COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The National Collegiate Hockey Conference drops (NCHC) the puck for its inaugural season of competition in 2013-14 with a slate of 18 games to be televised nationally on CBS Sports Network (CBSSN). The schedule features 15 regular season conference games, including a league-high six North Dakota tilts, as well as the NCHC conference semifinals and championship.
“We are excited about our partnership with CBS Sports Network. The NCHC is committed to showcasing our conference nationally and the relationship with CBS Sports Network helps us accomplish this goal,” said NCHC Commissioner Josh Fenton.
“We are proud to be the NCHC’s national television partner and are looking forward to an exciting inaugural season, showcasing some of the best college hockey in the country,” said Dan Weinberg, Senior Vice President, Programming, CBS Sports Network.
The CBS Sports Network schedule kicks off with the first ever NCHC conference games with a double-header on Friday, Oct. 18, when North Dakota visits Miami, followed by Minnesota Duluth at Colorado College. Puck drop times are to be determined.
The season opener featuring UND and Miami is one of six North Dakota games on the CBSSN schedule. UND’s road matchups at Western Michigan (Dec. 6), Denver (Jan. 24) and St. Cloud State (Feb. 28), as well as home games against Colorado College (Jan. 10) and Miami (Feb. 14), will also be televised.
The NCHC includes member institutions Colorado College, Denver, Miami, Minnesota Duluth, Nebraska Omaha, North Dakota, St. Cloud State, and Western Michigan.
CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour home of CBS Sports and is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
Click on the PDF link for the complete CBS Sports Network/NCHC television schedule.
UND on CBS Sports Network:
Oct. 18 at Miami
Dec. 6 at Western Michigan
Jan. 10 vs. Colorado College
Jan. 24 at Denver
Feb. 14 vs. Miami
Feb. 28 at St. Cloud State