Coyotes Scheduled to Appear in Four Nationally Televised Games on VERSUS in 2011-12
/ Arizona Coyotes
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, August 18, 2011
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – The National Hockey League announced today that the Phoenix Coyotes will appear in four nationally televised games on the VERSUS Network, the national television partner of the NHL during the 2011-12 regular season.
The Coyotes’ national television slate will begin with their final visit of the season to United Center for a game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Arizona time. In addition, the Coyotes will host the Detroit Red Wings on Monday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. Phoenix will make its final two VERSUS appearances of the season on Tuesday, Mar. 20 when they travel to Dallas to face off against the Stars at 5 p.m. and on Friday, Apr. 6 when the team will meet the St. Louis Blues at 4:30 p.m. in the second to last game of the season.
In addition to their four appearances on VERSUS Network, the Coyotes will also play seven games that will be televised nationally in Canada on three different networks (CBC, RDS & TSN2) throughout the 2011-12 season. The following is the complete national broadcast schedule for the Coyotes:
• Oct. 15-vs. Winnipeg-4 p.m.-CBC • Nov. 5 vs. Edmonton-7 p.m.-CBC • Nov. 10 vs. Montreal-7 p.m.-RDS • Dec. 5 at Chicago-6:30 p.m.-VERSUS, TSN 2 • Feb. 6 vs. Detroit-7 p.m.-VERSUS, TSN 2 • March 20 at Dallas-5 p.m.-VERSUS, TSN 2 • April 6 at St. Louis-4:30 p.m.-VERSUS, TSN 2
The Coyotes’ regional broadcast schedule on Fox Sports Arizona as well as the Canadian NHL Network schedule will both be announced at a later date.