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Friday, January 8th, 2021

NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF FLYERS’ 2020-21 NHL SEASON

Live-Game Schedule Features 49 Regular-Season Matchups; Orange & Black Exhibition to be Presented Live Sunday at 7 p.m.

 

Former Flyer Scott Hartnell Joins ‘Flyers Pregame Live’ and ‘Flyers Postgame Live’ as Analyst; Taryn Hatcher to Serve as Host

 

Extensive Flyers Written, Audio and Video Content to Continue All Season on NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and the MyTeams app

 

PHILADELPHIA – Jan. 8, 2021 – NBC Sports Philadelphia today announced its coverage of the Philadelphia Flyers’ 2020-21 NHL regular season, highlighted by live coverage of 49 of the team’s 56 games, the return of its comprehensive pregame and postgame shows, and extensive written, video and audio content across NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and the MyTeams app.

NBC Sports Philadelphia also announced the addition of 17-year NHL veteran and former Flyers forward Scott Hartnell to its coverage. Hartnell, who appeared in more than 500 games for the Flyers during seven seasons from 2007 to 2014, will serve as primary analyst for gameday shows Flyers Pregame Live and Flyers Postgame Live, which will now be hosted by Taryn Hatcher.

NBC Sports Philadelphia’s schedule of live Flyers games will begin on Jan. 15 against Pittsburgh (7 p.m.), following the teams’ Jan. 13 season-opening matchup on NBCSN (5:30 p.m.) Flyers Pregame Live and Flyers Postgame Live will be presented the opening night. Additionally, NBC Sports Philadelphia will deliver live coverage of the Flyers’ intra-squad game at Wells Fargo Center, entitled the Orange and Black Exhibition, this Sunday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m.

Live-game coverage will again be led by play-by-play announcer Jim Jackson, his position since 1995, with former Flyer Keith Jones returning as analyst.

The Flyers’ entire schedule will be available on NBC Sports Group platforms. The Flyers are set to be featured on seven times on exclusive national coverage, with two games on NBC and five on NBCSN. The Flyers will make six additional non-exclusive appearances on NBCSN for viewers outside of the Philadelphia region, with regional coverage provided on NBC Sports Philadelphia.

Flyers games will continue to be surrounded by comprehensive gameday programs Flyers Pregame Live and Flyers Postgame Live, now led by Hatcher – who joined NBC Sports Philadelphia in 2018 and served as rinkside reporter the last two seasons. Longtime contributor and NHL expert Al Morganti will return this season to make regular appearances on the news, analysis and commentary programs.

NBC Sports Philadelphia’s live Flyers coverage, including pregame and postgame shows, will continue to be available to stream live on the MyTeams app and NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com.

Comprehensive written, video and audio content covering the Flyers and the NHL will continue to be provided across NBC Sports Philadelphia’s digital properties. Exclusive news, analysis, commentary and information will be available daily, along with the Flyers Talk podcast, which is hosted by Hatcher, Jordan Hall and Brooke Destra multiple times weekly.

 

2020-21 Philadelphia Flyers TV Schedule

 

Date                      Opponent                   Time (ET)            TV                 

Wed., Jan. 13        Pittsburgh                   5:30 p.m.             NBCSN

Fri., Jan. 15           Pittsburgh                   7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Mon., Jan. 18         Buffalo                        7:30 p.m.             NBCSP, NBCSN*

Tue., Jan. 19         Buffalo                        7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Thu., Jan. 21         at Boston                    7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., Jan. 23          at Boston                    7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., Jan. 26         at New Jersey              7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Thu., Jan. 28         at New Jersey              7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., Jan. 30          N.Y. Islanders              7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sun., Jan. 31         N.Y. Islanders              7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Wed., Feb. 3          Boston                        8 p.m.                  NBCSN

Fri., Feb. 5             Boston                        7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sun., Feb. 7           at Washington             12 p.m.                NBC

Tue., Feb. 9           at Washington             7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Thu., Feb. 11         New Jersey                 7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., Feb. 13          New Jersey                 7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., Feb. 16         at N.Y. Rangers           7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Thu., Feb. 18         N.Y. Rangers               7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sun., Feb. 21         at Boston                    3 p.m.                  NBC

Wed., Feb. 24        N.Y. Rangers               7 p.m.                  NBCSN

Fri., Feb. 26           at Buffalo                    7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sun., Feb. 28         at Buffalo                    3 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., Mar. 2           at Pittsburgh                7 p.m.                  NBCSP, NBCSN*

Thu., Mar. 4           at Pittsburgh                7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sun., Mar. 7           at Boston                    7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., Mar. 9           Buffalo                        7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Thu., Mar. 11         Washington                 7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., Mar. 13          Washington                 7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Mon., Mar. 15        at N.Y. Rangers           7 p.m.                  NBCSP, NBCSN*

Wed., Mar. 17        at N.Y. Rangers           7:30 p.m.             NBCSN

Thu., Mar. 18         at N.Y. Islanders          7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., Mar. 20          at N.Y. Islanders          7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., Mar. 23         New Jersey                 7 p.m.                  NBCSP, NBCSN*

Thu., Mar. 25         N.Y. Rangers               7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., Mar. 27          N.Y. Rangers               1 p.m.                  NBCSP

Mon., Mar. 29        at Buffalo                    7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., Mar. 30         at Buffalo                    7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., Apr. 3            at N.Y. Islanders          7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Mon., Apr. 5           Boston                        7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., Apr. 6           Boston                        7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Thu., Apr. 8           at N.Y. Islanders          7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sun., Apr. 11         Buffalo                        2 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., Apr. 13          at Pittsburgh                7 p.m.                  NBCSP, NBCSN*

Thu., Apr. 15          at Pittsburgh                7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., Apr. 17          Washington                 12:30 p.m.           NBCSP

Sun., Apr. 18         N.Y. Islanders              6:30 p.m.             NBCSN

Tue., Apr. 20          at New Jersey              7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Fri., Apr. 23           at N.Y. Rangers           7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sun., Apr. 25         N.Y. Islanders              6 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., Apr. 27          Washington                 7 p.m.                  NBCSP, NBCSN*

Thu., Apr. 29          at New Jersey              7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., May 1            New Jersey                 7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Mon., May 3          Pittsburgh                   7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Tue., May 4           Pittsburgh                   7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Fri., May 7             at Washington             7 p.m.                  NBCSP

Sat., May 8            at Washington             7 p.m.                  NBCSP

 

*Blacked out in Philadelphia region; Subject to change                                                              

 

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