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Irish Hockey Post-Break Schedule Announced

Irish return to action on Jan. 9-10 vs. Arizona State

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — After the winter break, the Fighting Irish hockey team will return to action with a pair of home contests against Arizona State on Saturday, January 9 and Sunday, January 10. 

The Big Ten Conference announced the league’s post-winter break schedule on Friday, Dec. 18,  which includes nine Notre Dame series. 

The Irish will also host Michigan (Jan. 21-22), Minnesota (Feb. 12-13) and Penn State (March 5-6). Notre Dame will also have road series at Minnesota (Jan. 15-16), Penn State (Jan. 28-29), Ohio State (Feb. 5-6), Wisconsin (Feb. 19-20) and Michigan State (Feb. 26-27).

Notre Dame’s home contests against Michigan (Jan. 22 – 6:30 p.m. ET), Minnesota (Feb. 12 – 7:30 p.m. ET) and Penn State (March 5 – 7:30 p.m. ET) are set to be nationally televised on NBCSN and all Irish home games will be streamed digitally on and the NBC Sports App.

For Notre Dame’s complete second half schedule, including home game times, click here.

Additional puck drop times and television coverage will be announced in the coming weeks. 

B1G Scheduling Notes

  • Each Big Ten team is playing a 24-game conference schedule, plus an additional four games per school against Arizona State University hosted at Big Ten venues. 
  • The 2021 Big Ten Hockey Tournament will return to the one-weekend, single-elimination format used during the first four years of Big Ten hockey and will feature all seven conference teams – Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin. 
  • The tournament will be held March 18-20 and will consist of six games (three games on Thursday; two games on Friday; and the championship game on Saturday).