NBC is running the show after hosting the most-watched Stanley Cup Final without an Original Six team ever recorded,<strong>Authentic Connor McDavid jersey</strong>, according to the NHL. They get the season opener on Oct. 4,<strong>adidas Vincent Trocheck jersey</strong>, which pits the St. Louis Blues against the repeat Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins on NBCSN. They will present a total of 99 regular season games, including seven NBCSN-broadcast games in the first week and 23 different Wednesday Night Rivalry matchups.
The 99-game breakdown for NBC Sports Group: Nine of those games will appear on NBC starting with Nov. 24's Discover NHL Thanksgiving Showdown, and the other 90 will run on NBCSN. Each of the games will also be simulcast on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
If any team benefits from the broadcast schedule, it's the Nashville Predators. A year after landing just one NBC/NBCSN game, the 2016-17 runners-up will be featured more than any other team with seven different appearances. Get ready to see those catfish.