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NBCSN to air five Big Ten men’s hockey games

Oct 9, 2013, 3:18 PM EDT

Justin Schultz

Starting Friday, Dec. 13, with a game between No. 3 Wisconsin and Colorado College (7:30 p.m. ET), NBC Sports Group will present five Big Ten men’s hockey games this season on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra.

The other four games are:

—– Sunday, January 18: Penn State – Michigan State 6:30 p.m.
—– Saturday, February 1: Wisconsin – Michigan 6:30 p.m.
—– Saturday February 15: Wisconsin – Ohio State 8 p.m.
—– Saturday March 1: Penn State – Minnesota TBD
*All times ET and subject to change.

“NBCSN is the home of professional and college hockey, and we are pleased to be a part of Big Ten hockey’s inaugural season,” said Jon Miller, President, Programming NBC Sports and NBCSN. “The Big Ten features some of the best young talent in the game, and we are excited to deliver five regular-season games featuring top-ranked teams.”

NBCSN will televise more than 24 college hockey games this season.

You can read the full press release here.

  1. longcutskolvikes - Oct 9, 2013 at 3:56 PM

    While I’m still not too happy about the Big Ten hockey conference, I am so excited for Gopher season!

  2. orangandblack - Oct 9, 2013 at 4:08 PM

    I thought this was PROhockeytalk? I don’t come here for amature news

    • enollatsknarf - Oct 9, 2013 at 4:14 PM

      Strange…It’s almost as if NBC owns this website and is trying to promote some sort of hockey program on one of their television networks.

    • icelovinbrotha215 - Oct 9, 2013 at 6:08 PM

      They, NBC, were consistent with providing us hockey fans NCAA hockey both on PHT and NBCSN last year. College hockey has become a bigger and better feeder of the NHL so it only makes sense to follow the collegiate game. I enjoy watching college hockey and appreciate NBC taking interest in it too. One should be thankful that there is place that brings you all things hockey related. I may not always agree with how the content is presented or the writer’s POV, but it’s a place to promote ice hockey. You don’t have many networks/sites doing that here in the States.

  3. tigers182 - Oct 9, 2013 at 4:09 PM

    Awesome! Not a huge nhl fan, but love college hockey.

  4. sampulls - Oct 9, 2013 at 6:14 PM

    USA has way more passion for sports than Canada.

  5. ethanmacleod1685 - Oct 9, 2013 at 6:41 PM

    Wish they had these games on gamecenter, I love college hockey

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