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Big Ten announces full hockey TV schedule

Big Ten hockey will once again dominate the college hockey airwaves in 2014-15, with over 60 games slated for television broadcasts according the announcement made today by the Big Ten conference office. Once again, the Big Ten will see games on national networks like BTN, ESPNU and ESPNEWS. A full 33 games will be featured on those three networks with regional channels picking up at least 29 games this season as well.

BTN will kick off its coverage of hockey on Oct. 24 as Minnesota plays host to Bemidji State. A total of 27 games will be carried by BTN throughout the season. BTN will carry multiple games each weekend during a six-week stretch in January and February.

Most importantly for fans who may not live in the geographic regions of their school, all locally televised games will also be available to a national audience live on BTN2Go.

According to the press release, ESPN will televise an additional six contests, beginning on Sunday, Nov. 9, when Minnesota will play host to Notre Dame. Faceoff for that game is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET on ESPNU. ESPN will conclude its slate of Big Ten games on Saturday, March 7, when Minnesota visits Ohio State at 6 p.m. ET on ESPNEWS. All games televised on an ESPN network will also be available on WatchESPN.

Here is the full slate of games already being televised:

2014-15 MEN’S HOCKEY TELEVISION SCHEDULE (All times Eastern)

DATE                               TIME                      MATCHUP                                                                      TV

October 24, 2014        9 PM                      Bemidji State               at        Minnesota                BTN

October 25, 2014        8 PM                      Bemidji State               at        Minnesota                FSN+

November 1, 2014     5 PM                      St. Cloud State            at        Minnesota                FSN

November 7, 2014     8 PM                      Notre Dame                 at        Minnesota                BTN

November 9, 2014     5 PM                      Notre Dame                 at        Minnesota                ESPNU

November 14, 2014   8 PM                      Minnesota-Duluth     at        Minnesota                FSN+

November 20, 2014   TBD                        Michigan State            at        Ohio State                 FSD+/STO (delay)

November 21, 2014   7:30 PM                Penn State                    at        Michigan                    FSD+

December 5, 2014      7 PM                      Ohio State                     at        Michigan                    BTN

December 5, 2014      7 PM                      Minnesota                    at        Michigan State        FSD

December 5, 2014      9 PM                      Penn State                    at        Wisconsin                  ESPNEWS

December 14, 2014   5 PM                      Clarkson                         at        Michigan State        FSD

December 28, 2014   3:30 or 7 PM       Michigan Tech             vs.      Michigan                    FSD+

December 28, 2014   3:30 or 7 PM       Ferris State                   vs.      Michigan State        FSD+

December 29, 2014   3:30 or 7 PM       MSU/FSU                      vs.      Michigan                    FSD+

December 29, 2014   3:30 or 7 PM       MTU/MICH                   vs.      Michigan State        FSD+

January 2, 2015           8 PM                      Merrimack                    at        Minnesota                FSN+

January 9, 2015           6:30 PM                Minnesota                    at        Michigan                    BTN

January 9, 2015           7 PM                      U.S. NTDP                     at        Michigan State        FSD+

January 10, 2015         4 PM                      Minnesota                    at        Michigan                    FSD/FSN+

January 16, 2015         7 PM                      Michigan                        at        Ohio State                 FSD+/STO

January 16, 2015         9 PM                      Wisconsin                      at        Minnesota                BTN

January 17, 2015         5 PM                      Michigan State            at        Penn State                ESPNU

January 17, 2015         6 PM                      Wisconsin                      at        Minnesota                FSN/FS Wisconsin

January 23, 2015         7 PM                      Ohio State                     at        Michigan State        FSD/STO

January 23, 2015         8 PM                      Minnesota State        vs.      Minnesota                FSN+

January 23, 2015         9 PM                      Michigan                        at        Wisconsin                  BTN

January 24, 2015         5 or 8 PM             UMD/BSU                     vs.      Minnesota                FSN

January 24, 2015         7 PM                      Ohio State                     at        Michigan State        BTN

January 30, 2015         7:30 PM                Michigan State            vs.      Michigan                    FSD

January 30, 2015         9 PM                      Minnesota                    at        Wisconsin                  BTN

January 31, 2015         8 PM                      Minnesota                    at        Wisconsin                  BTN

February 6, 2015         6:30 PM                Wisconsin                      at        Penn State                BTN

February 6, 2015         9 PM                      Ohio State                     at        Minnesota                BTN

February 7, 2015         8 PM                      Michigan                        vs.      Michigan State        BTN

February 7, 2015         8 PM                      Ohio State                     at        Minnesota                FSN+/STO

February 13, 2015      6:30 PM                Wisconsin                      at        Ohio State                 BTN

February 13, 2015      7 PM                      Penn State                    at        Michigan State        FSD

February 13, 2015      9 PM                      Michigan                        at        Minnesota                BTN

February 14, 2015      6 PM                      Penn State                    at        Michigan State        BTN

February 14, 2015      8 PM                      Michigan                        at        Minnesota                FSN+/FSD+/STO

February 20, 2015      6:30 PM                Minnesota                    at        Penn State                BTN

February 20, 2015      9 PM                      Michigan State            at        Wisconsin                  BTN

February 21, 2015      5 PM                      Minnesota                    at        Penn State                ESPNU

February 22, 2015      TBD                        Ohio State                     at        Michigan                    FSD+/STO

February 26, 2015      9 PM                      Michigan State            at        Minnesota                BTN

February 27, 2015      6:30 PM                Penn State                    at        Ohio State                 BTN

February 27, 2015      7:30 PM                Wisconsin                      at        Michigan                    FSD+/FS Wisconsin

February 27, 2015      9 PM                      Michigan State            at        Minnesota                BTN

February 28, 2015      4 PM                      Wisconsin                      at        Michigan                    BTN

March 6, 2015              5 PM                      Minnesota                    at        Ohio State                 ESPNU

March 7, 2015              6 PM                      Minnesota                    at        Ohio State                 ESPNEWS

March 7, 2015              7 PM                      Wisconsin                      at        Michigan State        FSD/FS Wisconsin+

March 13, 2015            7 PM                      Michigan                        at        Michigan State        FSD

March 14, 2015            5 PM                      Michigan State            at        Michigan                    FSD

March 14, 2015            7 PM                      Ohio State                     at        Wisconsin                  BTN

March 14, 2015            8 PM                      Penn State                    at        Minnesota                FSN+

March 19, 2015            4:30 or 8 PM       No. 6 Seed                    vs.      No. 3 Seed                BTN

March 19, 2015            4:30 or 8 PM       No. 5 Seed                    vs.      No. 4 Seed                BTN

March 20, 2015            4:30 or 8 PM       No. 4/5 Seed                vs.      No. 1 Seed                BTN

March 20, 2015            4:30 or 8 PM       No. 3/6 Seed                vs.      No. 2 Seed                BTN

March 21, 2015            8 PM                      TBD                                  vs.      TBD                              BTN

KEY:
FSD – FOX Sports Detroit
FSN – FOX Sports North
FS Wisconsin – FOX Sports Wisconsin
STO – SportsTime Ohio

Andy Coppens is the Founder and Publisher of Talking10. He's a member of the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and has been covering college sports in some capacity since 2008. You can follow him on Twitter @AndyOnFootball

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