NBC and NBCSC will have a schedule loaded with NHL games during the 2014-15 season. The network will broadcast 103 regular season games during the season, with NBCSN shouldering the bulk of the schedule. NBCSN is slated to carry games on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights with a special Sunday night game in January. NBC will begin their coverage on Friday, November 28th and will dedicate one day each week (usually Sunday afternoon) to their regular “Game of the Week” angle.
Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk and Pierre “I make everyone around me uncomfortable” McGuire return for NBC in 2014-15.
If you’re a serious hockey fan, you may be torn by this announcement. National exposure for your favorite club usually is a good thing as it means they’re one of the more competitive organizations, but it also means listening to announcers who may not fully understand your team and its players.