ST. PAUL, MN — Comcast today announced an agreement to telecast select Minnesota State University – Mankato men’s hockey games during the 2014-15 season. In total, the Twin Cities largest cable and broadband provider will televise 16 Mavericks men’s hockey games, none of which will be available from area satellite companies.
Comcast customers in the company’s Minnesota and Western Wisconsin service area will be able to enjoy the following games:
- October 18, 2014: MSU-Mankato vs. Minnesota Duluth
- October 24 & 25, 2014: MSU-Mankato vs. Alabama Huntsville
- November 7, 2014: MSU-Mankato vs. Bemidji State
- December 5 & 6, 2014: MSU-Mankato vs. Alaska
- December 12 & 13, 2014: MSU-Mankato vs. Princeton
- January 30 & 31, 2015: MSU-Mankato vs. Ferris State
- February 6 & 7, 2015: MSU-Mankato vs. Alaska Anchorage
- February 27 & 28, 2015: MSU-Mankato vs. Michigan Tech
- March 13 & 14, 2015: MSU-Mankato vs. TBA – WCHA Playoffs
“We are very pleased to bring Mavericks hockey to fans throughout the Twin Cities area,” said Jeff Freyer, Regional Vice President, Comcast – Twin Cities Region. “The passion for hockey in Minnesota is unmatched anywhere in the nation, and we are proud to be part of that excitement.”
Bethany Lutheran College students will produce the telecasts. Don Westphal and Dan McCargar will provide the play-by-play and color commentary. The televised games are made possible through a partnership between Comcast, Charter Communications and MSU-Mankato. The match-ups will be telecast on Xfinity Events Channel 999 and available in high-definition.
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