The Coyotes will be highlighted in 11 nationally televised games this season. Three games will be televised on TNT; eight games will be aired on ESPN+/Hulu
The 2021-22 season marks Turner Sports' first season of NHL coverage. The Network announced its 50-game telecast schedule on Thursday.
TNT will air 25 Wednesday night telecasts, three of which will feature the Coyotes. All three Arizona games will be at Gila River Arena. They are:
- Wed., Nov. 10, 7 p.m. vs. Minnesota Wild
- Wed., Jan. 12, 7 p.m. vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
- Wed., Feb. 23, 7 p.m. vs. Los Angeles Kings
Coyotes announcer and ambassador Paul Bissonnette joins TNT as a studio analyst for the Network's inaugural NHL season. Bissonnette will work alongside fellow studio analysts Wayne Gretzky, Anson Carter, and former Coyotes head coach Rick Tocchet. Bissonnette will continue to serve as a broadcast analyst for select Coyotes games on Bally Sports Arizona.
Additionally, the Coyotes will appear in eight games broadcast by ESPN+ and Hulu, including the franchise's first-ever game against the expansion Seattle Kraken, on Tuesday, December 21. Those games are:
- Fri., Nov. 5, 7 p.m. at Anaheim Ducks
- Fri., Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. at Chicago Blackhawks
- Fri., Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. vs. Vegas Golden Knights
- Fri., Dec. 17, 8:00 p.m. at Anaheim Ducks
- Tue., Dec. 21, 8:00 p.m. at Seattle Kraken
- Tue., Dec. 28, 8:30 p.m. at San Jose Sharks
- Mon., Jan. 17, 2:00 p.m. vs. Montreal Canadiens
- Tue., Mar. 8, 5:30 p.m. at Detroit Red Wings
The Walt Disney Co., ESPN and the NHL announced in March a seven-year media rights deal to run through 2027-28. ESPN+ and Hulu will broadcast a game every Tuesday night throughout the season and showcase an exclusive game every Friday night until January, then every Thursday night for the remainder of the regular season.
"We are thrilled to have ESPN and Turner Sports as our new national broadcast partners," Coyotes President & CEO Xavier A. Gutierrez said. "ESPN and TNT do a fantastic job with their sports coverage, and they bring increased relevancy and credibility to the NHL. In addition, they do a wonderful job sharing the human side of sports and promoting inclusivity, both of which the Coyotes are passionate about."