via press release:
NBCSN AND NOTRE DAME ANNOUNCE THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT TO TELEVISE NOTRE DAME HOCKEY HOME GAMES
NBCSN to Annually Telecast 12 Notre Dame Hockey Home Games
NBC Sports Live Extra to Stream 20 Notre Dame Hockey Home Games
NBCSN to Present More Than 20 College Hockey Games in 2013-14
Coverage Begins Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, Featuring Western Michigan-Notre Dame
Stamford, Conn – October 11, 2013 – NBC Sports Group and Notre Dame announced a three-year agreement to annually telecast 12 Notre Dame Hockey home games on NBCSN. In addition, NBC Sports Live Extra will live stream all 12 games telecast on NBCSN and eight additional Notre Dame Hockey home games.
NBCSN will present more than 20 college hockey games this season including 12 Notre Dame home games, five Hockey East games and five Big Ten games. The network’s 2013-14 college hockey schedule is highlighted by more than 10 appearances by pre-season Top 15 teams. NBC Sports Live Extra will live stream more than 30 college hockey games this season.
“We are excited to begin our third season of college hockey on NBCSN, which will feature more Top 15 teams than ever before,” said Jon Miller, President, Programming NBC Sports and NBCSN. “In addition to presenting 12 Notre Dame home games, we are also proud to deliver five Hockey East games and coverage of Big Ten Hockey’s inaugural season.”
The 2013-14 NBCSN college hockey schedule will feature 12 appearances by No. 7 Notre Dame, three appearances by No. 3 Wisconsin and two by No. 5 Minnesota. In addition, No. 6 North Dakota, No. 10 Michigan, and No. 13 New Hampshire will also play games on NBCSN.
NBCSN’s coverage of the 2013-14 college hockey season begins tonight at 8 p.m. ET with Western Michigan at No. 7 Notre Dame, live from Compton Family Ice Arena in South Bend, Ind. The game will also be available online via NBC Sports Live Extra.
*All rankings based off USA Today/USA Hockey Men’s College Hockey Poll