ST. CLOUD, Minnesota — Husky Productions will present a dozen men’s and women’s St. Cloud State University hockey games this season for broadcast on FOX Sports North and FOX Sports North PLUS.
The nine men’s games and three women’s games are part of a 39-game “College Hockey on FOX Sports North” schedule.
The Jan. 19 men’s Huskies Hockey game against Western Michigan will be broadcast during day-long coverage of the 13th Hockey Day Minnesota. Broadcasts originating from St. Cloud State will by produced by the award-winning, student-run Husky Productions. Jim Rich of FOX 9 will handle play-by-play alongside Pat Micheletti.
“College Hockey on FOX Sports North” is a collaboration with the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC), the Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) and the University of Minnesota.
The games will be broadcast in high definition and will be streamed live via the FOX Sports app. The FOX Sports app, available to iOS and Android devices, provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content along with highlights and instant alerts for scores and key plays. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Streaming on the FOX Sports app is also available on connected devices, including on AppleTV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku and Xbox One.
Women’s Huskies Hockey continues its non-conference schedule with a home series Oct. 5-6 against Rochester Institute of Technology. Coach Eric Rud‘s team is led by goalies: Swiss Olympian Janine Alder, a junior from Zurich, and third team All-WCHA selection Emma Polusny, a sophomore from Mound, Minnesota.
The defending NCHC champions, men’s Huskies Hockey (0-0) is fourth-ranked nationally in the USA TODAY/USA Hockley preseason poll and sixth-ranked nationally in the U.S. College Hockey Online preseason poll. The veteran team is helmed by first-year coach Brett Larson. Among the team leaders is Hobey Baker finalist and team captain Jimmy Schuldt, a senior from Minnetonka. The men have a home exhibition game Oct. 7 against Mount Royal University. The regular season begins with a road series Oct. 12-13 against University of Alaska Fairbanks.
In addition, three St. Cloud State men’s hockey games will air on CBS Sports Network in 2018-19.