BOSTON, MA – Fox Sports Net New England announced this morning that it has reached a 10-game agreement with Boston University Hockey. The addition of these Boston University games to Fox Sports Net's HOCKEY EAST schedule, results in a package of 25 college hockey games to be telecast during the 2001-02 season. Fox Sports Net's coverage of Terrier hockey will begin on October 28th at 7pm when Merrimack visits BU. David Woodman, Senior Vice President/General Manager, Fox Sports Net New England made the announcement.
"Fox Sports Net New England has long supported New England college hockey," said Woodman. "Fox Sports Net offers the best and most extensive coverage in the country. This Boston University schedule furthers our commitment to the best hockey in the country."
Fox Sports Net's 10-game Boston University television schedule includes rivaled match-ups including University of New Hampshire at Boston University on November 4 at 7pm; Boston University at Harvard on November 20 at 7pm; and Maine at Boston University on March 2 at 7pm.
"We are really excited about getting this much exposure for our hockey team through such an outstanding cable network," said Boston University Athletic Director Gary Strickler. "Fox Sports Net has always provided first class coverage of college athletics."
Fox Sports Net New England, the largest regional cable network in New England, reaches more than 3.7 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Fox Sports Net New England is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks, a division of Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Fox Sports Net New England's programming includes Boston Celtics, local and national sports news, and Hockey East along with select NASCAR and PGA Tour coverage.
Fox Sports Net reaches more than 74 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation's largest markets: Chicago, Florida, Ohio, New England and San Francisco.
|Sun||Oct 28||Merrimack @ Boston University||7:00pm|
|Sun||Nov 4||New Hampshire @ Boston University||7:00pm|
|Tues||Nov 20||Boston University @ Harvard||7:00pm|
|Sun||Nov 24||Cornell @ Boston University||3:00pm|
|Sun||Nov 25||Cornell @ Boston University||3:00pm|
|Sun||Dec 9||UMass Amherst @ Boston University||3:00pm|
|Sun||Jan 27||New Hampshire @ Boston University||7:00pm|
|Fri||Feb 8||UMass Amherst @ Boston University||7:00pm|
|Fri||Feb 22||Providence @ Boston University||7:00pm|
|Sat||Mar 2||Maine @ Boston University||7:00pm|
All dates subject to change