Live NHL hockey returns to NHL Network beginning Monday, Sept. 19, with a total of 32 preseason games broadcast on the NHL Network in the U.S., providing fans with nightly contests from around the League, through Sunday, Oct. 2. With a combination of live and tape-delayed games, fans can look forward to over 80 hours of preseason coverage.
The 2011-12 preseason broadcast schedule begins at 7 p.m. ET on Sept. 19 with live coverage of a Battle of Ontario match as the Toronto Maple Leafs
host the Ottawa Senators
. The following night, the Network features a live doubleheader -- Toronto will host the Philadelphia Flyers
at 7 p.m. ET, while the Calgary Flames
' game at the Vancouver Canucks
will air at 10 p.m. ET.
Other highlights of the preseason include the return of the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins
, who visit the Senators on Wednesday, Sept. 21 (airing Thursday, Sept. 22 at 12 a.m. ET), as well as a live Original Six matchup featuring the Detroit Red Wings
visiting the Toronto Maple Leafs
on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. ET.
Fans are encouraged to check NHLNetwork.com
for all the latest programming information.
Local blackouts and restrictions apply. Please check your local TV listings for availability.
* Denotes delayed broadcast.