- With new broadcast partners, there’s a new interest in the NHL’s schedule on national television and specifically what teams are given the spotlight. Well the Minnesota Wild will have a total of 13 games broadcasted across the country.
The #mnwild announced today 13 games will be nationally televised during the 2021-22 NHL season. Minnesota’s national broadcast schedule features one game on ABC, two contests on ESPN, five games on ESPN+/Hulu and five contests on TNT. pic.twitter.com/a3Y4YzjzHg— Minnesota Wild PR (@mnwildPR) September 16, 2021
While technically it is 13, there will only be eight games that aren’t “nationally broadcasted” via the online services of ESPN+ or Hulu.
- Before games even begin the Wild will need to set their roster, and rookie Marco Rossi is determined to claim a spot on it from the moment training camp begins. [Hockey Wilderness]
- Michael Russo goes through some key names to look out for as the rookie showcase begins this weekend. [The Athletic]
- Joe O’Donnell is the Wild’s new full-time radio broadcaster, with Bob Kurtz taking a step back into a more part-time role. [The Athletic]