ESPN announced today it has hired award-winning writer and editor Greg Wyshynski to be a leading voice for NHL content, covering the league as a reporter and analyst across platforms.
The immersive digital experience for ESPN The Magazine’s ninth annual BODY Issue launched today at www.espn.com/bodyissue. Created in celebration of the athletic form, the issue features 23 world-class athletes from the Olympics, NFL, NBA, WNBA, NHL, tennis, and rugby among other sports around the world from Denmark to New Zealand. Photos, videos, and interviews of the athletes are showcased in the unique new digital gallery experience and the issue hits newsstands Friday, July 7.
ESPN to Carry NCAA Division I Ice Hockey Championship and Regular Season Games in 2016-17
ESPN’s multi-platform coverage of World Cup of Hockey 2016 best-of-three Final between Team Canada and Team Europe begins Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. ET. on ESPN.
Fourth Season of Fighting Irish Hockey Coverage Begins with Notre Dame Hosting Arizona State on Friday, October 7, at 7:30 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports App and NBCSports.com
NBCSN Coverage Begins with Notre Dame hosting Penn State Saturday, October 22 at 7 p.m. ET
NBCSN, NBC Sports App and NBCSports.com Combine To Present All 21 Notre Dame Hockey Home Games in 2016-17
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 26, 2016 – NBC Sports Group and Notre Dame will drop the puck on the 2016-17 Fighting Irish hockey season on Friday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports app and NBCSports.com, when Notre Dame hosts Arizona State at the Compton Family Ice Arena in South Bend, Ind.
As part of NBC Sports Group’s fourth season presenting Notre Dame hockey, NBCSN, the NBC Sports app and NBCSports.com will combine to deliver all 21 Fighting Irish hockey home games during the 2016-17 season. Eight games will be telecast on NBCSN and an additional 13 games will be streamed live via the NBC Sports app and NBCSports.com.
NBCSN’s coverage of the 2016-17 season begins Saturday, October 22 at 7 p.m. ET when Notre Dame hosts Penn State. In addition, NBCSN will also present primetime matchups with Boston College on Saturday, December 10 at 7 p.m. ET; Michigan Tech on Friday, January 6 at 7:30 p.m. ET; Vermont on Friday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET; and Providence on Friday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
This season’s NBC Sports Group Notre Dame Hockey schedule also features live digital coverage of Fighting Irish home series versus UCONN on Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28 at 7:35 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports app and NBCSports.com; UMass Lowell on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 at 7:35 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports app and NBCSports.com; and New Hampshire on Friday, January 20 at 7:35 p.m. ET and Saturday, January 21 at 7 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports app and NBCSports.com.
Listed below is a complete schedule of NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2016-17 Notre Dame Hockey season.
2016 -17 NBC SPORTS GROUP NOTRE DAME HOCKEY SCHEDULE (all times ET)
|Friday, Oct. 7||Arizona State – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, Oct. 8||Arizona State – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7 p.m.|
|Friday, Oct. 21||Penn State – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7 p.m.|
|Saturday, Oct. 22||Penn State – Notre Dame||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Thursday, Oct. 27||UConn – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7:35 p.m.|
|Friday, Oct. 28||UConn – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7:35 p.m.|
|Thursday, Nov. 17||UMass Lowell – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7:35 p.m.|
|Friday, Nov. 18||UMass Lowell – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7:35 p.m.|
|Friday, Nov. 25||Holy Cross||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7:35 p.m.|
|Saturday, Nov. 26||Yale||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7:35 p.m.|
|Saturday, Dec. 10||Boston College – Notre Dame||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Saturday, Dec. 31||Alaska – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||4 p.m.|
|Sunday, Jan. 1||Alaska – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||2 p.m.|
|Friday, Jan. 6||Michigan Tech – Notre Dame||NBCSN||7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, Jan. 7||Michigan Tech – Notre Dame||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Friday, Jan. 20||New Hampshire – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7:35 p.m.|
|Saturday, Jan. 21||New Hampshire – Notre Dame||NBC Sports app & NBCSports.com||7 p.m.|
|Friday, Feb. 3||Vermont – Notre Dame||NBCSN||7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, Feb. 4||Vermont – Notre Dame||NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Friday, Feb. 17||Providence – Notre Dame||NBCSN||7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, Feb. 18||Providence – Notre Dame||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP
All Notre Dame home games will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. The NBC Sports app will stream all games via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku.
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Today, part of ESPN’s championship caliber game and studio commentator team for World Cup of Hockey 2016 discussed the tournament after the start of pre-tournament play yesterday.
ESPN’s start-to-finish World Cup of Hockey 2016 telecasts will have all the angles covered through innovative production techniques, top-tier commentary, creative enhancements and studio programming surrounding the games. The puck drops on the World Cup of Hockey 2016 Saturday, Sept. 17, at 3:30 p.m. ET when Team USA takes on Europe (ESPN2). All games will be played at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
ESPN has assembled a championship caliber commentator team for its World Cup of Hockey 2016 coverage and the studio and on-site teams will make their debuts during pre-tournament action beginning Thursday, Sept. 8, at 8 p.m. ET when Team North America meets Team Europe on ESPN2.