http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=331631With the most nationally-televised NHL regular season games in Canada, TSN and TSN2 deliver Canada's favourite pastime to fans from coast to coast with its 124-game NHL ON TSN broadcast schedule for the 2010-11 regular season. All games are available nationally in High Definition. Games and highlights are also available on demand on TSN.ca.
TSN2's regular season schedule features 48 live NHL games showcasing non-Canadian teams. In addition, TSN and TSN2 have pre-season action featuring all six Canadian clubs.
Regular season coverage on TSN gets underway on Thursday, Oct. 7 – opening day – with an NHL Premiere game from Europe, as the Carolina Hurricanes take on the Minnesota Wild at 12 noon ET in Helsinki, Finland. In total, TSN has four NHL games from Europe to kick off the regular season.
TSN then hits the ice closer to home with its first WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOCKEY broadcast of the year featuring doubleheader action on October 13 with Toronto at Pittsburgh at 7:30pm et immediately followed by Vancouver at Anaheim at 10pm et.
TSN2 has NHL action on Tuesday, Oct. 12 with Colorado at Detroit at 7:30pm et.
Highlights of the NHL ON TSN schedule include three all-Canadian match-ups featuring Edmonton at Montreal and Vancouver at Calgary on December 1, and Ottawa at Montreal on December 7. Headlining the NHL ON TSN's Canadian team coverage during the regular season is Toronto with 17 appearances, followed by Montreal with 16, Ottawa with 12, and 10 appearances each for Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton featuring #1 overall draft pick Taylor Hall.
Additional highlights of the NHL ON TSN regular season schedule include:
· 12 Original Six match-ups
· 10 games featuring Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks
· 14 games featuring Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals
· 10 doubleheaders on TSN
· Dany Heatley's highly-anticipated return to Ottawa with the San Jose Sharks on December 2
· Continued exclusivity of WEDNESDAY NIGHT HOCKEY, during which there are no other national or local NHL telecasts