The Colorado Avalanche have released their nationally televised games schedule for the upcoming 2022-23 regular season. Colorado is set to be featured in a whopping 14 nationally televised games.
NATIONAL TV SCHEDULE
Wednesday, Oct. 12 - 7:30 p.m. (MT): Chicago @ Colorado - TNT
Tuesday, Oct. 25 - 6 p.m. (MT): Colorado @ Rangers - ESPN, ESPN+
Sunday, Dec 11 - 1 p.m. (MT): Colorado @ St. Louis - ESPN
Tuesday, Dec 13 - 7:30 p.m. (MT): Philadelphia @ Colorado - ESPN
Tuesday, Jan 24 - 7 p.m. (MT): Washington @ Colorado - ESPN+/Hulu
Saturday, Jan 18 - 1 p.m. (MT): St. Louis @ Colorado - ESPN+/Hulu
Thursday, Feb 9 - 5 p.m. (MT): Colorado @ Tampa Bay - ESPN
Wednesday, Feb 15 - 7:30 p.m. (MT): Colorado @ Minnesota - TNT
Saturday, March 4 - 1:30 p.m. (MT): Colorado @ Dallas - TNT
Wednesday, March 15 - 5 p.m. (MT): Colorado @ Toronto - TNT
Wednesday, March 22 - 6 p.m. (MT): Pittsburgh @ Colorado - TNT
Wednesday, March 29 - 8 p.m. (MT): Minnesota @ Colorado - TNT
Sunday, April 9 - 6:30 p.m. (MT): Colorado @ Anaheim - TNT
Tuesday, April 11 - 7:30 p.m. (MT): Edmonton @ Colorado - ESPN
The number of games should be no surprise to hockey fans around the league as the Avs are defending Stanley Cup Champions and already had 13 national tv games last season.
Some very notable games are on this list, with many storylines already formed. After yet another fiery playoff series, we will see the Avalanche play the Blues in St. Louis in early December. Last season’s second-round series with the Blues could spur on a rivalry. Division rivalry night will be on display again against the Minnesota Wild, both in Minny and at home.
I’d circle the rematch with the Tampa Bay Lightning in February and the matchup with Toronto in the middle of March. I’m sure a rematch with the Lightning will bring about some fireworks, and it’s always fun to go into Toronto on National TV.
Which matchups have your eye heading into 2022-23? Let us know in the comments!