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Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
2020-21 NOTRE DAME HOCKEY SEASON ON NBC SPORTS BEGINS THIS FRIDAY AS NO. 20 FIGHTING IRISH HOST WISCONSIN BADGERS AT 7 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBC Sports Presents Eight Pre-Winter Break Fighting Irish Games Across NBCSN, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
Kendall Coyne Schofield to Make Notre Dame Hockey Commentary Debut on Friday
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 10, 2020 – NBC Sports’ eighth season of Notre Dame hockey coverage begins with the 2020-21 season opener this Friday when the No. 20 Fighting Irish host the Wisconsin Badgers at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The matchup marks the first of eight pre-winter break games to be presented live across NBCSN, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Additional game presentations will be announced later during the season.
Tony Simeone (play-by-play) and Kendall Coyne Schofield (analyst) will call Friday night’s season opener from Compton Family Ice Arena in South Bend, Ind. Coverage of the second game of the weekend series between the Fighting Irish and Badgers begins this Saturday at 7 p.m. ET streaming live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Notre Dame was selected tied for third in the Big Ten preseason coaches’ poll voted on by the league’s head coaches and had two members named to the preseason All-Big Ten teams (Spencer Stastney and Matt Hellickson).
Below is NBC Sports’ pre-winter break 2020-21 Notre Dame hockey schedule:
|Fri., Nov. 13||Wisconsin at Notre Dame||7 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 14||Wisconsin at Notre Dame||7 p.m.||Streaming|
|Thurs., Dec. 3||Arizona State at Notre Dame||7 p.m.||Streaming|
|Fri., Dec. 4||Arizona State at Notre Dame||7 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 12||Ohio State at Notre Dame||7 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 13||Ohio State at Notre Dame||5 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 19||Michigan State at Notre Dame||6:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 20||Michigan State at Notre Dame||5 p.m.||Streaming|
*Streaming: Available live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app