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ESPN back showing regular-season hockey; Big 10, league network announce schedule

Published: September 16, 2013, 4:13 pm, by Joe Paisley

Big 10 logo2Minnesota announced its 2013-14 TV schedule, which includes an ESPN U game at home against Wisconsin on Nov. 29 and two games later in the season on ESPN News: at Ohio State on March 8 and at Michigan on March 15.

Four other Big 10 games will be on an ESPN network.

That is a good sign for college hockey, reversing the current status quo at ESPN, which broadcasts the NCAA Tournament, but pays no attention to the sport beforehand. You know some highlights will appear at some point to help promote their broadcasts.

The Big 10 Network will broadcast 34 games next season. Here is the complete schedule for the Big 10 schools.