Your 2020-21 NHL on NBC TV schedule

Season Opens with Wednesday Night Hockey Tripleheader on Jan. 13 on NBCSN Headlined by Stanley Cup Champ Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Chicago Blackhawks

All 31 NHL Groups Included Throughout Approximately 100 Games Throughout NBC and NBCSN; 21 Groups Make A Minimum Of 4 Appearances

Set Up Functions Wednesday Night Hockey and Tuesday Hockey Delighted Hour Doubleheaders; More Than 75% of Groups Appear on Wednesday Nights

With one week up until the start of the 2020-21 NHL season, NBC Sports revealed its complete regular-season schedule today that will include all 31 NHL groups throughout approximately 100 video games on NBC and NBCSN, starting January 13 with a Wednesday Night Hockey tripleheader on NBCSN headlined by the protecting Stanley Cup Champ Tampa Bay Lightning versus the Chicago Blackhawks.

NBC Sports will provide a record 16 regular-season video games on the NBC broadcast network, starting Sunday, Jan. 17 when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Washington Capitals.

Last month, the NHL revealed a 56-game regular-season schedule per group for the 2020-21 season, along with a divisional adjustment which restricts group matches to intra-division play and decreases group travel as much as possible.

No group will have more than 7 special looks on NBC and NBCSN and 21 groups will have at least 4 nationwide looks this year.

Some groups will appear nationally more than 7 times, however those video games will be blacked out in the regional market and revealed on their regional RSN.

Extra schedule highlights:

• Wednesday Night Hockey Provided by New Amsterdam Vodka on NBCSN – More than 75% of NHL groups will appear on Wednesday nights on NBCSN, and a lot of will include doubleheaders (and in many cases tripleheaders) surrounding its Wednesday Night Hockey protection, consisting of both early and late start times.

Martin Luther King Day Quadrupleheader – 4 video games on Martin Luther King Day on NBCSN start with heaven Jackets vs. Red Wings at midday ET and covering with the Coyotes and Golden Knights in the nightcap. This day likewise corresponds with the 63rd anniversary of Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O’Ree ending up being the very first black gamer to skate in an NHL video game.

Tuesday Hockey Delighted Hours3 Tuesday Hockey Hour doubleheaders (Feb. 2, Feb. 9 and March 9) that will start at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

NHL on NBC – NBC Sports will display the NHL 16 times on NBC – as soon as weekly typically throughout the 2020-21 season – marking the most-ever NHL regular-season video games on NBC. In addition, the last match on Saturday, May 8, is TBD and will include the most engaging video game with playoff ramifications.

Sunday Night Hockey on NBCSNThere will be 10 Sunday Night Hockey matches on NBCSN, including groups from all 4 departments, all 4 Conference Final groups from the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and a bulk of matches including a conventional Western Conference group.

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2020-21 NHL ON NBC REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE

Wed., Jan. 13

Pittsburgh

Philadelphia

NBCSN

5:30 p.m.

Chicago

Tampa Bay

NBCSN

8 p.m.

St. Louis

Colorado

NBCSN

10:30 p.m.

Sun., Jan. 17

Washington

Pittsburgh

NBC

12 p.m.

Mon., Jan. 18

Columbus

Detroit

NBCSN

12 p.m.

Boston

N.Y. Islanders

NBCSN

5 p.m.

Buffalo

Philadelphia

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Arizona

Vegas

NBCSN

10 p.m.

Tues., Jan. 19

Washington

Pittsburgh

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., Jan. 20

Edmonton

Toronto

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Minnesota

Anaheim

NBCSN

9:30 p.m.

Thur., Jan. 21

Tampa Bay

Columbus

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Montreal

Vancouver

NBCSN

9:30 p.m.

Sun., Jan. 24

Detroit

Chicago

NBC

12:30 p.m.

Tues., Jan. 26

N.Y. Islanders

Washington

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., Jan. 27

Chicago

Nashville

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Mon., Feb. 1

Pittsburgh

N.Y. Rangers

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Tues., Feb. 2

Buffalo

N.Y. Islanders

NBCSN

6 p.m.

Minnesota

Colorado

NBCSN

8:30 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 3

Detroit

Tampa Bay

NBCSN

5:30 p.m.

Boston

Philadelphia

NBCSN

8 p.m.

Vegas

San Jose

NBCSN

10:30 p.m.

Sun., Feb. 7

Philadelphia

Washington

NBC

12 p.m.

Mon., Feb. 8

Buffalo

Boston

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Tues., Feb. 9

Pittsburgh

New Jersey

NBCSN

6 p.m.

Tampa Bay

Nashville

NBCSN

8:30 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 10

Boston

N.Y. Rangers

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Sun., Feb. 14

Washington

Pittsburgh

NBC

3 p.m.

Colorado

Vegas

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Mon., Feb. 15

N.Y. Islanders

Buffalo

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Tues., Feb. 16

Washington

Pittsburgh

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 17

Chicago

Detroit

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Winnipeg

Edmonton

NBCSN

10 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 20

Vegas

Colorado

NBC

3 p.m.

Sun., Feb. 21

Philadelphia

Boston

NBC

3 p.m.

Florida

Detroit

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Tues., Feb. 23

Pittsburgh

Washington

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 24

N.Y. Rangers

Philadelphia

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Los Angeles

St. Louis

NBCSN

9:30 p.m.

Sun., Feb. 28

Boston

N.Y. Rangers

NBC

12 p.m.

Detroit

Chicago

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Tues., March 2

Philadelphia

Pittsburgh

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., March 3

Washington

Boston

NBCSN

7 p.m.

St. Louis

Anaheim

NBCSN

9:30 p.m.

Sun., March 7

Buffalo

N.Y. Islanders

NBC

12 p.m.

Tampa Bay

Chicago

NBCSN

2:30 p.m.

New Jersey

Washington

NBCSN

5 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers

Pittsburgh

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Tues., March 9

N.Y. Rangers

Pittsburgh

NBCSN

6 p.m.

Chicago

Dallas

NBCSN

8:30 p.m.

Wed., March 10

Vegas

Minnesota

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Los Angeles

Anaheim

NBCSN

9:30 p.m.

Sun., March 14

Los Angeles

Colorado

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Mon., March 15

Philadelphia

N.Y. Rangers

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Tues., March 16

Boston

Pittsburgh

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., March 17

Philadelphia

N.Y. Rangers

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Edmonton

Calgary

NBCSN

10 p.m.

Sun., March 21

Vegas

Los Angeles

NBCSN

6 p.m.

Mon., March 22

Anaheim

Minnesota

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Tues., March 23

New Jersey

Philadelphia

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., March 24

Anaheim

Minnesota

NBCSN

5:30 p.m.

Buffalo

Pittsburgh

NBCSN

8 p.m.

Los Angeles

San Jose

NBCSN

10:30 p.m.

Sun., March 28

N.Y. Rangers

Washington

NBC

12 p.m.

Columbus

Detroit

NBCSN

3 p.m.

New Jersey

Boston

NBCSN

5:30 p.m.

Nashville

Chicago

NBCSN

8 p.m.

Mon., March 29

N.Y. Islanders

Pittsburgh

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Tues., March 30

Carolina

Chicago

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Wed., March 31

Arizona

St. Louis

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Los Angeles

Vegas

NBCSN

10 p.m.

Sun., April 4

Detroit

Tampa Bay

NBC

12 p.m.

Dallas

Carolina

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Tues., April 6

Pittsburgh

N.Y. Rangers

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., April 7

Edmonton

Ottawa

NBCSN

5 p.m.

Montreal

Toronto

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Tues., April 13

Philadelphia

Pittsburgh

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., April 14

Vegas

Los Angeles

NBCSN

8 p.m.

Sat., April 17

Pittsburgh

Buffalo

NBC

3 p.m.

Sun., April 18

Washington

Boston

NBC

12 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders

Philadelphia

NBCSN

6:30 p.m.

Los Angeles

Colorado

NBCSN

9 p.m.

Mon., April 19

Detroit

Dallas

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Tues., April 20

Washington

Boston

NBCSN

7 p.m.

St. Louis

Colorado

NBCSN

9:30 p.m.

Wed., April 21

Nashville

Chicago

NBCSN

7 p.m.

San Jose

Vegas

NBCSN

9:30 p.m.

Sat., April 24

Colorado

St. Louis

NBC

3 p.m.

Sun., April 25

Boston

Pittsburgh

NBC

3 p.m.

Columbus

Tampa Bay

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Mon., April 26

Carolina

Dallas

NBCSN

7:30 p.m.

Tues., April 27

Washington

Philadelphia

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Wed., April 28

St. Louis

Minnesota

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Colorado

Vegas

NBCSN

9:30 p.m.

Sun., May 2

Tampa Bay

Detroit

NBC

3 p.m.

Mon., May 3

TBD

TBD

NBCSN

TBD

Tues., May 4

TBD

TBD

NBCSN

TBD

Wed., May 5

Washington

N.Y. Rangers

NBCSN

7 p.m.

Thur., May 6

TBD

TBD

NBCSN

TBD

Sat., May 8

TBD

TBD

NBC

3 p.m.

TBD

TBD

NBCSN

TBD

*subject to alter

*Some video games will be blacked out in regional markets and telecasted in those markets by a local provider.

Your 2020-21 NHL on NBC TELEVISION schedule initially appeared on NBCSports.com

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.