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Sportsnet Announces 2017-18 National NHL Broadcast Schedule

June 22, 2017

News Releases

– Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday remain the marquee nights –

– Hockey Night in Canada to air 94 games featuring Canadian teams on Saturdays –

– Rogers Hometown Hockey to showcase 26 Sunday match-ups –

– Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey kicks-off schedule with all-Canadian doubleheader on October 4 –

 

TORONTO (June 22, 2017) Sportsnet will produce and televise more than 150 national hockey games throughout the 2017-18 NHL season across its three marquee nights: Hockey Night in Canada on Saturdays, Rogers Hometown Hockey on Sundays and Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey on Wednesdays. In addition to delivering premium Canadian match-ups, Sportsnet’s national broadcast schedule showcases the biggest events of the NHL season, including two outdoor games featuring Canadian teams – the NHL 100 Classic between Montreal and Ottawa on Saturday, Dec.16 and the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game between Toronto and Washington on Saturday, March 3. The schedule also features exclusive coverage of the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on January 1, the 18th annual Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada on January 20, the 2018 NHL All-Star Game on January 27-28, the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. (Full broadcast schedule is below).

Further details of Sportsnet’s NHL coverage for the 2017-18 season, including national broadcasts on additional nights and regional broadcast schedules for the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs, will be announced in the coming weeks.

The puck drops on the season Wednesday, Oct. 4 with back-to-back all-Canadian match-ups on Sportsnet, Sportsnet NOW and Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE. The Toronto Maple Leafs visit the Winnipeg Jets to kick things off followed by the Battle of Alberta as the Edmonton Oilers host the Calgary Flames.

Highlights of Sportsnet’s 2017-18 national NHL broadcast schedule include:

Hockey Night in Canada – Saturdays

  • Hockey Night in Canada will broadcast 94 games featuring Canadian teams, 24 all-Canadian match-ups and 15 Original Six showdowns.
  • The first Hockey Night in Canada broadcast of the season will be October 7 and features all seven Canadian teams competing in five different games.
  • Two outdoor games featuring Canadian teams will air during Hockey Night in Canada as Montreal hosts Ottawa in the NHL 100 Classic on December 16 and Toronto visits Washington for the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series on March 3.
  • Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada takes place on January 20 and features all seven Canadian teams in action. The location for this year’s event will be announced shortly.

Rogers Hometown Hockey – Sundays

  • The fourth year of Rogers Hometown Hockey will air 26 games from different communities coast-to-coast celebrating the nation’s passion for hockey (locations to be announced at a later date).
  • Anchored by the impeccable storytelling of host Ron MacLean and co-host Tara Slone, Rogers Hometown Hockey begins on Sunday, Oct. 8 with a game between Montreal and the New York Rangers on Sportsnet.
  • There will be seven all-Canadian match-ups on Sunday nights, with 25 of the 26 games featuring at least one Canadian team.
  • Sportsnet’s first national broadcast from the home of the NHL’s newest team, the Vegas Golden Knights, airs on Sunday, Oct. 15 as Vegas hosts Boston.

Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey – Wednesdays

  • There will be 33 regular season games featured on Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey in 2017-18, including six all-Canadian match-ups.
  • The Wednesday night lineup also include three Original Six match-ups and three doubleheaders.

Hockey Night in Canada games will be available on Sportsnet, City and CBC while all other national games will be available on a Sportsnet channel. All games will also be available on Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE while all national games broadcast on Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE or Sportsnet 360 can also be streamed on Sportsnet NOW. Full channel allocations will be announced on a week-to-week basis.

2017-18 National NHL Broadcast Schedule ON SPORTSNET

*Schedule subject to change
** All start times reflect pre-game coverage

Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey

 

October

  • Wednesday, Oct. 4 (Doubleheader)
    • Toronto @ Winnipeg, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
    • Calgary @ Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Oct. 11, New Jersey @ Toronto, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Oct. 18, Detroit @ Toronto, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Oct. 25, Calgary @ St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT

November

  • Wednesday, Nov. 1, Pittsburgh @ Edmonton, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8, Minnesota @ Toronto, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Nov. 15, Calgary @ Detroit, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Nov. 22
    • Ottawa @ Washington, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
    • Toronto @ Florida, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
    • Calgary @ Columbus, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
    • Vancouver @ Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
    • Montreal @ Nashville, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Nov. 29, Ottawa @ Montreal, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT

December

  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, Calgary @ Toronto, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Dec. 13 (Doubleheader)
    • Y. Rangers @ Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
    • Nashville @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Dec. 20, Toronto @ Columbus, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Dec. 27, Edmonton @ Winnipeg, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT 

January

  • Wednesday, Jan. 3, Ottawa @ Detroit, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Jan. 10, Ottawa @ Toronto, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Jan. 17, Montreal @ Boston, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Jan. 24, Toronto @ Chicago, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Jan. 31, N.Y. Islanders @ Toronto, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT

 February

  • Wednesday, Feb. 7, Nashville @ Toronto, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Feb. 14, Columbus @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21, Ottawa @ Chicago, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, Feb. 28, N.Y. Islanders @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT

March

  • Wednesday, March 7, Calgary @ Buffalo, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, March 14, Dallas @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, March 21, Montreal @ Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, March 28, Florida @ Toronto, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT

April

  • Wednesday, April 4, Ottawa @ Buffalo, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT

Saturday – Hockey Night in Canada

 

October

Saturday, Oct. 7

  • Montreal @ Washington, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Y. Rangers @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Detroit @ Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Edmonton @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Winnipeg @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Oct. 14

  • Toronto @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Carolina @ Winnipeg, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Calgary @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Ottawa @ Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Oct. 21

  • Toronto @ Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Minnesota @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Oct. 28

  • Philadelphia @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Y. Rangers @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Washington @ Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

November

Saturday, Nov. 4

  • Montreal @ Winnipeg, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Toronto @ St. Louis, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Pittsburgh @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Nov. 11

  • Colorado @ Ottawa, 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT – Game to be played in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Buffalo @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Toronto @ Boston, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Winnipeg @ Arizona, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Vancouver @ San Jose, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Nov. 18

  • Toronto @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Louis @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Nov. 25

  • Buffalo @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Washington @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Y. Islanders @ Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Winnipeg @ San Jose, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Calgary @ Colorado, 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT

December

Saturday, Dec. 2

  • Detroit @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Toronto @ Vancouver, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Edmonton @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Dec. 9

  • Toronto @ Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Edmonton @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Winnipeg @ Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Vancouver @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Ottawa @ San Jose, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Dec. 16

  • NHL 100 Classic: Montreal @ Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Winnipeg @ St. Louis, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Nashville @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Dec. 23

  • Toronto @ N.Y. Rangers, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Ottawa @ Florida, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Montreal @ Edmonton, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Louis @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Dec. 30

  • Boston @ Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Montreal @ Florida, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Los Angeles @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

January

Saturday, Jan. 6

  • Vancouver @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Tampa Bay @ Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Anaheim @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Jan. 13

  • Winnipeg @ Minnesota, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Boston @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Edmonton @ Las Vegas, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Jan. 20 – Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada

  • Winnipeg @ Calgary, 3 p.m. ET / Noon PT
  • Toronto @ Ottawa, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Boston @ Montreal, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Vancouver @ Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

February

Saturday, Feb. 3

  • Toronto @ Boston, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Colorado @ Winnipeg, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Tampa Bay @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Chicago @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Feb. 10

  • Nashville @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Ottawa @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Edmonton @ San Jose, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Feb. 17

  • Toronto @ Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Montreal @ Las Vegas, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Florida @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Boston @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, Feb. 24

  • Tampa Bay @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Boston @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Winnipeg @ Dallas, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Edmonton @ Los Angeles, 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT

March

Saturday, March 3

  • Montreal @ Boston, 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT
  • 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series: Toronto @ Washington, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Ottawa @ Arizona, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Y Rangers @ Edmonton, 10:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. PT

Saturday, March 10

  • Pittsburgh @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Minnesota @ Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, March 17

  • Montreal @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Ottawa @ Columbus, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • San Jose @ Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, March 24

  • Toronto @ Detroit, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Washington @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Carolina @ Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Los Angeles @ Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Saturday, March 31

  • Ottawa @ Detroit, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT
  • Montreal @ Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Winnipeg @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Edmonton @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

April

Saturday, April 7

  • Montreal @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Ottawa @ Boston, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Chicago @ Winnipeg, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Vancouver @ Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
  • Las Vegas @ Calgary, 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

 

Sunday – Rogers Hometown Hockey

 

October

  • Sunday, Oct. 8, Montreal @ N.Y. Rangers, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Oct. 15, Boston @ Las Vegas, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Oct. 22, Vancouver @ Detroit, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Oct. 29, Pittsburgh @ Winnipeg, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. P

November

  • Sunday, Nov. 5, Montreal @ Chicago, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Nov. 12, Edmonton @ Washington, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Nov. 19, Ottawa @ N.Y. Rangers, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Nov. 26, Vancouver @ N.Y. Rangers, 1:30 p.m. ET / 10:30 a.m. PT

December

  • Sunday, Dec. 3, Ottawa @ Winnipeg, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Dec. 10, Edmonton @ Toronto, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Dec. 17, Calgary @ Vancouver, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Dec. 31 (Doubleheader)
    • Toronto @ Las Vegas, 3:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT
    • Winnipeg @ Edmonton, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT

January

  • Sunday, Jan. 7, Vancouver @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Jan. 14, Vancouver @ Minnesota, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Jan. 21, Vancouver @ Winnipeg, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT

February

  • Sunday, Feb. 4, Ottawa @ Montreal, 12:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. PT
  • Sunday, Feb. 11, Calgary @ N.Y. Islanders, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Feb. 18, Toronto @ Detroit, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, Feb. 25, Edmonton @ Anaheim, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT

March

  • Sunday, March 4, Winnipeg @ Carolina, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, March 11, N.Y. Islanders @ Calgary, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, March 18, Dallas @ Winnipeg, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, March 25
    • Nashville @ Winnipeg, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
    • Vancouver @ Dallas, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT

April

  • Sunday, April 1, New Jersey @ Montreal, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT

 

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