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Minnesota Wild To Make Four National Television Appearances

Wednesday, 08.9.2006 / 2:34 PM CT / News
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Minnesota Wild To Make Four National Television Appearances
The National Hockey League (NHL) announced today that the Minnesota Wild will make four national television appearances on OLN during the 2006-07 season.  OLN, the national cable television home of the NHL, will change its name to Versus on September 25.  The Wild’s 2006-07 national television schedule on OLN is listed below.






Wednesday, November 29
Tuesday, December 5
Tuesday, February 6
Tuesday, March 20

San Jose Sharks
Chicago Blackhawks
Dallas Stars
Phoenix Coyotes  

7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM

Xcel Energy Center
Xcel Energy Center
American Airlines Center
Xcel Energy Center


    Minnesota is also scheduled to make four appearances on TSN and one on CBC.  The Wild’s local television schedule will be announced later this month. 
    OLN, the national cable television home of the NHL, will change its name to Versus on September 25.  As in the network’s first season with the NHL, fans can turn to Versus for exclusive national coverage of the most intense NHL rivalries on Monday and Tuesday nights.  Additionally, this season’s schedule features a Game of the Week, wherein Versus will be the only place on television to catch an NHL game in the U.S. at that time. 
    OLN ( is the national cable home of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Stanley Cup Playoffs as well as best-in-class events like The Tour de France, the America’s Cup, the Dakar Rally, the Professional Bull Riders (PBR), Professional Boxing, the Boston Marathon, AMA Motocross and Davis Cup. Now in more than 69 million homes, the network features the best field sports programming on television and is a destination for sports fans, athletes and sportsmen to find exclusive, competitive events that audiences can’t find elsewhere. The network offers unique, competition-themed original programming and is the exclusive home of Survivor in syndication. OLN, a wholly owned company of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.  The network will be changing its name to Versus as of September 2006.
    Most Twin Cities cable and satellite providers, including Comcast, offer OLN.  Viewers can also contact their local cable providers for more information on OLN in their area.
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