TSN has 81 games this season, including 72 featuring at least one Canadian team. TSN2 has 69 games. Here is the press release:
NHL action returns to Canada’s Sports Leader with TSN delivering 150 national regular season games during the 2013-14 season. Eighty-one (81) games will air on TSN and 69 games on TSN2. In addition to live game coverage, fans can expect to see extensive NHL coverage across all TSN Digital, TSN Radio, and TEAM Radio platforms. Highlighting the TSN schedule is the annual HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GAME that airs on the network for the first time.
TSN’s broadcast schedule includes 72 games featuring Canadian teams in action. TSN also retains English-language exclusivity of WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOCKEY, during which there are no other national or local NHL telecasts.
TSN will also broadcast six pre-season games – featuring all Canadian teams. TSN and TSN2’s full NHL broadcast schedule is available onTSN.ca
In addition to its national broadcast package, TSN will also broadcast 63 regional Winnipeg Jets games on TSN Jets and 30 regional Montreal Canadiens games on TSN Canadiens.
RDS returns with French-language coverage of all Montreal Canadiens games. RDS and RDS2 will confirm its package of games featuring other NHL teams in the coming days.
HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GAME
Highlighting TSN’s 2013-14 NHL regular season broadcast schedule is the HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GAME – airing for the first time on TSN. Featuring New Jersey @ Toronto on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN, the HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GAME honours 2013 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees Scott Niedermayer, Chris Chelios, Brendan Shanahan, Geraldine Heaney, and Stanley Cup-winning head coach Fred Shero.
NHL ON TSN Highlights
Regular season coverage kicks off on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN with Toronto @ Philadelphia (click here for a complete broadcast schedule). All of TSN’s nationally televised NHL games are also available live on TSN Mobile TV.
TSN’s 2013-14 NHL regular season coverage includes:
· Daniel Alfredsson’s return to Ottawa on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. ET
· Jarome Iginla’s return to Calgary on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 9:30 p.m. ET
· Alain Vigneault’s return to Vancouver on Tuesday, Apr. 1 at 10 p.m. ET
· Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia’s Nathan MacKinnon and Sidney Crosby face off against each other for the first time as the Avalanche visit the Penguins on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. ET (TSN2)
· The HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GAME featuring New Jersey @ Toronto on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET
· 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ outdoor game featuring NY Rangers @ NY Islanders on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. ET
· 17 Toronto Maple Leafs games
· 15 Montreal Canadiens games
· 10 games each for the Ottawa Senators, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Vancouver Canucks
· 5 Winnipeg Jets games
· 5 all-Canadian match-ups
Additional highlights include:
· 12 double-headers on TSN (six double-headers on TSN2)
· 9 Original Six match-ups on TSN (five games on TSN2)
· 6 games featuring the Stanley Cup-champion Chicago Blackhawks on TSN (seven games on TSN2)
· 6 games featuring superstar Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins on TSN (13 games on TSN2)
· 5 games featuring 2013 Hart Trophy winner Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals on TSN (nine games on TSN2)
· 6 pre-season games featuring all Canadian teams
In addition to its package of regular season and playoff games, TSN has exclusive Canadian coverage of the NHL DRAFT LOTTERY, NHL DRAFT, and the HOCKEY HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CELEBRATION. TSN complements this exclusive lineup with its own signature NHL specials including TRADECENTRE, FREE AGENT FRENZY, NHL FANTASY DRAFT, TOP 50 PLAYERS, and BOB MCKENZIE’S NHL DRAFT RANKING.