Is the Leafs game on CBC tonight?

By Usha Shrestha / 9 May 2023 10:50 AM

The Leafs after defeating the Lightning on playoff round 1
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Is the Leafs game on CBC tonight? Yes, CBC will air Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers game four on May 10 under Hockey Night in Canada.

The Canadian English-language broadcast television network provides 24-hour broadcasts of sports, entertainment, news, and children's programs.

Hockey Night in Canada is the brand used by the network to air hockey updates. The network started broadcasting National Hockey League games in 1952.

This year, the network will broadcast the game from Owen Sound. It was once the home of National Hockey League Hall of Fame goalie Harry Lumley.

13-time Stanley Cup Championship, the Leafs are competing against the Miami-based Florida Panthers in Stanley Cup Playoff Round 2. The champions defeated Tampa Bay in the first round.

John Tavares is the captain, while Sheldon Keefe is the head mentor of the team.

Hockey Games Today On TV

Hockey games today on TV are Hurricanes vs. Devils, Round 2 Game 4, and Stars vs. Kraken Round 2 Game 4 on ESPN. 

There are multiple television channels to broadcast the league all over the world, especially in the two participating countries: Canada and the United States.

Some of them are:

  • NHLN
  • CBC
  • Hulu
  • ABC
  • Global
  • Sportsnet
  • TNT
  • Fox
  • TBS

List of Primary Regional Broadcasters:

  • Altitude Sports
  • Baily Sports
  • MSG Networks
  • RDS
  • Root Sports
  • Scripps Sports
  • New England Sports Network 

What Time Is Puck Drop Tonight Leafs?

Leafs puck drop tonight time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 10. The team is competing against the Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena.

To date, Maple and the Panthers have played three games, starting on May 2 at Scotiabank Arena. The Panthers won the match on Tuesday with a score of 4-2.  

In the first period, the Maple Boys couldn't score a goal for the team. However, Mathew Knies and Erik Kallgren scored two goals in the second period.

Likewise, Game 2 between the rivals was on May 4 at the same arena. Toronto registered the first goal by Alexander Kerfoot in the first period. After a few minutes, Ryan O'Reilly scored the second goal. Yet, the opposing team won the match with three goals.

Game 3 began on May 7, 2023, at FLA Live Arena. It is located next to Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, Florida. Moreover, the arena is the home venue of the Florida Panthers.

Sam Lafferty scored his first goal of the day a few minutes after the game started. The 10-number jersey of the Panthers tied the score at the beginning of the second period.

The game ended with the Panthers scoring three goals against two for the Leafs. 

Leafs Defeated Tampa Bay Lightning In The First Round

In the first round of the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games starting on April 18.

Tampa Bay scored an outstanding seven against three by the opponent at Scotiabank Arena. On April 20, Leafs captain John Tavares scored a hat trick for the team, concluding a 7-2 victory. 

Celebration after Matthew scored a goal against Florida Panthers
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Ryan and Morgan scored four winning goals in game 3, and the team won again in the fourth game with five goals. The Lightning came back in the fifth game, yet they couldn't make the playoffs and are out of the playoff season.

It is the first playoff victory for the Leafs since 2004, in the first round. As a result of winning the first round, they are competing against the Panthers in Round 2. The final game between the clubs is on May 16, 2023.

What radio station is the hockey game on Tonight?

Radio station for the hockey game tonight are WBBM Newsradio 780 AM, WQAM 560 AM, WGR 550 Sports Radio, and others. Among them, SiriusXM is only 24/7 channel.

The NHL is broadcast via FM all over the world, mainly in its participating countries, which are Canada and the United States. The Canadian National Railway radio network (CNR Radio) began broadcasting hockey games in the 1930s.

At that moment, it became popular in northern America, especially in cities like Boston, Chicago, Detroit, and New York City.

Steve Goldstein (left) and Steve Kouleas from SiriusXM
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In February 2021, the Sports USA Radio Network, the largest sports broadcasting radio network, took over rights to the NHL and broadcasted outdoor games held in the 2020–2021 season and the playoff games.

List of Radio Stations For NHL Online:

  • WBBM Newsradio 780 AM
  • WQAM 560 AM
  • WGR 550 Sports Radio
  • Fox Sports Radio
  • CHUM TSN 1050 Toronto
  • CKGM TSN 690 Montreal
  • WMEN Fos Sports 640
  • Wdae 620 AM 95.3 FM
  • CFRN TSN 1260 Edmonton
  • WEAV
  • CFGO TSN 1200 Ottawa
  • KLOL-Mega 101 FM
  • 560 The Joe Power 96
  • 990 ESPN Deportes
  • CHMP-FM 98.5
  • WFAN Sports
  • 94.5 Unique FM
  • Chicago WGN Radio
  •  iHeartRadio
  • Vegas KKGK
  • 1460 ESpn Deportes

Another option, TuneIn, a global audio streaming service, is free for all. It has over 100,000 stations for the audience to enjoy live sports events, breaking news, and non-stop music.

It can be the best option for listeners to enjoy any National Hockey League game from anywhere in the world.

Toronto Maple Leaf Lineup

Toronto Maple Leaf lineup consists of Erik Gustafsson, Mitch Marner, Sam Lafferty, and Jake McCabe. Joseph Woll enters as a goalie.

For the Eastern Conference second round of the Stanley Cup playoff, Toronto and the Florida Panthers played against each other. The first game was on May 2. 

Toronto qualified for the second round after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in April at Scotiabank Arena and Amalie Arena. The club won four out of six games.

Toronto Maple celebrating their victory against Tampa Bay on April 29, 2023
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At present, the Maple Leafs have already played three games as of May 9, in which the Panthers are in the lead with a 3-0 record. Aaron Ekblad, Anthony Duclair, Radko Gudas, and the team played and scored for the Panthers.

The remaining roster members of the Leafs are:

  • William Nylander
  • Morgan Rielly
  • Noel Acciari
  • T.J Brodie
  • Michael Bunting
  • Mark Giordano
  • Justin Holl
  • Calle Jarnkrok
  • Alexander Kerfoot
  • Auston Matthews
  • Ryan O'Reilly
  • Ilya Samsonov (goalie)
  • Luke Schenn
  • John Tavares
  • David Kampf

Based on the game of May 8 between the Leafs and Florida Panthers, Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, and Morgan Rielly are listed among the top ten skaters.

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