ECAC Hockey Renews Partnership with NBC Sports Network

ECAC Hockey Renews Partnership with NBC Sports Network

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The NBC Sports Group will air 20 live college hockey games this season on NBC Sports Network, including six ECAC Hockey conference showdowns. This season’s schedule, which marks the second consecutive time that the NBC Sports Group will air college hockey games, was developed through partnerships with numerous collegiate hockey associations and universities.

The ECAC Hockey coverage begins on NBC Sports Network, on Nov. 16, Friday, when two of the most storied league programs face-off against one another as Harvard visits Lynah Rink to take on Cornell at 7:30 p.m.

“The opportunity to once again feature our league teams is a benefit to college hockey fans around the country,” commented Steve Hagwell, ECAC Hockey Commissioner. “We look forward to showcasing ECAC Hockey games in a national setting and further developing our relationship with NBC Sports.”

Additional regular-season highlights include defending regular-season and tournament champions, and 2012 Frozen Four participant Union travelling to Princeton on Jan. 11; Harvard visiting Yale on Jan. 18; Cornell hosting Yale on Jan. 25; Dartmouth taking on Union at Messa Rink on Feb. 1; and Yale venturing to Quinnipiac, facing-off in an intra-state rivalry.

Listed below is the complete schedule od ECAC Hockey games which will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network:

DATE                                   GAME                             TIME
Friday, November 16    Harvard at Cornell                7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 11        Union at Princeton                7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 18        Harvard at Yale                    7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 25        Yale at Cornell                      7:30 p.m.
Friday, February 1        Dartmouth at Union              7:30 p.m.
Friday, February 22       Yale at Quinnipiac                7:30 p.m.

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