DIRECTV Offers All NHL Stanley Cup Conference Finals in HD

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DIRECTV, Inc.:
WHAT:     DIRECTV, Inc., the digital TV leader in sports programming,
          will broadcast all NHL Stanley Cup Conference Final games in
          HD.    

WHERE:    The games, broadcast via OLN, will be available to all
          DIRECTV HD customers on DIRECTV viewer channel 95. One game
          will be broadcast on NBC in HD and will be available to
          DIRECTV HD customers in markets where DIRECTV offers the NBC
          HD feed.

WHEN:     Beginning May 19, 2006 - see schedule for all game
          broadcasts.


             2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs Broadcast Schedule
                       Round 3 Conference Finals

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 G#        Day         Date        Visitor         Home        Time
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  1      Friday       19-May      Edmonton        Anaheim      9:00pm
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  1(a)  Saturday      20-May       Buffalo       Carolina      2:00pm
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  2      Sunday       21-May      Edmonton        Anaheim      9:00pm
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  2      Monday       22-May       Buffalo       Carolina      7:30pm
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  3      Tuesday      23-May       Anaheim       Edmonton      8:00pm
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  3     Wednesday     24-May      Carolina        Buffalo      7:30pm
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  4     Thursday      25-May       Anaheim       Edmonton      8:00pm
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  4      Friday       26-May      Carolina        Buffalo      7:30pm
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  5     Saturday      27-May      Edmonton        Anaheim      9:00pm
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  5      Sunday       28-May      Buffalo        Carolina      7:30pm
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  6      Monday       29-May      Anaheim        Edmonton      8:00pm
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  6      Tuesday      30-May      Carolina        Buffalo      7:30pm
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  7     Wednesday     31-May      Edmonton        Anaheim      9:00pm
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  7     Thursday       1-Jun       Buffalo       Carolina      7:30pm
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    (a) To be broadcast on NBC in HD
     
        All times are Eastern.

Contacts

DIRECTV, Inc.
Robert Mercer, 310-964-4683

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