Penguins' James Neal is Latest Player to be Featured on "NHL 36"
“NHL36: James Neal” Will Air on NBC Sports Network on March 7 at 6:30 p.m., ET
Friday, 02.24.2012 / 10:00 AM / News
Neal joined the Penguins just before last year’s Trade Deadline and scored only one goal in 20 regular-season games. With 22 games remaining in the 2011-12 campaign, he has 30 goals and 57 points and has established career highs in both categories. Earlier this week, Neal signed a six-season, $30-million contract.
NHL 36: James Neal will air Wednesday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m., Eastern, on NBC Sports Network. Later that evening, NBC Sports Network will air the Penguins’ home game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7:30 p.m. ET.
NHL 36: James Neal will re-air on the NBC Sports Network on the following dates (all times Eastern): Wednesday, Mar. 7 (10:30 p.m.); Thursday, Mar. 8 (4 p.m.); Friday, Mar. 9 (3 p.m.); Sunday, Mar. 11 (2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.) and Monday, Mar. 12 (8 p.m.). The show also will air in the United States and Canada on NHL Network™ on Sunday, Mar. 11 (1 p.m. and 7 p.m.); Wednesday, Mar. 14 (8:30 p.m.); Saturday, Mar. 17 (5 p.m.) and Sunday, Mar. 18 (9 p.m.).
NHL Original Productions is the latest collaboration between the NHL and renowned executive producer Ross Greenburg – an alliance that produced two critically acclaimed programs on HBO: Broad Street Bullies and the Emmy Award-winning 24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the NHL Winter Classic®. Throughout the year, NHL Original Productions will develop long- and short-form hockey programming for use by the League's media platforms (NHL Network and NHL.com) as well as national and regional rights-holders.