September 9, 2008

NHL Network to Broadcast Prospects Tournament from Traverse City, MI

Starting next Monday, the NHL Network will be showing the 2008 Prospects Tournament which will begin September 13. The games won't be live, but hey, it's actual hockey played by the prospects of tomorrow. Atlanta, Tampa Bay, Minnesota, St. Louis, Columbus, Detroit, Dallas, and the New York Rangers will all be participating.

Here is the television per the NHL Network website

Monday, September 15
2am Thrashers v. Lightning (replay at 8am/2pm)
4am Stars v. Blues (replay at 10am/4pm)
8pm Wild v. Blues (replay at 2am/8am/2pm)
10pm Stars v. Blue Jackets (replay at 4am/10am/4pm)

Wednesday, September 17
8am Rangers v. Lightning (replay at 2am/8am/2pm)
10am Red Wings v. Thrashers (replay at 4am/10am/4pm)
8pm Third-Place game (replay at 2am/8am/2pm)
10pm Gold Medal game (replay at 4am/10am/4pm)

(all times Eastern)

Here's the actual schedule from the Wild website:

2:00 p.m. Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay
2:30 p.m. Minnesota vs. Columbus
6:00 p.m. Dallas vs. St. Louis
6:30 p.m. Detroit vs. New York Rangers

1:00 p.m. Minnesota vs. St. Louis
1:30 p.m. New York Rangers vs. Atlanta
5:00 p.m. Dallas vs. Columbus
5:30 p.m. Detroit vs. Tampa Bay

1:30 p.m. Columbus vs. St. Louis
2:00 p.m. New York Rangers vs. Tampa Bay
5:30 p.m. Minnesota vs. Dallas
6:00 p.m. Detroit vs. Atlanta

1:00 p.m. Seventh Place Game (4th East vs. 4th West)
1:30 p.m. Fifth Place Game (3rd East vs. 3rd West)
5:00 p.m. Third Place Game (2nd East vs. 2nd West)
5:30 p.m. Championship Game (1st East vs. 1st West)

Mario Lemieux Foundation total donation: $65

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1 comment:

Tom said...

Spectacular decision by the Network to broadcast these games. I'm terribly jealous that the Bruins won't be participating in the tournament -- but this kind of coverage might encourage them to take part in the future.