NBCSN adds Matthews’ Toronto debut to TV schedule


NBCSN is on the Auston Matthews bandwagon. The home for NHL hockey in the United States announced today that it will televise Matthews’ first regular-season game at Air Canada Centre, this Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET, when Matthews’ Toronto Maple Leafs host the Boston Bruins.

Last night in Ottawa, Matthews, 19, became the first ever player to score four goals in his NHL debut. The Arizona native was the first overall pick in the 2016 draft.

Here’s the NBCSN schedule:

Date Coverage Network Time (ET)
Thurs., October 13 NHL Live NBCSN 7 p.m.
Washington at Pittsburgh NBCSN 8 p.m.
NHL Overtime NBCSN 10:30 p.m.*
Fri., October 14 NHL Live NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Chicago at Nashville** NBCSN 8 p.m.
NHL Overtime NBCSN 10:30 p.m.*
Sat., October 15 Boston at Toronto** NBCSN 7 p.m.

*immediately following game coverage
**subject to local blackout in Chicago/Boston