Jan 13, 2013, 8:15 AM EDT
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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May 30, 2015, 6:31 PM EDT
The winner will take on Tampa Bay.
May 30, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT
The projected first overall pick didn’t disappoint this season.
May 30, 2015, 4:45 PM EDT
Jeff Blashill (pictured) is the front runner for the job.
May 30, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT
He will be an unrestricted free agent in July.
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The search for his replacement continues.
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May 30, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT
For the first time in his career the 27-year-old is about to hit the open market.
May 30, 2015, 11:45 AM EDT
He’ll be eligible to re-enter next month’s NHL Draft.
May 30, 2015, 10:45 AM EDT
He met with doctors in Buffalo on Thursday.
May 30, 2015, 9:45 AM EDT
He is currently an assistant coach in Nashville.
May 30, 2015, 1:08 AM EDT
Hard to blame the goalie in this one.
May 30, 2015, 12:17 AM EDT
“I don’t know if we’re so young and dumb and don’t know any better…”
May 29, 2015, 11:31 PM EDT
Might explain what occurred in the first period.
May 29, 2015, 10:55 PM EDT
Tampa Bay awaits the winner of the Blackhawks-Ducks series.
May 29, 2015, 10:30 PM EDT
Is it enough?
May 29, 2015, 9:53 PM EDT
Game 7 goes Saturday.
May 29, 2015, 8:54 PM EDT
Something to keep an eye on.
May 29, 2015, 8:21 PM EDT
Rangers also make one change to the lineup.
May 29, 2015, 7:20 PM EDT
The winner, as you know, goes to the Stanley Cup Final.
May 29, 2015, 6:39 PM EDT
“I’ve met with Nick several times and he knows he made a terrible mistake.”
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- Sabres’ Kane (shoulder) ‘ahead of schedule’ with recovery 17
- Lightning ‘answer the challenge’ in Game 7 to reach Stanley Cup Final 37
- Vigneault: McDonagh was playing with a broken foot 21
- Bolts strike Stanley Cup Final berth thanks to Game 7 win over Rangers 76
- The Ducks got Kesler for a game like Saturday’s 32
- Duchene slams Russian players for storming off after Canada’s 2015 WHC win 58
- DeBoer predicts ‘big bounce-back’ in San Jose 14
- Sabres name Bylsma head coach 46
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- From healthy scratch to hero: Vermette scores OT winner for Blackhawks (66)
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