#hockeyisback — NHL Network Returns Tomorrow with Live Reports from Training Camps and New Hosts
NEW YORK (January 12, 2013) – NHL Network-U.S. will televise 78 live games this regular season, focusing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights and featuring eight double-headers, seven triple-headers and one quadruple-header. Regular-season coverage on NHL Network-U.S. gets underway on Saturday, January 19 at 7:00 p.m. ET. with the New York Rangers in Boston to take on the Bruins.
On Saturday evenings, NHL Network-U.S. again will broadcast CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada programming beginning with the Scotiabank Hockey Tonight pre-game show at 6:30 p.m. ET, and Coaches Corner and Hotstove intermission programming during live game broadcasts.
Beginning tomorrow, January 13 at 7:00 p.m. ET and airing each night leading up to puck drop on the 2012-13 NHL season, NHL Network will be live with a special season preview titled NHL Tonight 2012-13 Season Preview Presented by Geico. Along with host Kathryn Tappen, a rotating cast of hockey insiders will bring viewers an in-depth look at the upcoming season, including team-by-team breakdowns, live on-location reports from NHL training camps and all the latest news as the League’s 30 teams gear up for the 99-day race for the playoffs.
With a return to the ice comes the season return of Cisco NHL Live, one of the Network’s signature programs. Cisco NHL Live begins broadcasting Monday, Jan. 14 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Another fan favorite, the 2013 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, live from the Halifax Metro Centre, also highlights opening week on the Network for U.S. audiences. The game airs live Wednesday, January 16 at 7:00 p.m. ET followed by a special edition of NHL Tonight 2012-13 Season Preview Presented by Geico at 10:00 p.m. ET.
In addition, NHL Network-U.S. will broadcast TSN shows NHL Top 50 Players, NHL 30 and NHL Fantasy Draft Special in the coming days. For the complete NHL Network schedule, please visit www.nhlnetwork.com.
New talent at NHL Network
New this season, Glenn Schiiler and Mark Roe join the Network as the hosts of marquee shows NHL On The Fly and NHL Tonight, bringing highlights and their expert analysis to the viewers at home. Prior to joining the Network, Schiiler was a sports anchor on Score Weekend and Score Tonighton The Score, whileRoe served as Sports Director for the award-winning CTV News in Barrie, Ontario, where he daily covered the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League.
Returning NHL Network shows
Cisco NHL Live airs weeknights from 5-7 p.m. ET, throughout the season. Host EJ Hradek keeps fans in-the-know with headlines and buzz from insiders all over the hockey world. Fans can interact live by either tweeting @NHLLive or calling in with questions at 1-855-HAT-TRICK.
NHL On The Fly, the Network’s signature show, airs nightly from 7-10 p.m. ET taking fans inside the action from around the League with live look-ins, real-time scores, team press conferences and expert analysis from a variety of your favorite NHL veterans, including current and former players.
NHL Tonight hosted by Kathryn Tappen and featuring a rotating cast of analysts including Barry Melrose, Kevin Weekes and Mike Johnson, returns nightly at 10 p.m. ET serving fans with every highlight, from every game, every night. NHL Tonight will re-air the following morning.
2012-13 NHL Network-U.S. live-game broadcast schedule is as follows:
(subject to change)
DATE VISITOR HOME START TIME (ET)
1/19/2013 NY Rangers Boston 7:00 p.m.
1/20/2013 Pittsburgh NY Rangers 7:00 p.m.
1/24/2013 NY Rangers Philadelphia 7:00 p.m.
1/25/2013 Minnesota Detroit 7:30 p.m.
1/26/2013 Colorado San Jose 4:00 p.m.
1/26/2013 Toronto NY Rangers 7:00 p.m.
1/27/2013 Buffalo Washington 3:00 p.m.
1/28/2013 Boston Carolina 7:00 p.m.
1/31/2013 Pittsburgh NY Rangers 7:00 p.m.
2/1/2013 St. Louis Detroit 7:30 p.m.
2/2/2013 New Jersey Pittsburgh 1:00 p.m.
2/2/2013 Boston Toronto 7:00 p.m.
2/7/2013 Washington Pittsburgh 7:00 p.m.
2/8/2013 Anaheim Dallas 8:00 p.m.
2/9/2013 Pittsburgh New Jersey 1:00 p.m.
2/9/2013 Phoenix San Jose 4:00 p.m.
2/9/2013 Toronto Montreal 7:00 p.m.
2/14/2013 Washington Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m.
2/15/2013 Anaheim Detroit 7:30 p.m.
2/16/2013 Philadelphia Montreal 7:00 p.m.
2/18/2013 Nashville Colorado 3:00 p.m.
2/18/2013 Carolina Montreal 7:30 p.m.
2/21/2013 Columbus Detroit 7:30 p.m.
2/22/2013 San Jose Chicago 8:30 p.m.
2/23/2013 New Jersey Washington 12:00 p.m.
2/23/2013 Colorado Los Angeles 4:00 p.m.
2/23/2013 Nashville Detroit 7:00 p.m.
2/24/2013 Boston Florida 3:00 p.m.
2/28/2013 Pittsburgh Carolina 7:00 p.m.
3/1/2013 Columbus Chicago 8:30 p.m.
3/2/2013 Ottawa Philadelphia 12:00 p.m.
3/2/2013 Washington Winnipeg 3:00 p.m.
3/2/2013 Pittsburgh Montreal 7:00 p.m.
3/2/2013 Los Angeles Vancouver 10:00 p.m.
3/3/2013 St. Louis Dallas 3:00 p.m.
3/4/2013 Nashville Los Angeles 10:30 p.m.
3/7/2013 Pittsburgh Philadelphia 7:00 p.m.
3/8/2013 Chicago Colorado 9:00 p.m.
3/9/2013 Philadelphia Boston 1:00 p.m.
3/9/2013 St. Louis San Jose 4:00 p.m.
3/9/2013 Pittsburgh Toronto 7:00 p.m.
3/14/2013 Washington Carolina 7:00 p.m.
3/15/2013 New Jersey Philadelphia 7:00 p.m.
3/16/2013 NY Rangers Pittsburgh 1:00 p.m.
3/16/2013 Carolina Tampa Bay 7:00 p.m.
3/16/2013 Detroit Vancouver 10:00 p.m.
3/20/2013 Dallas Colorado 9:30 p.m.
3/21/2013 New Jersey Carolina 7:00 p.m.
3/22/2013 Pittsburgh NY Islanders 7:00 p.m.
3/22/2013 Detroit Anaheim 10:00 p.m.
3/23/2013 Vancouver Los Angeles 4:00 p.m.
3/23/2013 Boston Toronto 7:00 p.m.
3/28/2013 Los Angeles St. Louis 8:00 p.m.
3/29/2013 Anaheim Chicago 8:30 p.m.
3/30/2013 Boston Philadelphia 1:00 p.m.
3/30/2013 NY Rangers Montreal 7:00 p.m.
4/4/2013 New Jersey Boston 7:00 p.m.
4/4/2013 Detroit Phoenix 10:00 p.m.
4/5/2013 NY Rangers Pittsburgh 7:00 p.m.
4/6/2013 Edmonton Los Angeles 4:00 p.m.
4/6/2013 NY Rangers Carolina 7:00 p.m.
4/6/2013 Calgary Vancouver 10:00 p.m.
4/7/2013 Dallas San Jose 4:00 p.m.
4/8/2013 Carolina Boston 7:00 p.m.
4/12/2013 Detroit Chicago 8:30 p.m.
4/13/2013 Vancouver Colorado 3:00 p.m.
4/13/2013 Montreal Toronto 7:00 p.m.
4/13/2013 Anaheim Los Angeles 10:30 p.m.
4/18/2013 Vancouver Dallas 8:00 p.m.
4/19/2013 Pittsburgh Boston 7:00 p.m.
4/20/2013 Florida New Jersey 1:00 p.m.
4/20/2013 Buffalo Pittsburgh 7:00 p.m.
4/20/2013 Detroit Vancouver 10:00 p.m.
4/21/2013 Florida Boston 3:00 p.m.
4/21/2013 Dallas Los Angeles 10:30 p.m.
4/22/2013 Chicago Vancouver 10:00 p.m.
4/25/2013 Anaheim Vancouver 10:00 p.m.
4/26/2013 Edmonton Minnesota 8:00 p.m.
Information on the dates and times of the NHL Network live-game schedule for Canadian viewers will be released in the near future.
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