PRINCETON, N.J. – NHL Network announced that it will show Game 5 of the Kelly Cup Finals on Friday at 7 p.m. ET as well as replaying it at 2 a.m. ET and 12 p.m. ET on Saturday.
The move is necessitated because of Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs which will be played on Thursday.
Games 3 and 4 were aired live on Monday and Wednesday by NHL Network which has televised the Kelly Cup Finals each of the past three seasons.
The Alaska Aces lead the Gwinnett Gladiators 3-1 with Game 5 scheduled for 7:35 p.m. ET on Thursday.
The games are being produced by the Alaska Aces and are also being telecast live on GCI Channel 88 in Alaska with Jack Michaels calling the play-by-play and John Carpenter doing the color commentary.
NHL Network has broadcast the ECHL All-Star Game live each of the past four years and has aired an “ECHL Game of the Week” each of the last two years.
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