Fox Sports North announced on Thursday that they have partnered with the WCHA to air an unprecedented nine women’s WCHA hockey games this season, including a spot during FSN’s Hockey Day Minnesota celebration and the championship game of the WCHA Final Faceoff.
Here is the full schedule:
The televised audience should be a huge boon to the visibility of the women’s game, and is a huge victory for first year commissioner Katie Million.
Women’s college hockey has traditionally struggled to get their games on television. Last year’s Frozen Four was not televised live, though a tape-delayed airing of the game on Easter Sunday outdrew every televised men’s college hockey game last season.