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NBC Sports California reveals Sharks coverage plans, TV schedule originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
NBC Sports California today announced its San Jose Sharks 2020-21 NHL regular season coverage details featuring live coverage of 53 games (26 home, 27 road), live streaming of EVERY GAME and surrounding Sharks Pre/Postgame Live coverage to authenticated subscribers via NBCSportsCalifornia.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app, along with season-long, fan-focused digital Sharks content offerings. (NOTE: Fans located anywhere in the U.S. can download MyTeams for free on iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.)
NBC Sports California begins its 2020-21 NHL regular season Sharks coverage with the SEASON OPENER on Thursday, January 14, as the Sharks travel to face the realigned West Division rival Arizona Coyotes live from Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. Opening Night coverage begins at 5:30 pm PT with Sharks Pregame Live featuring host/13-time regional Emmy Award winner Brodie Brazil (@BrodieNBCS) with expert analysis via former Sharks center/13-year NHL veteran Curtis Brown (@DocBrown37). In addition, former Sharks defenseman/16-year NHL veteran Scott Hannan will also provide studio analysis for select Sharks games this season. The Opening Night edition of Sharks Pregame Live will provide viewers with a complete game night preview featuring roster match-up breakdowns, the latest team news and interviews with Sharks players and coaches, a recap of all the off-season moves and much more. Opening Night game action gets underway at 6:00 pm PT.
Returning to NBC Sports California’s Sharks game coverage will be multiple regional Emmy Award winner/play-by-play announcer Randy Hahn (@sharkvoice) and 17-year standout NHL defenseman/veteran analyst Bret Hedican (@BretHedican). The season opener and every Sharks game telecast on NBC Sports California will be immediately followed by Sharks Postgame Live presented by Toyota. Hosted by Brazil, featuring detailed analysis from Brown, Sharks Postgame Live will deliver live coverage of new Sharks Head Coach Bob Boughner’s post-game press conference, along with post-game player reaction, expanded highlights, upcoming game previews and more. NOTE: The Sharks home opener will take place on Monday, February 1 against the Vegas Golden Knights. NBC Sports California’s game night coverage begins with Sharks Pregame Live at 7:00 pm; Sharks-Golden Knights face-off at 7:30 pm with an expanded edition of Sharks Postgame Live immediately following game action.
In addition, Sharks fans are urged to visit NBCSportsCalifornia.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app 24/7 for unparalleled Sharks digital content featuring detailed pre/postgame reports, player/coaches interviews, highlight videos, topical features, galleries and much more. In addition, NBC Sports California will provide Sharks fans with numerous social media content offerings this season on Facebook (Facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic) and Twitter (@NBCSSharks & @NBCSAuthentic), along with a multitude of team & player fun facts/photos/quick video offerings on Instagram (NBCSAuthentic).
PROGRAMMING NOTE: Three nationally-exclusive Sharks games will also be featured on NBCSN’s “Wednesday Night Hockey” lineup this season (schedule subject to change): Wed, Feb. 3 vs. Vegas (7:30 pm PT), Wed, Mar. 24 vs. Los Angeles (7:30 pm PT) and Wed, Apr. 21 at Vegas (6:30 pm PT).
Please note NBC Sports California’s complete Sharks season game coverage schedule below (schedule subject to change):
Regular season: 26 Home, 27 Road
All Times Pacific Time
Schedule Subject to Change
All Game Telecasts will be preceded by “Sharks Pregame Live” and followed by “Sharks Postgame Live”