ESPN networks will show all 12 games in the 2013 NCAA Division I men’s hockey tournament, according to a news release from the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network based in Bristol, Conn..
Games will air over ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or on ESPN3 and local syndication. The games carried over ESPN3 and syndication will also re-air on ESPNU.
The 2013 tournament field will be announced at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 24 on ESPNU.
The Frozen Four semifinals on April 11 from Pittsburgh will be air on ESPN2 and the championship two days later on ESPN.
ESPN has aired games from the men’s championship since 1980 and extended its commitment to the NCAA last year through 2024.
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