Men’s Hockey TV Schedule Announced for 2011 – 12 Season
September 14, 2011 1 Comment
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin men’s hockey team announced its television schedule for the 2011-12 season. Currently, 18 regular season games are scheduled for live broadcast.
Thirteen of those contests will also be shown on tape delay.
FSN Wisconsin will broadcast six contests, including the team’s season opener on Oct. 7 against Northern Michigan.
Big Ten Network and TVW 14 in Madison will each cover four games, while WISC-TV and the Wisconsin Channel will broadcast two contests.
Games covered on WISC-TV and TVW will also be broadcast around the state on Charter Extra.
Wisconsin Channel will cover 13 contests on a tape-delayed basis. Eleven of those contests will air again that same night, while all 13 are scheduled to air again the next day.
The Wisconsin Channel is a Digital TV service of Wisconsin Public Television that is available over-the-air and on many cable TV systems throughout Wisconsin. Viewers should consult local TV listings, wpt.org or their cable provider for more information on how they can receive the Wisconsin Channel in their region.
Returning to call Wisconsin’s live play-by-play action is longtime hockey announcer Paul Braun. Former Badger defenseman Rob Andringa also returns to provide color for the broadcasts. Back to call the tape-delayed action is Robb Vogel, who will partner with former Badger greats Theran Welsh and Ron Vincent. Welsh and Vincent will split analyst duties throughout the season.
GAME TIME CHANGES
Four home games have changed times for the upcoming season. The Saturday, Nov. 12 contest against Minnesota will now start at 7:30 p.m., to accommodate television. That game will air live on BTN.
Three other games will now begin at 8 p.m. due to recently released Wisconsin basketball schedules. The Saturday, Dec. 10 contest against Minnesota Duluth, the Saturday, Dec. 31 exhibition game against the U.S. Under-18 Team and the Saturday, Feb. 4 tilt against St. Cloud State will each begin at 8 p.m.
|2011-12 Wisconsin Men’s Hockey Television Schedule (Also see attached pdf)|
|Day||Date||Opponent||Time||Live TV||Delayed TV|
|Friday||Oct. 7||Northern Michigan||7 p.m.||FSN||Wisconsin Channel (10 p.m. and next day)|
|Saturday||Oct. 8||Northern Michigan||7 p.m.||Wisconsin Channel||Wisconsin Channel (Next day)|
|Friday||Oct. 21||North Dakota||7 p.m.||FSN||Wisconsin Channel (10 p.m. and next day)|
|Saturday||Oct. 22||North Dakota||7 p.m.||WISC/Charter Extra||Wisconsin Channel (10 p.m. and next day)|
|Friday||Oct. 28||Nebraska Omaha||7 p.m.||FSN||Wisconsin Channel (10 p.m. and next day)|
|Saturday||Oct. 29||Nebraska Omaha||7 p.m.||TVW/Charter Extra||Wisconsin Channel (10 p.m. and next day)|
|Friday||Nov. 11||Minnesota||7 p.m.||FSN|
|Saturday||Nov. 12||Minnesota||7:30 p.m.||BTN|
|Friday||Dec. 9||Minnesota Duluth||7 p.m.||BTN|
|Saturday||Dec. 10||Minnesota Duluth||8 p.m.||TVW/Charter Extra||Wisconsin Channel (TBA and next day)|
|Friday||Jan. 6||RIT||7 p.m.||BTN|
|Saturday||Jan. 7||RIT||7 p.m.||TVW/Charter Extra||Wisconsin Channel (TBA and next day)|
|Friday||Jan. 20||Alaska Anchorage||7 p.m.||Wisconsin Channel||Wisconsin Channel (Next day)|
|Saturday||Jan. 21||Alaska Anchorage||7 p.m.||TVW/Charter Extra||Wisconsin Channel (TBA and next day)|
|Friday||Feb. 3||St. Cloud State||7 p.m.||BTN|
|Saturday||Feb. 4||St. Cloud State||8 p.m.||WISC/Charter Extra||Wisconsin Channel (TBA and next day)|
|Friday||Feb. 17||Denver||7 p.m.||FSN||Wisconsin Channel (TBA and next day)|
|Saturday||Feb. 18||Denver||7 p.m.||FSN||Wisconsin Channel (TBA and next day)|