CBS Sports Network Drops the Puck for Ninth Season of College Hockey Programming

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October 4th, 2011

via press release:

CBS SPORTS NETWORK DROPS THE PUCK FOR NINTH SEASON OF

COLLEGE HOCKEY PROGRAMMING

CBS Sports Network returns to the ice for the Network’s ninth season of college hockey programming, including a slate of 23 games showcasing the nation’s top teams. The Network again features comprehensive Hockey East action, as well as CCHA, WCHA, ECAC and Atlantic Hockey contests.

 

The puck drops on Friday, Oct. 14 (7:30 PM, ET) with *No. 4-ranked Denver taking on No. 5-ranked Boston College. In all, the Network features every team ranked in the top 10 of the USCHO Poll, as well as 15 of the nation’s top 20 teams. Match-ups include:

 

Sunday, Nov. 13:         Boston University at Boston College

Friday, Nov. 18:           Boston College at Notre Dame

Friday, Dec. 2:             Boston University at Boston College

Denver at Colorado College

Saturday, Jan. 21:         Michigan at Notre Dame

Saturday, Feb. 4:          Miami at Michigan

Friday, Feb. 10:            North Dakota at Minnesota Duluth

Friday, Feb. 17:            Notre Dame at Miami

 

The complete schedule is included below.

 

Veteran analyst Dave Starman returns for his ninth year calling college hockey for the Network. Analyst Jim Paradise and play-by-play announcers Matt McConnell, Eric Frede and Ben Holden also return. Shireen Saski serves as rink-side reporter and intermission host.

 

CBS Sports Network will again feature a live on-site pre-game show that previews the action and discusses college hockey news from around the country.

CBS Sports Network covers more than 300 live games annually, showcasing 30 men’s and women’s sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows, documentaries and original programs. The Network is available throughout the United States and Canada to local cable, video and teleco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 152. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

 
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