Sept. 28, 2011
Five 2011-12 Boston College men's hockey home games will be broadcast to a national audience by the CBS Sports Network, according an announcement by the Hockey East Association on Wednesday.
The network will televise the team's home-opening game against Denver, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's Preseason media choice to win its league title this winter, on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Additionally, it will also carry both Boston College home dates with Boston University - on Sunday, Nov. 13 (4 p.m.) and Friday, Dec. 2 (7:30 p.m.) - and both home dates with Vermont - on Friday, March 2 (7:30 p.m.) and Saturday, March 3 (7 p.m.).
Boston College, which has been chosen as the preseason favorite to win the league regular-season title voted on by the Hockey East Coaches, will open the season in the Ice Breaker Tournament at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D. The Eagles will face Central Collegiate Hockey Association opponent Michigan State in college hockey's season-opening game on Friday, Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. EST. BC will play either Air Force or host North Dakota, both NCAA Tournament qualifiers in 2010-11, the next night.