DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings and FOX Sports Detroit today announced the 2016-17 Red Wings local television schedule.
FOX Sports Detroit (FSD) continues its award-winning production and carriage of Red Wings games by airing a total of 74 preseason and regular-season contests with 61 games slated for FSD and 13 on FOX Sports Plus (FSPLUS), including Opening Night (Oct. 17 vs. Ottawa) when the puck drops for the “Farewell Season at The Joe” and the final weekend of regular-season home games at Joe Louis Arena (April 8 vs. Montreal; April 9 vs. New Jersey). Additionally, FOX Sports Detroit will carry all non-exclusive games in the first round of the Stanley Cup® Playoffs, as the Red Wings chase their 26th consecutive playoff appearance and 12th Stanley Cup® championship.
With the popular announce team of Ken Daniels and Mickey Redmond calling the action, FOX Sports Detroit’s comprehensive coverage also includes pregame and postgame editions of RED WINGS LIVE. In addition to live reports from Joe Louis Arena and road venues, studio portions of RED WINGS LIVE will originate from FOX Sports Detroit’s studios at its Southfield headquarters.
A total of 11 Red Wings games will be nationally exclusive broadcasts on NBC or NBCSN.