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Season 1

  • S01E01 2016 Episode 1

    • May 20, 2016
    • Showtime

    Episode one focuses on the first three games of the Eastern Conference Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning and the first three games between the St. Louis Blues and San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference Final.

  • S01E02 2016 Episode 2

    • May 27, 2016
    • Showtime

    Tensions rise as teams battle for a coveted spot in the Stanley Cup® Final.

  • S01E03 2016 Episode 3

    • June 3, 2016
    • Showtime

    The Stanley Cup® Final is underway and the stakes have never been higher.

  • S01E04 2016 Episode 4

    • June 10, 2016
    • Showtime

    A behind the scenes look into the final battle for the Stanley Cup®.

  • S01E05 2016 Episode 5

    • June 17, 2016
    • Showtime

    Go behind the scenes as the Penguins hoist the Stanley Cup®. Season finale.

Season 2

  • S02E01 2017 Episode 1

    • May 19, 2017
    • Showtime

    A behind the scenes look at the final four teams of the Stanley Cup® Playoffs, featuring unprecedented access on the ice, in the locker rooms and inside the minds of the men chasing one of sports' most elusive prizes. Season premiere.

  • S02E02 2017 Episode 2

    • May 26, 2017
    • Showtime

    A behind the scenes look at the final four teams of the Stanley Cup® Playoffs, featuring unprecedented access on the ice, in the locker rooms and inside the minds of the men chasing one of the most elusive prizes in all of sports.

  • S02E03 2017 Episode 3

    • June 2, 2017
    • Showtime

    A behind the scenes look at the final two teams in the Stanley Cup® Final, featuring unprecedented access on the ice, in the locker rooms and inside the minds of the men chasing one of the most elusive prizes in all of sports.

  • S02E04 2017 Episode 4

    • June 9, 2017
    • Showtime

    A behind the scenes look at the final two teams in the Stanley Cup® Final, featuring unprecedented access on the ice, in the locker rooms and inside the minds of the men chasing one of the most elusive prizes in all of sports.

  • S02E05 2017 Episode 5

    • June 16, 2017
    • Showtime

    Go behind the scenes of the final battle for the most elusive prize in all of sports as the Pittsburgh Penguins hoist the Stanley Cup® for the second year in a row. Season finale.

Season 3

  • S03E01 The Quest Continues

    • May 4, 2018
    • ESPN+

    Vegas Golden Knights forward James Neal leads a tour of Las Vegas, discusses the special connection the team has made with the community and the city’s transformation into a hockey town. Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik meets with passionate season ticket holders before Game 1 of the Second Round series versus the Boston Bruins. Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen takes viewers into his home with fiancé Madison Bell. The episode will also feature exclusive mic’d up player content and on-the-ice action from each series in the Second Round – Golden Knights-San Jose Sharks, Lightning-Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals-Pittsburgh Penguins and Predators-Winnipeg Jets.

  • S03E02 You Were The Better Team

    • May 11, 2018
    • ESPN+

    There's a whole lot of celebrating in the second episode of "Quest for the Stanley Cup," with four teams earning spots in the conference finals. The episode gives an up-close look at the grind the Tampa Bay Lightning, Winnipeg Jets, Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals went through to get past the second round.

  • S03E03 Momentum

    • May 18, 2018
    • ESPN+

    In the third episode of "Quest for the Stanley Cup," the Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets and Vegas Golden Knights turn up the intensity with the championship getting closer.

  • S03E04 Trophy Touch

    • May 25, 2018
    • ESPN+

    Alex Ovechkin celebrates the conference title by keeping the Prince of Wales Trophy with him at every minute of the trip back to D.C. Also, the Stanley Cup Final-bound Vegas Golden Knights continue to defy the hockey gods after knocking out the Winnipeg Jets in five games

  • S03E05 Whatever It Takes

    • June 1, 2018
    • ESPN+

    The Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights turn up the intensity as the last leg of the 2018 playoffs gets underway

  • S03E06 Fast, Simple & Smart

    • June 8, 2018
    • ESPN+

    The series shifts to DC as the Capitals look to take advantage of the home crowd and get the upper hand on Vegas in the best-of-seven finale.

  • S03E07 Quest Fulfilled

    • June 15, 2018
    • ESPN+

    The Vegas Golden Knights return home to T-Mobile Arena to try to stretch the series out while the Washington Capitals look to take advantage of the Game 5 clinching opportunity and capture the first ever Stanley Cup championship in franchise history

Season 4

  • S04E01 Episode 1

    • May 3, 2019
    • ESPN+

    The docuseries delivers on its promise of unfettered access in the first episode, from plenty of great mic’d up content from players, coaches and officials to an inside look at the lives and routines of players.

  • S04E02 Episode 2

    • May 10, 2019
    • ESPN+

    Episode two takes viewers inside the finales of the four Second Round series: Boston Bruins-Columbus Blue Jackets, Carolina Hurricanes-New York Islanders, St. Louis Blues-Dallas Stars and San Jose Sharks-Colorado Avalanche.

  • S04E03 Episode 3

    • May 17, 2019
    • ESPN+

    Bruins defensemen Charlie McAvoy and Matt Grzelcyk go shopping for a victory on Mother’s Day. A friendly competition between Sharks Evander Kane and Marcus Sorensen keeps the locker room loose. Blues forward Ryan O’Reilly gives us a glimpse into how he finds pre-game solitude during the chaotic Cup chase. Hurricanes coaches and players dig deep to find their fire.

  • S04E04 Episode 4

    • May 24, 2019
    • ESPN+

    Boston Bruins forward David Backes enjoying a Facetime chat with his family in Raleigh before facing the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final before the episode shifts to the final three games in the Western Conference Final between the St. Louis Blues and San Jose Sharks.

  • S04E05 Episode 5

    • May 31, 2019
    • ESPN+

    With the Stanley Cup Final matchup set, the series turns its cameras to the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues, on and off the ice.

  • S04E06 Episode 6

    • June 7, 2019
    • ESPN+

    Episode six takes viewers inside the home life of Blues goalie Jordan Binnington with girlfriend Christine Prosperi; catches up with Bruins defenseman Torey Krug before Game 4 and following his four-point performance in Game 3; and tags along with Blues head coach Craig Berube to the St. Louis Cardinals-Chicago Cubs baseball game.

  • S04E07 Episode 7

    • June 14, 2019
    • ESPN+

    The episode and series conclude in Boston with the first Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Final since 2011 and the first in Boston in the Bruins’ 95-year history. Fans get an incredible glimpse inside the wall-to-wall intensity on the ice and in the dressing rooms during the game, and a front-row seat to the Blues’ exhilaration in capturing their first Stanley Cup championship in their 52-year history and the stirring and emotional celebration shared between the players, coaches and their families.

Season 5

  • S05E01 Double Bubble

    • September 2, 2020
    • ESPN+

    The first episode opens in the bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto, the sites of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, with a wide array of exclusive content from the hotels, arena, dressing rooms and player activity areas in each market.

  • S05E02 Sevens are Wild

    • September 9, 2020
    • ESPN+

    The second episode takes viewers inside three Game 7s from Round Two. Cameras also capture the inspirational return of Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom to the ice for Game 6 of the Round Two series between Philadelphia and the New York Islanders.

  • S05E03 Stick to the Plan

    • September 16, 2020

    Episode three takes fans inside Games 2 and 3 of the Eastern Conference Final between the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning and Game 3 of the Western Conference Final featuring the Vegas Golden Knights and Dallas Stars. Mic’d up players, coaches and officials offer revealing glimpses into the high-stakes games.

  • S05E04 We're Not Going Home

    • September 23, 2020
    • ESPN+

    Episode four provides fans an inside look at both Conference Final series clinching overtime games as the Dallas Stars knock out the Vegas Golden Knights in five games and the Tampa Bay Lightning secure their spot in the Stanley Cup Final by defeating the New York Islanders in Game 6. Mic’d up players and coaches offer revealing insights from the exhilaration of winning to the devastation of defeat.

  • S05E05 Zero Room for Error

    • September 30, 2020
    • ESPN+

    Episode five dives deep into Games 2, 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars, including the welcome return of Lightning captain Steven Stamkos in Game 3, his first game in 211 days. Stars goalie Anton Khudobin and Lightning defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk share their journeys to the Final while Lightning forward Barclay Goodrow enjoys his first visit with his parents in more than six months.

  • S05E06 Invest in the Process

    • October 4, 2020
    • ESPN+

    Episode six dives deep into Games 5 and 6 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars. Cameras follow the Stars as they celebrate their Game 5 overtime win behind a clutch goal from Corey Perry. The Quest continues as the Lightning take Game 6 to win the Stanley Cup. The episode closes with the Lightning returning to Tampa Bay from the NHL bubble to reunite with their friends and family and celebrate their championship.