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Big Ten Announces Television Schedule for 2017-18 Hockey Season
More than 50 games to be televised featuring all seven Big Ten hockey programs

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The 2017-18 Big Ten hockey regular season will feature an extensive slate of television coverage, with more than 50 total games. The lineup is highlighted by a package of at least 20 national broadcasts to be carried on BTN, with another two broadcasts on ESPN2 or ESPNU. An additional 27 games will be carried on FOX Sports Regional Networks. Broadcasts of additional games, including the 2018 Big Ten Tournament, will be announced in the coming weeks.

BTN will broadcast at least 20 games, with the first taking place on Friday, Nov. 3, when Ohio State plays host to Notre Dame. Highlighting the BTN regular season schedule will be the Super Saturday – College Hoops & Hockey doubleheader on Jan. 20, when Minnesota and Michigan State will meet at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Minnesota’s men’s basketball team will face off against Ohio State at noon, followed by the Gophers vs. Spartans hockey matchup at 8 p.m. ET. Every televised game can be streamed nation-wide via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go, BTN’s digital extension.

ESPN, home of the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship, will televise an additional pair of regular season contests, beginning on Friday, Jan. 26, when Minnesota hosts Notre Dame. Faceoff for that game is scheduled for 8 p.m. on ESPN2. ESPN will conclude its regular season slate of Big Ten games on Saturday, Feb. 17, when Minnesota hosts Ohio State at 5 p.m. on ESPNU. All games televised on an ESPN network will also be available to stream on the ESPN App.

FOX Sports Regional Networks will broadcast an additional 27 games, with contests appearing on FS Detroit, FS North and FS Wisconsin. Coverage begins in October and concludes when on Feb. 10. All games broadcast by FOX Sports Regional Networks can also be streamed live via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go.

2017-18 MEN’S HOCKEY TELEVISION SCHEDULE (All times Eastern)

DATE TIME MATCHUP TV

October 6, 2017 8:00 p.m. Ohio State at Wisconsin FSW

October 13, 2017 8:00 p.m. Penn State at Minnesota FSN

October 27, 2017 8:00 p.m. Clarkson at Minnesota FSN PLUS

October 27, 2017 8:00 p.m. St. Lawrence at Wisconsin FSW

October 28, 2017 8:00 p.m. Clarkson at Minnesota FSN PLUS

November 3, 2017 8:00 p.m. Michigan State at Minnesota FSD PLUS/FSN

November 3, 2017 TBD Notre Dame at Ohio State BTN

November 3, 2017 8:00 p.m. North Dakota at Wisconsin FSW PLUS

November 4, 2017 5:00 p.m. Michigan State at Minnesota FSN

November 4, 2017 8:00 p.m. North Dakota at Wisconsin FSW

November 17, 2017 8:00 p.m. Harvard at Minnesota FSN PLUS

November 18, 2017 8:00 p.m. Michigan at Wisconsin FSW PLUS

November 18, 2017 8:00 p.m. Harvard at Minnesota FSN PLUS

November 24, 2017 6:30 p.m. Ohio State at Michigan BTN

December 1, 2017 8:00 p.m. Wisconsin at Minnesota FSW/FSN PLUS

December 2, 2017 8:00 p.m. Wisconsin at Minnesota FSW PLUS/FSN PLUS

December 8, 2017 6:30 p.m. Minnesota at Ohio State BTN

December 8, 2017 9:00 p.m. Notre Dame at Wisconsin BTN

December 9, 2017 8:00 p.m. Minnesota at Ohio State BTN

December 9, 2017 8:00 p.m. Notre Dame at Wisconsin FSW PLUS

December 29, 2017 8:00 p.m. Army at Minnesota FSN

December 30, 2017 8:00 p.m. Army at Minnesota FSN PLUS

January 5, 2018 6:30 p.m. Notre Dame at Michigan BTN

January 6, 2018 7:00 p.m. Wisconsin at Penn State BTN

January 7, 2018 TBD St. Cloud State at Minnesota FSN

January 12, 2018 8:00 p.m. Michigan at Minnesota FSD/FSN PLUS

January 13, 2018 8:00 p.m. Michigan at Minnesota FSD PLUS/FSN PLUS

January 13, 2018 8:00 p.m. Michigan State at Wisconsin FSW

January 13, 2018 7:00 p.m. Ohio State at Penn State BTN

January 18, 2018 6:30 p.m. Minnesota at Michigan State BTN

January 19, 2018 8:00 p.m. Penn State at Michigan BTN

January 20, 2018 8:00 p.m. Minnesota vs. Michigan State BTN

January 26, 2018 8:00 p.m. Notre Dame at Minnesota ESPN2

January 26, 2018 9:00 p.m. Penn State at Wisconsin BTN

January 27, 2018 8:00 p.m. Notre Dame at Minnesota FSN Plus

January 27, 2018 8:00 p.m. Penn State at Wisconsin FSW

February 2, 2018 7:30 p.m. Wisconsin at Michigan FSW

February 2, 2018 6:30 p.m. Notre Dame at Penn State BTN

February 3, 2018 7:30 p.m. Wisconsin at Michigan FSW

February 9, 2018 9:00 p.m. Minnesota at Wisconsin BTN

February 10, 2018 7:00 p.m. Michigan State vs. Michigan FSD

February 10, 2018 8:00 p.m. Minnesota at Wisconsin FSN Plus/FSW Plus

February 16, 2018 6:30 p.m. Penn State at Michigan State BTN

February 16, 2018 9:00 p.m. Ohio State at Minnesota BTN

February 17, 2018 5:00 p.m. Penn State at Michigan State BTN

February 17, 2018 5:00 p.m. Ohio State at Minnesota ESPNU

February 18, 2018 5:30 p.m. Notre Dame at Michigan BTN

February 23, 2018 TBD Minnesota at Penn State BTN

February 24, 2018 TBD Minnesota at Penn State BTN

KEY: FSD – FS Detroit FSD Plus – FS Detroit PLUS FSN – FS North FSN Plus – FS North PLUS FSW – FS Wisconsin FSW Plus – FS Wisconsin PLUS