NHL unveils '12-13 national TV schedule
Devils featured 13 times on NBC Sports Network, NHL Network
The Devils will be a hard team to miss in 2012-13.
The defending Eastern Conference champions will be featured in 13 national broadcasts on NBC Sports Network and NHL Network-US, with another four televised nationally exclusively in Canada on TSN, CBC or RDS.
The NHL announced the national television schedule on Thursday.
The slate includes several must see games for Devils fans, including two on NHL Network-US: a Stanley Cup Final rematch with the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m., and the return of former captain Zach Parise when the Minnesota Wild visit on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 5 p.m.
The Devils and Rangers renew the Battle of the Hudson in a meeting between 2012 Eastern Conference finalists on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, TSN2). Other divisional matchups include a home encounter with Pittsburgh on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. (NHLN-US), and two versus the Flyers: at Philadelphia on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, TSN2), and at Prudential Center on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, TSN2).
Here's a look at the rest of the Devils' national TV schedule:
Wed., Oct. 24 - at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, TSN2)
Fri., Nov. 9 - at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. (NHLN-US, TSN)
Tue., Nov. 20 - vs. Montreal, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, RDS)
Tue., Nov. 27 - at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, TSN2)
Fri., Nov. 30 - vs. Phoenix, 7 p.m. (NHLN-US)
Thu., Dec. 27 - vs. Toronto, 7:30 p.m. (TSN)
Thu., Jan. 3 - at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. (RDS)
Tue., March 5 - vs. Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, TSN2)
Sat., March 16 - vs. Montreal, 7 p.m. (CBC, RDS)
Thu., March 21 - at Montreal, 7 p.m. (CBC, RDS)
Wed., April 10 - vs. Boston, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, TSN2)