• All 31 NHL teams featured in about 100 Games Through NBC and NBCSN; 21 teams make at least four appearances • Schedule includes Wednesday night doubles and Tuesday happy hour; More More than 75% of teams appear on Wednesday evenings
NBC Sports has announced its full regular season schedule which will feature all 31 of the approximately 100 NHL teams games on NBC and NBCSN, starting Jan. 13 with a triple hockey title Wednesday night on NBCSN headlining reigning Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning against the Chicago Blackhawks.
NBC Sports to set a regular-season record of 16 games on the NBC Broadcast Network, beginning Sunday, Jan. 17 when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Washington Capitals.
In December, the NHL announced a 56-game regular season team schedule for the 2020-2021 season, as well as a division realignment that limits team clashes to intra-division play and minimizes team travel as much as possible.
• No team will have more more than seven exclusive appearances on NBC and NBCSN and 21 teams will have at least four domestic appearances this year.
• Some teams will appear at the national level more that seven times, but those games will be blacked out in the local market and displayed on their local RSN.
Other highlights of the schedule:
• Wednesday Night Hockey presented by New Amsterdam Vodka on NBCSN – More over 75% of NHL teams will appear Wednesday nights on NBCSN, and most will feature doubles (and in…
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