via press release:
NBCSN TO AIR FIVE BIG TEN HOCKEY GAMES THIS SEASON
No. 3 Wisconsin, No. 5 Minnesota, No. 10 Michigan, Penn State, Michigan State, Ohio State to Appear
NBCSN’s Live Coverage of Big Ten Hockey’s Inaugural Season Begins on December 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET with Colorado College at No. 3 Wisconsin
Stamford, Conn. – October 9, 2013 – NBC Sports Group and the Big Ten Conference will collaborate to present five Big Ten hockey games this season on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra. NBCSN’s coverage of Big Ten hockey will feature all six member schools with hockey programs. No. 3 Wisconsin will appear three times and Penn State will appear twice. No. 5 Minnesota, No. 10 Michigan, Michigan State, and Ohio State will also play games on NBCSN.
The network’s coverage of Big Ten hockey’s inaugural season begins on Friday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET when Wisconsin hosts Colorado College at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis.
NBCSN’s 2013-14 Big Ten hockey schedule includes Penn State-Michigan State on Saturday, January 18 at 6:30 p.m. ET, Wisconsin-Michigan on Saturday, February 1 at 6:30 p.m. ET, Wisconsin-Ohio State on Saturday, February 15 at 8 p.m. ET, and Penn State-Minnesota on Saturday, March 1.
“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.”