Turner Sports announced its 2022-23 NHL schedule Wednesday featuring 62 nationally televised regular-season games on TNT.
NHL on TNT may also be the exclusive home of the 2023 Stanley Cup Final for the very first time this season, while covering 1 / 2 of the games through the first three rounds of the 2023 playoffs.
The 2023 Winter Classic will air on TNT aswell, with the Boston Bruins hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins at Fenway Park on Jan. 2.
The NHL regular season begins on Oct. 11, and TNT’s coverage begins on Oct. 12 with a doubleheader featuring Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks at Colorado Avalanche.
The Avalanche will be the reigning Stanley Cup champions and really should be considered a top contender again with Mikko Rantanen, Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar the type of returning. Colorado will raise its banner on TNT prior to the season opener and make five more appearances on the network this year.
The Penguins and NY Rangers lead all teams with seven games apiece on TNT this season.
TNT is heading into its second season covering hockey after agreeing to a seven-year media-rights deal that runs through 2027-28.