MINNEAPOLIS -- Bally Sports North, the broadcast home of the Minnesota Wild, on Thursday announced the local telecast schedule for the 2023-24 Minnesota Wild season. The schedule features 69 regular-season games and three preseason games. Preseason coverage begins Saturday, Sept. 30 when the Wild host the Chicago Blackhawks. Regular-season coverage begins Thursday, Oct. 12, when the Wild host the Eastern Conference champion Florida Panthers and will feature a one-hour “Wild Live” starting at 6 p.m. CT.
Highlights of the 69-game regular-season schedule include the first meeting of the regular season with the Dallas Stars on Sunday, Nov. 12 and two early morning games from Avicii Arena in Stockholm, Sweden as part of the 2023 NHL Global Series™ - Sweden: Saturday, Nov. 18 against the Ottawa Senators and Sunday, Nov. 19 versus the Toronto Maple Leafs. On Saturday, Jan. 27 the Wild host the Anaheim Ducks as part of Hockey Day Minnesota and travel to Las Vegas on Monday, Feb. 12 for a midseason matchup against the Stanley Cup champion Golden Knights.
Minnesota Wild regular-season broadcasts will feature play-by-play announcer Anthony LaPanta and analysts Wes Walz, Ryan Carter and Lou Nanne, along with Kevin Gorg reporting.Audra Martin will host “Wild Live,” airing before and after every regular-season Wild game and will feature analysis from Ben Clymer, Mark Parrish and Walz.
All Wild games, televised on Bally Sports North or Bally Sports North Extra. A total of 69 games are simulcast on Bally Sports Wisconsin or Bally Sports Wisconsin Extra and are available to Wisconsin viewers on the Bally Sports app. Bally Sports North and Bally Sports North Extra channel availability can be found here.
Minnesota Wild games on Bally Sports North will also stream live on the Bally Sports app, available on mobile and tablet devices (including iOS and Android), connected devices and ballysports.com when fans authenticate using their pay-tv credentials. Wild games are also available on Bally Sports+, the standalone streaming subscription service available now from Bally Sports. Fans can visit BallySportsPlus.com to learn more and subscribe.
About Bally Sports North
Bally Sports North presents more live, local sports programming than any other network or broadcast system in the market. Serving sports fans throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North and South Dakota, the regional network produces over 250 live sporting events every year. For more regional sports content, visit www.ballysports.com and follow @BallySportsNOR on X, @BallySportsNorth on Instagram and BallySportsNorth on Facebook