NBC Sports Group Announces 2017-18 Notre Dame Hockey Schedule
NBC Sports Group and Notre Dame will drop the puck on the 2017-18 Fighting Irish hockey season on Friday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app when Notre Dame hosts Alabama-Huntsville at the Compton Family Ice Arena in South Bend, Ind.NBCSN's coverage of Notre Dame hockey begins on Friday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. ET, when the Fighting Irish host defending national champion and top-ranked Denver in a rematch of last year's national semifinal. Notre Dame enters the season ranked No. 8 in the country. As part of NBC Sports Group's fifth season presenting Notre Dame hockey, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app will combine to deliver 19 Fighting Irish hockey home games during the 2017-18 season. Seven games will be televised on NBCSN and an additional 12 games will be streamed live via the NBC Sports app and NBCSports.com. NBCSN's coverage will also feature matchups with Penn State on Saturday, November 11, at 7 p.m. ET; Minnesota on Friday, November 24, at 7:30 p.m. ET; Michigan on Sunday, January 7, at 3 p.m. ET; Wisconsin on Sunday, January 21, at 3 p.m. ET; and Ohio State on Friday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Streaming coverage of the Notre Dame hockey season on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app includes matchups with Sacred Heart on Oct. 19-20; Nebraska Omaha on Oct. 26-27; Penn State on Nov. 10; Minnesota on Nov. 25; Wisconsin on Jan. 19; Ohio State on Feb. 10; and Michigan State on Feb. 23-24.