CBS Sports Network Drops the Puck for Tenth Season of College Hockey

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September 25th, 2012

via press release:

CBS SPORTS NETWORK DROPS THE PUCK FOR TENTH SEASON OF

COLLEGE HOCKEY PROGRAMMING

 

CBS Sports Network returns to the ice for its 10th season of college hockey programming, including a slate of 18 games showcasing the nation’s top teams. The Network again features comprehensive Hockey East action, as well as CCHA and Atlantic Hockey contests.

 

The puck drops on Thursday, Nov. 15 (7:30 PM, ET) as #10-ranked Notre Dame visits #3-ranked Michigan. Other match-ups include:

 

Friday, Dec. 14:          #11-ranked Western Michigan at #3-ranked Michigan

Friday, Jan. 25:           #14-ranked Ferris State at #10-ranked Notre Dame

Friday, Feb. 8:            #3-ranked Michigan at #10-ranked Notre Dame

Sunday, Feb. 24:        #1-ranked Boston College at Merrimack

Friday, March 8:         #13-ranked Boston University at Northeastern

The complete schedule is included below.

 

Veteran analyst Dave Starman returns for his 10th year calling college hockey for the Network. Analyst Jim Paradise and play-by-play announcers Eric Frede and Ben Holden also return to call the action. Shireen Saski serves as rink-side reporter and intermission host.

 

CBS Sports Network will celebrate its 10th season of college hockey coverage by unveiling the Top 10 College Hockey Players of the Last 10 Years, as voted on by fans. Beginning Thursday, Nov. 15, fans can vote by logging onto CBSSports.com’s EYE ON HOCKEY blog. Fans can also join the conversation throughout the season on Twitter by using the hashtag #CBSHockey. Also new this season, CBSSports.com will release a College Hockey Power 10 each week, ranking the top programs across the country, as well as a Hobey Baker Watch, following the top candidates to win college hockey’s most prestigious award.

 

The Network will again feature a live pre-game show from the site of the game to preview the action and discuss college hockey news from around the country. Coverage throughout the season also will include excerpts from a round-table discussion with influential college hockey figures including Boston College Coach Jerry York, Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli, Michigan State Coach Tom Anastos, NCAA Hockey Secretary-Rules Editor Steve Piotrowski, College Hockey Inc.’s Nate Ewell and Yale Assistant Coach Red Gendron. Adam Zucker and Starman host.

CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports. The Network covers more than 350 live games annually, showcasing 30 men’s and women’s sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

 

 

 

2012-2013 COLLEGE HOCKEY SCHEDULE

(ALL TIMES EASTERN)

 

Nov. 15 (Thursday)

Notre Dame at Michigan

Yost Ice Arena, Ann Arbor, MI

7:30 PM

Nov. 30 (Friday)

Vermont at Maine

Harold Alfond Sports Arena, Orono, ME

8:00 PM

Dec. 8 (Saturday)

Maine at Boston University

Agganis Arena, Boston, MA

8:00 PM

Dec. 14 (Friday)

Western Michigan at Michigan

Yost Ice Arena, Ann Arbor, MI

7:30 PM

Jan. 4 (Friday)

Robert Morris at Army

Tate Rink. West Point, NY

7:30 PM

Jan. 5 (Saturday)

Merrimack At Vermont

Gutterson Fieldhouse, Burlington, VT

7:30 PM

Jan. 12 (Saturday)

Army at Air Force

Cadet Ice Arena, Colorado Springs, CO

6:00 PM

Jan. 19 (Saturday)

Alaska at Notre Dame

Compton Family Center, South Bend, IN

7:00 PM

Jan. 25 (Friday)

Ferris State at Notre Dame

Compton Family Center, South Bend, IN

7:30 PM

Feb. 8 (Friday)

Michigan at Notre Dame

Compton Family Center, South Bend, IN

7:30 PM

Feb. 10 (Sunday)

Providence at New Hampshire

The Whittemore Center, Durham, NH

4:00 PM

Feb. 15 (Friday)

Notre Dame at Miami

Goggin Ice Center, Oxford, OH

7:30 PM

Feb. 22 (Friday)

Notre Dame at Western Michigan

Lawson Arena, Kalamazoo, MI

7:30 PM

Feb. 23 (Saturday)

New Hampshire at Vermont

Gutterson Fieldhouse, Burlington, VT

4:00 PM

Feb. 24 (Sunday)

Boston College at Merrimack

J. Thom Lawler Arena, North Andover, MA

4:00 PM

Mar.1 (Friday)

Ferris State at Michigan

Yost Ice Arena, Ann Arbor, MI

7:30 PM

Mar. 3 (Sunday)

UMass-Lowell At Merrimack

J. Thom Lawler Arena, North Andover, MA

4:00 PM

Mar. 8 (Friday)

Boston University at Northeastern

Matthews Arena, Boston, MA

7:30 PM

 

 

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