Men’s Hockey | 11/23/2020 2:04:00 PM
MINNEAPOLIS – FOX Sports North will broadcast both games of Minnesota’s road series at Michigan State next month, the network announced on Monday afternoon in conjunction with the University of Minnesota, the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Network.
Both games in the series (Thursday, Dec. 3 and Friday, Dec. 4) are set for 7 p.m. CT starts and will air on FOX Sports North as well as FOX Sports Detroit. In addition to streaming on FOX Sports Go, both games will also be available through BTN+.
Current Minnesota Wild (and former Gopher Hockey) play-by-play broadcaster Anthony LaPanta will have the call while Pride on Ice alum and Stanley Cup champion Ben Clymer will serve as color analyst.
The Big Ten has also announced game times for Minnesota’s series at Michigan next month with play opening on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. CT and the series concluding on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. CT. Both games in that series will be televised on the Big Ten Network (streaming on the FOX Sports App).
With today’s broadcast and game time announcement, Minnesota’s first-half schedule is finalized as fans can now catch all eight games in 2020 on TV or via stream in addition to listening to the Gopher Radio Network. The Big Ten Conference will release the second half of the 2020-21 schedule at a later date including game times and broadcast information.
2020-21 Gopher Hockey First Half Schedule
Thursday, Nov. 19: Minnesota vs. Penn State (7:30 p.m. CT on BTN)
Friday, Nov. 20: Minnesota vs. Penn State (3:00 p.m. CT on BTN)
Monday, Nov. 23: Minnesota vs. Ohio State (7:30 p.m. CT on BTN)
Tuesday, Nov. 24: Minnesota vs. Ohio State (7:30 p.m. CT on BTN)
Thursday, Dec. 3: Minnesota at Michigan State (7:00 p.m. CT on FSN/FSD)
Friday, Dec. 4: Minnesota at Michigan State (7:00 p.m. CT on FSN/FSD)
Tuesday, Dec. 8: Minnesota at Michigan (7:30 p.m. CT on BTN)
Wednesday, Dec. 9: Minnesota at Michigan (5:30 p.m. CT on BTN)
*All Big Ten Network games will stream on the FOX Sports App. All FSN games will stream on FOX Sports Go and BTN+.