NBC Sports Group To Air 100-Plus NHL Regular-Season Games In 2013-14

NBC and NBC Sports Network are putting on the foil before the puck drops on the next National Hockey League season. The same day the league released its 2013-14 schedule, NBC Sports Group announced that the broadcast net and its cable sibling will air a combined 103 regular-season games during the NHL campaign. NBC Sports has fared well with its NHL coverage, with last month’s six-game Stanley Cup Final drawing the championship series’ most viewers since 1994. Overall, this year’s NHL playoffs averaged 1.47 million viewers across 84 games on NBC, NBC Sports Network and CNBC, resulting in the most-watched playoffs since 1997. (more…)

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