ESPN is the network that will be broadcasting the World Cup of Hockey, so get ready for the old NHL on ESPN theme and the feelings of nostalgia that comes with it.
The World Cup of Hockey kicks off on September 17th at 3:30 Eastern with the USA taking on Europe (aka guys whose countries don't have enough players for an entire team). ESPN will broadcast at least 16 games on ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNEWS. The Ocho will be showing collegiate bowling.
Here's the full schedule. All times Eastern:
|Sat, Sep 17||3:30 p.m.||Group Play: USA vs. Europe||ESPN2|
|8 p.m.||Group Play: Czech Republic vs. Canada||ESPNEWS|
|Sun, Sep 18||3 p.m.||Group Play: Sweden vs. Russia||ESPN|
|8 p.m.||Group Play: North America vs. Finland||ESPN2|
|Mon, Sep 19||3 p.m.||Group Play: Europe vs. Czech Republic||ESPN2|
|8 p.m.||Group Play: Russia vs. North America||ESPN2|
|Tue, Sep 20||3 p.m.||Group Play: Finland vs. Sweden||ESPN|
|8 p.m.||Group Play: Canada vs. USA||ESPN|
|Wed, Sep 21||3 p.m.||Group Play: North America vs. Sweden||ESPN|
|8 p.m.||Group Play: Europe vs Canada||ESPN2|
|Thu, Sep 22||3 p.m.||Group Play: Finland vs. Russia||ESPN|
|8 p.m.||Group Play: USA vs. Czech Republic||ESPN2|
|Sat, Sep 24||7 p.m.||Semifinal one||ESPN2|
|Sun, Sep 25||1 p.m.||Semifinal two||ESPN|
|Tue, Sep 27||8 p.m.||Final: Game one||ESPN|
|Thu, Sep 29||8 p.m.||Final: Game two||ESPN2|
|Sat, Oct 1||7 p.m.||Final: Game three (if necessary)||ESPN2|
Only two games are prime-time ESPN games: USA vs. Canada on September 20th and game one of the finals on September 27th.