Gopher Hockey and FSN Reach Broadcast Agreement

One of the nation’s most unparalleled college hockey television contracts will continue in an agreement between Fox Sports North and the University of Minnesota.

The regional television network and the university have reached a contract that features a minimum of 28 exclusive regular season Gopher hockey telecasts per season. In addition, the contract provides coverage of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association first round playoffs and continued half-hour pre-game and post-game shows adjacent to each broadcast.

“We’re very excited about continuing this great relationship with Fox Sports North,” said Tom Wistrcill, Minnesota’s Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Relations. “We believe our storied hockey program and the professional quality of Fox Sports North’s broadcasts make a great partnership. This is exciting news for loyal fans of Gopher hockey to be able to continue to see the vast majority of our games.”

Fox Sports North reaches nearly two million homes throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North and South Dakota. It is also available on most satellite television packages.

“We are very proud of our continuing partnership with the University of Minnesota,” said Fox Sports North Senior Vice President and General Manager Mike Dimond. “Together, we’ve built a tradition of Gopher hockey and this new agreement allows us to continue that tradition on our network for years to come.”


 

 

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