ESPN+ has expanded their hockey coverage by adding the Kontinental Hockey League to their lineup.
- ESPN+ will stream more than 130 Kontinental Hockey League games this season, including all playoff and Gagarin Cup championship games, exclusively in the U.S. on ESPN+.
- Considered second only to the NHL, the KHL is the premier professional ice hockey league in Europe and Asia, with 23 teams based in Russia, Belarus, China, Finland, Latvia, and Kazakhstan.
- Throughout the season, ESPN+ will stream two games per week, and all games will be presented in English.
- The addition of KHL games adds to a growing lineup of professional ice hockey coverage on ESPN+, including the NHL on ESPN+, which begins with the 2021-22 season as part of the historic and innovative seven-year television, streaming and media rights deal announced by The Walt Disney Company, ESPN and the National Hockey League earlier this year.
- Coverage of the KHL on ESPN+ began today with HC CSKA Moscow, last season’s Gagarin Cup runner-up, hosting Ak Bars Kazan at 12 p.m. ET.
KHL on ESPN+ schedule:
- October 3rd – 10 AM ET – Ak Bars vs Salavat Yulaev
- October 6th – 12 PM ET – Dynamo Msk vs CSKA
- October 8th – 10 AM ET – Salavat Yulaev vs Jokerit
- October 12th – 10 AM ET – Salavat Yulaev vs Ak Bars
- October 15th – 12:30 PM ET – Jokerit vs SKA
- October 19th – 12:30 PM ET – Dinamo R vs Metallurg Mg
- October 22nd – 12 PM ET – Ak Bars vs Avangard
- October 25th – 12 PM ET – Avangard vs SKA
- October 29th – 12 PM ET – Dynamo Msk vs SKA