A total of 12 Minnesota Wild games will be nationally televised via NBCSN for the upcoming 2017-18 season, the team announced on Monday. Eight of the 12 games will be at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
The national broadcast schedule starts with the Wild’s season opener Oct. 5 against the Detroit Red Wings at the new Little Caesars Arena. Six of the 12 games are against divisional foes, including two February contests against the St. Louis Blues.
The addition to the national schedule also brings some start-time changes for three games. The game in Los Angeles on Dec. 5 will start at 9 p.m. CT, the game at home against the Red Wings on March 4 will start at 6 p.m. CT and the home game against division-rival Colorado on March 13 will start at 7:30 p.m. CT.
As of right now, all the nationally-televised Wild games are set for NBCSN with none slated for the main network NBC.
The rest of the local television schedule for the Minnesota Wild, with games on Fox Sports North and Fox Sports North Plus, will be announced at a later time.
Minnesota Wild National Broadcast Schedule (all games on NBCSN):
Thursday, Oct. 5 at Detroit Red Wings – 6:30 p.m. CT
Tuesday, Dec. 5 at Los Angeles Kings – 9 p.m. CT
Friday, Dec. 29 v. Nashville Predators – 7 p.m. CT
Wednesday, Jan. 10 at Chicago Blackhawks – 7 p.m. CT
Friday, Feb. 2 v. Vegas Golden Knights – 7 p.m. CT
Tuesday, Feb. 6 at St. Louis Blues – 7 p.m. CT
Tuesday, Feb. 27 v. St. Louis Blues - 7 p.m. CT
Sunday, March 4 v. Detroit Red Wings – 6 p.m. CT
Tuesday, March 13 v. Colorado Avalanche – 7:30 p.m. CT
Monday, March 19 v. Los Angeles Kings - 7 p.m. CT
Sunday, March 25 v. Boston Bruins – 6:30 p.m. CT
Thursday, March 29 v. Dallas Stars – 7 p.m. CT
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