ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with Bally Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM, today announced the team's local broadcast schedule for the 2021-22 National Hockey League (NHL) season.
Bally Sports North will televise 69 regular season games and three home preseason contests this season. Preseason coverage begins on Monday, Oct. 4 when the Wild hosts the Colorado Avalanche at 7 p.m., streaming on the Bally Sports App. Bally Sports North's regular season coverage will begin on Saturday, Oct. 16, when the Wild opens the season at the Los Angeles Kings at 9:30 p.m.
Wild broadcasts will feature play-by-play announcer Anthony LaPanta and color analysts Wes Walz, Gigi Marvin, Ryan Carter and Lou Nanne, with Kevin Gorg reporting. Audra Martin will host "Wild Live" before and after every regular-season game featuring analysis from Ben Clymer, Mark Parrish, Marvin, and Walz.
Fans can also prepare for the 2021-22 season by tuning in to "Wild Season Preview," the show premieres Wednesday, Oct. 6, immediately following the Wild's preseason game vs. the Blues.
Bally Sports North channel availability can be found here.
Wild programming will air on Bally Sports North and stream live on the Bally Sports app, and on ballysports.com, when a consumer authenticates through their pay-TV service. The Bally Sports app is available on mobile and tablet devices, including iOS and Android, as well as connected devices including, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku Players and Roku TV, Samsung and LG platforms and Xbox One. Fans can also download the app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store, Roku App Store and Windows App Store.
About Bally Sports North
Bally Sports North - a Sinclair Broadcast Group owned regional sports network - presents more live, local sports programming than any other network or broadcast system in the market. Serving sports fans throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North and South Dakota, the regional network produces over 250 live sporting events every year. For more regional sports content, visit www.ballysports.com and follow @BallySportsNOR on Twitter, @BallySportsNorth on Instagram and BallySportsNorth on Facebook.
KFAN 100.3 FM enters its 11th season as the official radio flagship home of the Minnesota Wild. Joe O'Donnell and Bob Kurtz (play-by-play), Tom Reid (analyst) and Kevin Falness (studio host) will capture all the action. KFAN FM 100.3 will broadcast coverage of each game, beginning with a 15-minute pregame show and concluding with a 30-minute postgame show that can also be heard on the station's website KFAN.com, iHeartRadio.com and on the iHeartRadio the app, the leading all-in-one streaming music and live radio service.
The station will also continue to host "Wild Weekly" starting Wednesday, Oct. 13 and "Wild Fanline" after select games. In addition, "Beyond the Pond" will air every Saturday at 10 a.m. beginning Jan. 1. The Wild radio broadcast is also available on the Wild Mobile App, inside Xcel Energy Center at 95.7 FM and across the Minnesota Wild Radio Network, the largest network in the National Hockey League.