NHL NETWORK CANADA ANNOUNCES 2010-11 LIVE NHL GAME SCHEDULE
Network Schedule Includes 31 Live Games For Canadian Viewers In 2010-11
TORONTO (August 25, 2010) – NHL Network™ Canada drops the puck on the live 2010-11 NHL® regular-season schedule Oct. 10 when the Boston Bruins and Phoenix Coyotes go head-to-head in Prague, CZE as part of the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere™ in a special 10 a.m. ET matinee. The action continues the next day when captain Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins travel to New Jersey to face the Devils for a 1 p.m. ET matinee. In all, NHL Network will again televise 31 live games this season for Canadian viewers.
The live game schedule in the Canada focuses on Sunday games, with approximately half of the schedule on a Sunday. Four teams will each make a League-high five appearances on the Network, the defending Stanley Cup® champion Chicago Blackhawks, the Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks and the Anaheim Ducks. The Detroit Red Wings, Philadelphia Flyers and New Jersey Devils each make four appearances.
Highlights of the NHL Network Canada schedule this season include:
· Sunday, Oct. 10 – The NHL Network Canada schedule begins with the Boston Bruins taking on the Phoenix Coyotes in Prague, CZE as part of the 2010 Compuware Premiere.
· Monday, Oct. 11 – Sidney Crosby and the Penguins head to “The Rock” to face Martin Brodeur and the Devils.
· Monday, Nov. 1 – The champion Blackhawks make their first appearance in an Original Six matchup at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers.
· Sunday, Nov. 28 – Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin makes the first of his two appearances as the Caps host Eric Staal and the Hurricanes,
· Wednesday, Jan. 5 – Steven Stamkos and Crosby, who shared the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy last season as the League’s top goal scorers, face off at the new CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh.
· Sunday, Jan. 9 – NHL Network presents a Sunday tripleheader: Atlanta at Carolina; Tampa Bay at New Jersey and San Jose at Anaheim.
· Sunday, Jan. 23 – The one and only game featuring a rematch of the 2010 Stanley Cup Final as the Flyers look for a small piece of revenge against the Blackhawks in Chicago.
NHL Network’s flagship show, “NHL On The Fly,” once again will be appearing nightly throughout the season. The program features up-to-the minute hockey information, live look-ins, extended highlights, overtime shootouts, real-time scores, interviews, pre- and post-game reports and news conferences. Information on the dates and times of the NHL Network U.S. 2010-11 live game schedule will be released in the near future.
NHL Network Canada 2010-11 Live Game Broadcast Schedule
Sunday, Oct. 10 Boston @ Phoenix 10 a.m. ET
Monday, Oct. 11 Pittsburgh @ New Jersey 1 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Oct. 12 Atlanta @ Los Angeles 10:30 p.m. ET
Wednesday, Oct. 27 New Jersey @ San Jose 10:30 p.m. ET
Monday, Nov. 1 Chicago @ NY Rangers 7 p.m. ET
Wednesday, Nov. 10 NY Islanders @ Anaheim 10 p.m. ET
Thursday, Nov. 11 Dallas @ Los Angeles 10:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, Nov. 14 Anaheim @ Chicago 7 p.m. ET
Monday, Nov. 15 Los Angeles @ San Jose 10:30 p.m. ET
Friday, Nov. 26 Chicago @ Anaheim 4 p.m. ET
Sunday, Nov. 28 Carolina @ Washington 5 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Nov. 30 Detroit @ San Jose 10:30 p.m. ET
Thursday, Dec. 2 Florida @ Los Angeles 10:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, Dec. 5 Philadelphia @ NY Islanders 1 p.m. ET
Sunday, Jan. 2 Philadelphia @ Detroit 5 p.m. ET
Wednesday, Jan. 5 Tampa Bay @ Pittsburgh 7 p.m. ET
Sunday, Jan. 9 Atlanta @ Carolina 1:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, Jan. 9 Tampa Bay @ New Jersey 5 p.m. ET
Sunday, Jan. 9 San Jose @ Anaheim 8 p.m. ET
Monday, Jan. 17 Carolina @ Boston 1 p.m. ET
Monday, Jan. 17 San Jose @ Phoenix 5 p.m. ET
Sunday, Jan. 23 Philadelphia @ Chicago TBD
Sunday, Jan. 23 Florida @ New Jersey TBD
Sunday, Feb. 13 Boston @ Detroit TBD
Monday, Feb. 21 Chicago @ St. Louis 2 p.m. ET
Sunday, Feb. 27 Tampa Bay @ NY Rangers 1 p.m. ET
Monday, Feb. 28 Detroit @ Los Angeles 10:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, March 6 Washington @ Florida 5 p.m. ET
Sunday, March 13 Phoenix @ Anaheim 5 p.m. ET
Sunday, April 3 NY Rangers @ Philadelphia TBD
Sunday, April 10 Dallas @ Minnesota TBD
*Schedule subject to change
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