Despite being predicted to finish near the bottom of the league, the Detroit Red Wings will be featured 8 times this upcoming season on NBC and NBC Sports Network.

According to Detroit Free Press, NBC announced their full season schedule and the Wings will be featured 8 times.  The 8 games will include Wednesday night hockey match ups against the NY Rangers and Minnesota Wild on November 6 and January 22nd.

Other NBC Sports Network games covered thorough out  the season will be against Chicago, Philadelphia (twice) and Buffalo.

The Red Wings will also have two Sunday afternoon match ups on NBC in February against Boston and Pittsburgh.

It is great to still see the team get a little national respect despite their finishes the last few seasons.

The 2019-2020  season begins for the Red Wings on Saturday, October 5th in Nashville.  The first home game of the season will be the next night (October 6th) at Little Caesars Arena against the Dallas Stars.