Jan 13, 2013, 8:15 AM EST
The 2013 NHL season promises to be a special one on NBC.
The NBC Sports Group will air 70 NHL regular-season games across NBC and NBC Sports Network this season — that includes 14 exclusive windows (15 games) on NBC, setting a record for the most regular-season windows ever for the network.
Some schedule highlights (All times ET):
NBC and NBCSN will carry seven games during the first week of the NHL season, including a Saturday-Sunday doubleheader on opening weekend (Jan. 19-20.)
|Sat., January 19||Banner Raising||3:00 p.m.||NBC|
|Sat., January 19||Chicago||Los Angeles||3:25 p.m.||NBC|
|Sat., January 19||Pittsburgh||Philadelphia||3:35 p.m.||NBC|
|Sun., January 20||Philadelphia||Buffalo||12:30 p.m.||NBC|
|Sun., January 20||Chicago||Phoenix||10 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Mon., January 21||Detroit||Columbus||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Tues., January 22||Philadelphia||New Jersey||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Wed., January 23||Boston||N.Y. Rangers||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
Wednesday Rivalry Night
NBC Sports Network has exclusive coverage of special Wednesday night programming, highlighting some of the fiercest rivalries in the league.
|January 23||Boston||N.Y. Rangers||7:30 p.m.|
|January 30||Chicago||Minnesota||8 p.m.|
|February 6||Boston||Montreal||7:30 p.m.|
|February 13||St. Louis||Detroit||7:30 p.m.|
|February 20||Philadelphia||Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.|
|February 20||St. Louis||Colorado||10 p.m.|
|February 27||Washington||Philadelphia||7:30 p.m.|
|March 6||Colorado||Chicago||8 p.m.|
|March 13||Philadelphia||New Jersey||7:30 p.m.|
|March 20||Minnesota||Detroit||7:30 p.m.|
|March 27||Montreal||Boston||7:30 p.m.|
|April 3||Pittsburgh||N.Y. Rangers||7:30 p.m.|
|April 10||Boston||New Jersey||7:30 p.m.|
|April 17||Buffalo||Boston||7:30 p.m.|
|April 24||Los Angeles||Detroit||7:30 p.m.|
Hockey Day in America
For the third consecutive year, NBC and NBC Sports Network will dedicate an entire day to the game of hockey. HDIA will feature more than nine hours of coverage, including three games and six teams from some of the most avid U.S. hockey markets.
|6:00||Washington||N.Y. Rangers||NBC Sports Network|
For the sixth consecutive season, the NHL and NBC Sports Group will utilize flex scheduling, which provides the ability to select from up to four games on Sunday afternoons. At least 13 days prior to the scheduled games, the NHL and NBC will announce which game will air.
NBC 2012-13 NHL regular-season schedule (all times ET, subject to change):
|Saturday, January 19||Chicago||Los Angeles||3:25 p.m.|
|Saturday, January 19||Pittsburgh||Philadelphia||3:35 p.m.|
|Sunday, January 20||Philadelphia||Buffalo||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, February 3||Pittsburgh||Washington||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, February 10||Los Angeles||Detroit||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, February 17||Pittsburgh||Buffalo||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, February 17||Los Angeles||Chicago||3:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, March 3||Chicago||Detroit||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, March 10||N.Y. Rangers||Washington||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, March 17||Boston||Pittsburgh||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, March 31||Chicago||Detroit||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 7||St. Louis||Detroit||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 14||Chicago||St. Louis||12:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 21||New Jersey||N.Y. Rangers||3 p.m.|
|Saturday, April 27||New Jersey||N.Y. Rangers||3 p.m.|
NBC Sports Network 2012-13 NHL regular-season schedule (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sunday, January 20||Chicago||Phoenix||10 p.m.|
|Monday, January 21||Detroit||Columbus||7:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, January 22||Philadelphia||New Jersey||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, January 23||Boston||N.Y. Rangers||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, January 27||Minnesota||St. Louis||8 p.m.|
|Tuesday, January 29||N.Y. Islanders||Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, January 30||Chicago||Minnesota||8 p.m.|
|Monday, February 4||Dallas||Colorado||9 p.m.|
|Tuesday, February 5||Tampa Bay||Philadelphia||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, February 6||Boston||Montreal||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, February 10||New Jersey||Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.|
|Monday, February 11||Los Angeles||St. Louis||9 p.m.|
|Tuesday, February 12||N.Y. Rangers||Boston||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, February 13||St. Louis||Detroit||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, February 17||Washington||N.Y. Rangers||6 p.m.|
|Tuesday, February 19||San Jose||St. Louis||8 p.m.|
|Wednesday, February 20||Philadelphia||Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, February 20||St. Louis||Colorado||10 p.m.|
|Sunday, February 24||Tampa Bay||Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.|
|Monday, February 25||Dallas||Nashville||8 p.m.|
|Tuesday, February 26||Boston||N.Y. Islanders||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, February 27||Washington||Philadelphia||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, March 3||Montreal||Boston||7:30 p.m.|
|Monday, March 4||Tampa Bay||Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, March 5||Philadelphia||N.Y. Rangers||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, March 6||Colorado||Chicago||8 p.m.|
|Sunday, March 10||Buffalo||Philadelphia||7:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, March 12||Philadelphia||Boston||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, March 13||Philadelphia||New Jersey||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, March 17||Buffalo||Washington||7:30 p.m.|
|Monday, March 18||Philadelphia||Tampa Bay||7:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, March 19||Washington||Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, March 20||Minnesota||Detroit||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, March 24||Washington||N.Y. Rangers||7:30 p.m.|
|Monday, March 25||Los Angeles||Chicago||8 p.m.|
|Tuesday, March 26||Philadelphia||N.Y. Rangers||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, March 27||Montreal||Boston||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, March 31||Washington||Philadelphia||7:30 p.m.|
|Monday, April 1||Colorado||Detroit||7:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, April 2||Buffalo||Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, April 3||Pittsburgh||N.Y. Rangers||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 7||New Jersey||Buffalo||7:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, April 9||Chicago||Minnesota||8 p.m.|
|Wednesday, April 10||Boston||New Jersey||7:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, April 11||Pittsburgh||Tampa Bay||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 14||Detroit||Nashville||7:30 p.m.|
|Monday, April 15||Dallas||Chicago||8 p.m.|
|Tuesday, April 16||NY Rangers||Philadelphia||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, April 17||Buffalo||Boston||7:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, April 18||New Jersey||Philadelphia||7:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 21||St. Louis||Colorado||7:30 p.m.|
|Monday, April 22||Montreal||Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, April 23||Boston||Philadelphia||7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday, April 24||Los Angeles||Detroit||7:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, April 25||Pittsburgh||New Jersey||7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, April 27||TBD||TBD||7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, April 27||TBD||TBD||10 p.m.|
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