Historical NHL over-the-air television broadcasters

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This article will deal with a list of historical National Hockey League over-the-air television broadcasters.

Note: The teams listed in italics are teams that have since relocated or disbanded.

Local[edit]

Team Stations Years
Arizona Coyotes KAZT 2006-2008
Anaheim Ducks KCAL
KDOC
1993-2002
2006-present
Atlanta Flames WTCG (later WTBS) 1977–1978
Atlanta Thrashers WUPA
WPXA
1999-2005
2005-2007
Boston Bruins WNAC-TV
WBZ-TV2
WMUR-TV (Manchester, NH)

WHDH-TV
WKBG
WSBK

1948-1949
1949-1955
1963-1964
1964-1966
1966–1967
1967-2002
Buffalo Sabres WKBW
WGR (later WGRZ)
WNYB
WUTV
1972-1977
1977-1987
1987-1990
1990-1994
Calgary Flames CICT 1992–1993
California Golden Seals KTVU
KFTY
KBHK
1967-1971
1972–1973
1975–1976
Carolina Hurricanes WRAL and WRAZ 1997–1998; 1999-2004
Chicago Blackhawks WGN
WFLD
WSNS
1960-1975; 2008-present
19751977
1978-1980
Cleveland Barons WUAB 19761978
Dallas Stars KTVT and KTXH (Houston)
KTXA
KDFI3
1993–1994
1994-1999
2000
Edmonton Oilers CFRN
CKEM
1992–1993
1997-2004
Florida Panthers WBFS-TV 1993-1998
Hartford Whalers WKBG-TV (Boston; the Whalers were initially in the World Hockey Association and based in Boston)
Connecticut Public Television
WFSB-TV
WVIT
WHCT-TV
WTXX
WTNH
WTUV/WBNE
1972-1974
1975-1976
1975-1979
1979-1986
1986-1990

1990-1991
1994-1995
1995-1997

Kansas City Scouts KMBA (later KSHB) 1974-1976
Los Angeles Kings KTLA
KCAL (formerly KHJ)
1967-1977; 1991-1993
1977-1987
Minnesota Wild KMSP
KSTC
2000-2004
2005-2011
Montreal Canadiens CFTM
CFJP
CJNT
1960-1970,1980-1994
1994-2002
2014-present
New Jersey Devils WOR (later WWOR) 1982-1984
New York Rangers W2XBS (later WNBC)4
WNBT (later WNBC)4
WCBW (later WCBS)2
WPIX
WOR (later WWOR)
WBIS (later WPXN)
1940–1941
1941–1942; 1945–1946
1946-1948
1948–1949; 1950-1958; 2008-present
1965-1989
1996–1997
New York Islanders WOR (later WWOR) 1972-1986
Ottawa Senators CHRO 1992-2008
Philadelphia Flyers WKBS
WTAF/WTXF3
WPVI1
WGBS (later WPSG)
WPHL
1967-1983
19731985
1983-1986
1985-1991; 1998-2009
1991-1998
Pittsburgh Penguins WTAE-TV
WPGH
WIIC (later WPXI)
KDKA2
WPTT
WPCW
1968–1969
1970–1971; 1976-1990; 2005-present
1971-1977
1990-1997
2005-present
2006–2007
Quebec Nordiques CFAP 1988-1994
San Jose Sharks KGO1
KICU
1991-1994
1995-1999
St. Louis Blues KPLR
KDNL
1967-1976; 1981-1983; 1986-2009
1976-1981; 1983-1986
Tampa Bay Lightning WTOG
WTTA
WXPX
1992-1996; 2008-2014
1996-2001
2007–2008
Toronto Maple Leafs CFTO
CHCH
CIII
January 1960-1977
19771988
1988-1999
Vancouver Canucks BCTV
CIVT
19701986; 19871998
19982001
Washington Capitals WDCA and WMAR (Baltimore)
WDCA
1977–1978
1992–1993
Winnipeg Jets CKY
CKND
unknown
?-1995-1996

See also[edit]

1ABC owned television station.

2CBS owned television station.

3Fox owned television station.

4NBC owned television station.

Cable TV[edit]

Team Stations Years

National[edit]

American[edit]

Network Years
CBS 1956-1960 (regular season games only)
1967-1972 (playoffs only in 1967)
1979 (Game 2 of the Challenge Cup only)
1980 (Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals only)
NBC 1966 (playoffs only)
1972-1975
1990-1994 (All-Star Game only)
2005-present
RKO General 1966 (Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals only)
1967 (regular season games only)
NHL Network 1975-1979
ABC 1992-1994
1999-2004
Fox 1994-1999

American Cable TV[edit]

Networks Years

Canadian[edit]

Network Years
CBC 1952-present
SRC 1952-2004
CTV 1972 (Stanley Cup Finals only)
1984-1986
Global/Canwest 1987-1988 (playoffs only for both seasons)
City 2014-future
TVA 2014-future

See also[edit]