April 23, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; The Chicago Blackhawks leave the ice after losing game six of the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals to the Phoenix Coyotes at the United Center. The Coyotes beat the Blackhawks 4-0 to advance in the playoffs. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-US PRESSWIRE
The Chicago Blackhawks are scheduled to appear in 14 showcase matchups for the 2012-13 NHL season.
On Thursday morning, the National Hockey League announced its 2012-13 national television schedules, and the Chicago Blackhawks are slated to appear in 14 of those games. The specter of a potential lockout casts doubt on the schedule holding up, but at least the NHL and NHLPA have continued to discuss the potential terms for a new collective bargaining agreement. Here are the showcase games the Blackhawks have been scheduled to appear in during the 2012-13 season (via Blackhawks.NHL.com):
|Mon., Nov. 5||vs. Pittsburgh Penguins||United Center||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Wed., Nov. 28||at Minnesota Wild||XCel Energy Center||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Wed., Jan. 2||vs. New York Rangers||United Center||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., Jan. 6||vs. Detroit Red Wings||United Center||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Wed., Jan. 16||vs. St. Louis Blues||United Center||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., Jan. 20||vs. Philadelphia Flyers||United Center||NBC or NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Wed., Feb. 13||at Detroit Red Wings||Joe Louis Arena||NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Sun., Feb. 17||vs. Boston Bruins||United Center||NBC||2:30 p.m.|
|Tue., Feb. 19||vs. Detroit Red Wings||United Center||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., March 3||at Detroit Red Wings||Joe Louis Arena||NBC or NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Wed., March 6||vs. Colorado Avalanche||United Center||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., March 10||at Philadelphia Flyers||Wells Fargo Center||NBC or NBCSN||2 p.m.|
|Sun., March 31||at Detroit Red Wings||Joe Louis Arena||NBC or NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
|Mon., April 1||vs. Minnesota Wild||United Center||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
The complete national broadcast schedule is available at NHL.com.
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