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ESPN Release | November 7, 2014

Minnesota-Notre Dame starts national TV slate

ESPNU will begin its 2014-15 NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey television schedule when No. 14 Notre Dame (5-2-1) visits No. 1 Minnesota (5-1) as part of the Big Ten/Hockey East Challenge on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m. ET. John Buccigross and Barry Melrose will call the game from Mariucci Arena on the campus of Minnesota.  

Sunday’s game is the first of a seven-game regular season slate which will feature a majority of Big Ten teams, including No. 1 Minnesota three additional times, and Michigan State, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin. Quinnipiac at Princeton, an ECAC matchup, will also be televised. It is the second consecutive season ESPNU will televise a series of regular season games.

In addition to Melrose, Sean Ritchlin and Blake Geoffrion will serve as game analysts.

ESPN REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
DATE TIME (ET) GAME NETWORK
Nov. 9 5 p.m. Notre Dame at Minnesota ESPNU
Dec. 5 9 p.m. Penn State at Wisconsin ESPNEWS
Dec. 28 4 p.m. Quinnipiac at Princeton ESPNU
Jan. 17 5 p.m. Michigan State at Penn State ESPNU
Feb. 21 5 p.m. Minnesota at Penn State ESPNU
March 6 5 p.m. Minnesota at Ohio State ESPNU
March 7 6 p.m. Minnesota at Ohio State ESPNEWS