Wednesday, August 25, 2010GLENDALE, ARIZONA ---
The National Hockey League announced today that the Phoenix Coyotes will appear in five nationally televised games on VERSUS Network, the national television partner of the NHL, during the 2010-11 season. The five games on VERSUS represent the most times the Coyotes have appeared on the Network during the regular season since they began carrying NHL games in 2005-06.
The Coyotes’ national television slate will begin with their season-opening game against the Boston Bruins in Prague, Czech Republic on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. Arizona time. VERSUS will also broadcast the Coyotes at Detroit Red Wings game on Monday, Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. Arizona time.
In addition, the Coyotes will appear on a New Year’s Eve VERSUS broadcast when they visit the St. Louis Blues on Friday, Dec. 31 at 6:30 p.m. Phoenix will make their final two VERSUS appearances of the regular season on Tuesday, Feb. 1 when they play at the San Jose Sharks at 8 p.m. and on Monday, Feb. 14 when they host the Washington Capitals at a special 6 p.m. start time.
In addition to their five appearances on VERSUS Network, the Coyotes will also play 15 games that will be televised nationally in Canada on five different networks (TSN, TSN2, RDS, RIS and NHL Network Canada) throughout the 2010-11 season. The following is the complete national broadcast schedule for the Coyotes:
|Date ||Opponent ||Time (AZ) ||Network |
|Saturday, Oct. 9 ||at Boston Bruins (in Prague) ||9:00 a.m. ||VERSUS, TSN |
|Sunday, Oct. 10 ||vs. Boston Bruins (in Prague) ||7:00 a.m. ||NHL Network-Canada |
|Monday, Oct. 25 ||at Montreal Canadiens ||4:30 p.m. ||RDS |
|Tuesday, Oct. 26 ||at Ottawa Senators ||4:30 p.m. ||RIS |
|Monday, Nov. 8 ||at Detroit Red Wings ||5:30 p.m. ||VERSUS, TSN2 |
|Friday, Nov. 12 ||vs. Calgary Flames ||7:00 p.m. ||TSN |
|Tuesday, Nov. 23 ||vs. Edmonton Oilers ||7:00 p.m. ||TSN, RIS |
|Monday, Dec. 20 ||at Pittsburgh Penguins ||5:00 p.m. ||RDS |
|Friday, Dec. 31 ||at St. Louis Blues ||6:30 p.m. ||VERSUS, TSN2 |
|Monday, Jan. 17 ||vs. San Jose Sharks ||2:00 p.m. ||NHL Network-Canada |
|Tuesday, Feb. 1 ||at San Jose Sharks ||8:00 p.m. ||VERSUS |
|Monday, Feb. 14 ||vs. Washington Capitals ||6:00 p.m. ||VERSUS, TSN2 |
|Sunday, Feb. 27 ||at Chicago Blackhawks ||5:00 p.m. ||RIS |
|Sunday, Mar. 13 ||at Anaheim Ducks ||5:00 p.m. ||NHL Network-Canada |
|Tuesday, Mar. 15 ||at Calgary Flames ||6:30 p.m. ||TSN |