 P.M. Washington 4 Chicago 3
March 21, 2010 12:30 P.M. NY Rangers 1 Boston 2
April 4, 2010 12:30 P.M. Detroit 3 Philadelphia 4
April 11, 2010 12:30 P.M. Boston 4 (SO) Washington 3

2010–11 seasonEdit

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 23, 2011 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 4 Chicago 1
February 6, 2011 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 0 Washington 3
February 13, 2011 12:30 P.M. Boston 2 Detroit 4
February 20, 2011 12:30 P.M. Washington 2 Buffalo 1
Philadelphia 4 N.Y. Rangers 2
Detroit 2 (SO) Minnesota 1
3:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 2 Chicago 3 (SO)
March 6, 2011 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 0 NY Rangers 7
March 13, 2011 12:30 P.M. Chicago 3 Washington 4
March 20, 2011 12:30 P.M. NY Rangers 5 Pittsburgh 2
April 3, 2011 12:30 P.M. NY Rangers 3 (SO) Philadelphia 2
April 10, 2011 12:30 P.M. Detroit 4 Chicago 3

2011–12 seasonEdit

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 14, 2012 12:30 P.M. Chicago 2 Detroit 3 (OT)
January 22, 2012 12:30 P.M. Washington 3 Pittsburgh 4 (OT)
February 12, 2012 12:30 P.M. Washington 2 NY Rangers 3
February 19, 2012 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 2 Buffalo 6
San Jose 2 Detroit 3
St. Louis 1 Chicago 3
3:30 P.M. Boston 0 Minnesota 2
March 4, 2012 12:30 P.M. Boston 3 NY Rangers 4
March 11, 2012 12:30 P.M. Boston 2 Pittsburgh 5
March 18, 2012 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 2 Philadelphia 3 (OT)
April 1, 2012 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 6 Pittsburgh 4
April 7, 2012 1 P.M. Chicago 3 (SO) Detroit 2

2012–13 seasonEdit

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 19, 2013 3 P.M. Pittsburgh 3 Philadelphia 1
Chicago 5 Los Angeles 2
January 20, 2013 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 2 Buffalo 5
February 3, 2013 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 6 Washington 3
February 10, 2013 12:30 P.M. Los Angeles 2 Detroit 3
February 17, 2013 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 4 Buffalo 3
3:30 P.M. Los Angeles 2 Chicago 3
March 3, 2013 12:30 P.M. Chicago 2 (SO) Detroit 1
March 10, 2013 12:30 P.M. NY Rangers 4 Washington 1
March 17, 2013 12:30 P.M. Boston 1 Pittsburgh 2
March 31, 2013 12:30 P.M. Chicago 7 Detroit 1
April 7, 2013 12:30 P.M. St. Louis 1 Detroit 0
April 14, 2013 12:30 P.M. Chicago 2 St. Louis 0
April 21, 2013 3 P.M. New Jersey 1 NY Rangers 4
April 27, 2013 3 P.M. New Jersey 0 NY Rangers 4

2013–14 seasonEdit

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Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 19, 2014 12:30 P.M. Boston 2 Chicago 3 (SO)
January 26, 2014 12:30 P.M. NY Rangers 7 New Jersey 3
February 2, 2014 12:30 P.M. Detroit 5 Washington 6 (OT)
March 1, 2014 8 P.M. Pittsburgh 1 Chicago 5
March 2, 2014 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 5 (OT) Washington 4
March 9, 2014 12:30 P.M. Detroit 0 NY Rangers 3
March 16, 2014 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 4 Pittsburgh 3
March 30, 2014 12:30 P.M. Boston 4 (SO) Philadelphia 3
April 6, 2014 12:30 P.M. St. Louis 2 Chicago 4
April 12, 2014 3 P.M. Philadelphia 4 (OT) Pittsburgh 3
April 13, 2014 12:30 P.M. Detroit 3 St. Louis 0

2014–15 seasonEdit

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Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 18, 2015 12:30 P.M. NY Rangers 5 Pittsburgh 2
February 8, 2015 12:30 P.M. Chicago 4 St. Louis 2
February 15, 2015 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 1 Chicago 2 (SO)
February 22, 2015 12:30 P.M. Washington 2 Philadelphia 3
3:30 P.M. Boston 6 Chicago 2
February 28, 2015 8 P.M. NY Rangers 2 Philadelphia 4
March 8, 2015 12:30 P.M. Detroit 3 Boston 5
March 15, 2015 12:30 P.M. Detroit 5 Pittsburgh 1
March 22, 2015 12 P.M. St. Louis 1 Detroit 2 (OT)
April 5, 2015 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 1 Philadelphia 4
April 11, 2015 3 P.M. Minnesota 2 St. Louis 4
San Jose 1 Los Angeles 4

2015–16 seasonEdit

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Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 24, 2016 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh Washington PPD
January 24, 2016 7 P.M. St. Louis 0 Chicago 2
February 7, 2016 12 P.M. Philadelphia 2 Washington 3
February 14, 2016 3:30 P.M. Boston 5 Detroit 6
February 21, 2016 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 4 Buffalo 3
3:30 P.M. Chicago 1 Minnesota 6
February 27, 2016 8 P.M. Detroit 5 Colorado 3
February 28, 2016 12:30 P.M. Washington 2 Chicago 3
March 13, 2016 12:30 P.M. Pittsburgh 5 NY Rangers 3
April 3, 2016 12:30 P.M. Boston 4 Chicago 6
April 9, 2016 3 P.M. Pittsburgh 1 Philadelphia 3

2016–17 seasonEdit

See also: Sunday Night Hockey

During the season, NBC's Star Sunday concept was added to the Game of the Week package.[5] The first game under the new brand took place on January 22, 2017 in a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings.[1]

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 15, 2017 1:00 P.M. Philadelphia 0 Washington 5
January 22, 2017*[nb 1] 12:30 P.M. N.Y. Rangers 1 Detroit 0
February 5, 2017*[nb 2] 12 P.M. Los Angeles 0 Washington 5
February 12, 2017*[nb 3] 3 P.M. Detroit 3 Minnesota 6
February 19, 2017 12:30 P.M. Washington 1 N.Y. Rangers 2
3:30 P.M. Detroit 5 Pittsburgh 2
February 25, 2017 8 P.M. Philadelphia 2 Pittsburgh 4
February 26, 2017*[nb 4] 12:30 P.M. Boston 6 Dallas 3
March 12, 2017*[nb 5] 12:30 P.M. Minnesota 2 Chicago 4
March 26, 2017*[nb 6] 12:30 P.M. Minnesota 1 Detroit 2
April 2, 2017*[nb 7] 12:30 P.M. Boston 3 Chicago 2
April 8, 2017 3 P.M. Washington 3 Boston 1

(*) Designated as a Star Sunday game.

2017–18 seasonEdit

[6] NBC initially announced that no NHL games would be aired on the network during the 2018 Winter Olympics, however they changed course and added three Sunday afternoon games in February as a lead-in to the Winter Olympics, allowing Mike Emrick and Eddie Olczyk to stay home and call 3 NHL games.[7] NBC switched the final minutes of the 2018 NHL Stadium Series to its sister network NBCSN (except for viewers in the Washington DC market) at 11:00 p.m. eastern time due to the power outage delay. [8] Star Sunday returned on March 11, 2018, both as part of the Game of the Week and Sunday Night Hockey package.

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 14, 2018 12:30 P.M. Detroit 4 Chicago 0
January 21, 2018 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 2 (OT) Washington 1
February 11, 2018 12:20 P.M. Pittsburgh 4 St. Louis 1
February 18, 2018 12:20 P.M. Philadelphia 7 N.Y. Rangers 5
February 25, 2018 12:20 P.M. St. Louis 0 Nashville 4
March 3, 2018 8 P.M. Toronto 2 Washington 5
March 11, 2018*[nb 8] 12:30 P.M. Boston 1 Chicago 3
March 25, 2018*[nb 9] 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 4 Pittsburgh 5 (OT)
April 1, 2018*[nb 10] 12:30 P.M. Boston 3 Philadelphia 4 (OT)
April 7, 2018 3 P.M. N.Y. Rangers 0 Philadelphia 5

(*) Designated as a Star Sunday game.

2018–19 seasonEdit

[9] For the first time, NBC selected two regional games which to aired it in primetime on February 2, 2019. Star Sunday returned on February 3, 2019, both as part of the Game of the Week and Sunday Night Hockey package. This will mark the first season of Star Sunday to have its presenting sponsor; AT&T was the first presenting sponsor and they branded themselves as Star Sunday presented by AT&T.

Date Time Away Team Score Home Team Score
January 20, 2019 12:30 P.M. Washington 5 Chicago 8
February 2, 2019 8 P.M. Tampa Bay 3 N.Y. Rangers 2
Chicago 4 (OT) Minnesota 3
February 3, 2019*[nb 11] 12:30 P.M. Boston 1 Washington 0
February 10, 2019*[nb 12] 12:30 P.M. St. Louis 5(OT) Nashville 4
February 17, 2019 12:30 P.M. N.Y. Rangers 5 Pittsburgh 6
3:30 P.M. St. Louis 4 Minnesota 0
February 23, 2019 8 P.M. Pittsburgh 3 Philadelphia 4 (OT)
March 3, 2019*[nb 13] 12:30 P.M. Washington 3 (SO) N.Y. Rangers 2
March 24, 2019*[nb 14] 12:30 P.M. Philadelphia 1 Washington 3
March 31, 2019*[nb 15] 12:30 P.M. N.Y. Rangers 3 Philadelphia 0

(*) Designated as a Star Sunday game.

NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "STAR SUNDAY" NHL GAME OF THE WEEK FEATURES RYAN MCDONAGH & DYLAN LARKIN – N.Y. RANGERS FACE DETROIT RED WINGS SUNDAY AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC. NBC Sports Group (January 19, 2017). Retrieved on January 28, 2017.
  2. NBC SPORTS GROUP TO AIR 103 NHL REGULAR-SEASON GAMES IN 2013-14. NBC Sports Group (July 19, 2013). Retrieved on May 7, 2016.
  3. NBC SPORTS GROUP TO AIR 103 NHL REGULAR-SEASON GAMES IN 2014-15. NBC Sports Group (July 22, 2014). Retrieved on May 7, 2016.
  4. NBC SPORTS GROUP TO AIR 105 NHL REGULAR-SEASON GAMES IN 2015-16. NBC Sports Group (July 27, 2015). Retrieved on May 7, 2016.
  5. NBC SPORTS GROUP SCHEDULED TO AIR RECORD NUMBER OF NHL REGULAR-SEASON GAMES IN 2016-17. NBC Sports Group (July 21, 2016). Retrieved on July 25, 2016.
  6. NBC SPORTS GROUP SCHEDULED TO AIR NEARLY 100 NHL REGULAR SEASON GAMES IN 2017-18. NBC Sports Group (July 31, 2017). Retrieved on August 2, 2017.
  7. NBC SPORTS ADDS THREE GAMES TO ITS 2017-18 NHL SCHEDULE. NBC Sports Group (January 1, 2018). Retrieved on January 2, 2018.
  8. NBC cuts away from NHL Stadium Series game for local news (March 3, 2018). Retrieved on March 4, 2018.
  9. NBC SPORTS SCHEDULED TO AIR RECORD 109 GAMES DURING 2018-19 NHL REGULAR SEASON. NBC Sports Group (August 13, 2018). Retrieved on August 13, 2018.

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