SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild has announced the schedule for the Minnesota Wild Television Network, which makes select Wild games that air on KSTC-TV, Channel 45 available to fans in Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wisc.; Fargo, N.D.; Grand Forks, N.D.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Rochester/Austin, Minn.; and La Crosse/Eau Claire, Wisc.
“The Minnesota Wild Television Network enjoyed tremendous success in the 2007-08 season,” Wild Manager of Broadcasting Maggie Kukar said. “We are excited to have added new markets for this season. Combined with the Minnesota Wild Radio Network, which has 30 affiliates, this is a great way for Wild fans in other parts of the Upper Midwest to follow the Wild throughout the season.”
KDLH Channel 3 and My 9 Channel 9 (http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/), in Duluth/Superior, launched this season’s Minnesota Wild Television Network Oct. 23 against Buffalo. KDLH and My 9 Channel 9 will broadcast all 19 home games that originate on KSTC-TV this season.
Great Plains Media Network consists of KCPM My Network TV 33 in Fargo, N.D.; KCPM My Network TV 27 in Grand Forks, N.D. (http://www.kcpm.tv/), and KCPO My Network TV 26 in Sioux Falls, S.D. (http://www.kcpo.tv/index.hmtl). Great Plains Media Network will show 10 broadcasts, beginning with Thursday’s game against Montreal.
Wild fans in Rochester/Austin, Minn., can see games on Signal Hill CW (http://yourcwtv.com/partners/rochester/ and http://www.kttc.com). Five games will be seen on Signal Hill CW, starting with Dec. 5 against Vancouver.
The La Crosse/Eau Claire, Wisc., market includes the La Crosse/Eau Claire CW (http://yourcwtv.com/partners/lacrosse and http://www.wxow.com/ ). These stations will broadcast four games, starting with Nov. 26 versus Dallas.
For complete listings in each of these markets, please visit Wild.com. Check local listings for complete broadcast information.
These games will also air on KSTC-TV, Channel 45, the over-the-air broadcast home of the Minnesota Wild. The Wild’s television play-by-play voice is Dan Terhaar, and analyst is Mike Greenlay.
Also, potential first and second round games of the Stanley Cup playoffs, televised on KSTC-TV, could be shown on the Television Network.
TV Network games included:
Duluth/Superior Oct. 30 vs Montreal Nov. 20 vs Vancouver Nov. 22 vs St. Louis Nov. 26 vs Dallas Dec. 5 vs Vancouver Dec. 19 vs New York Islanders Dec. 23 vs Carolina Jan. 3 vs Detroit Jan. 13 vs Phoenix Jan. 20 vs Los Angeles Jan. 27 vs Toronto Feb. 4 vs Anaheim Feb. 14 vs Ottawa Feb. 19 vs Calgary Feb. 24 vs Los Angeles March 10 vs San Jose March 31 vs Vancouver April 3 vs Calgary
Great Plains Oct. 30 vs Montreal Nov. 22 vs. St. Louis Nov. 26 vs Dallas Dec. 19 vs New York Islanders Jan. 3 vs Detroit Jan. 27 vs Toronto Feb. 4 vs Anaheim Feb. 19 vs Calgary March 10 vs San Jose April 3 vs Calgary
Rochester/Austin Dec. 5 vs Vancouver Jan. 3 vs Detroit Feb. 4 vs Anaheim Feb. 14 vs Ottawa Feb. 19 vs Calgary
La Crosse/Eau Claire Nov. 26 vs Dallas Jan. 3 vs Detroit Feb. 4 vs Anaheim April 3 vs Calgary