- More than 130 games from the Kontinental Hockey League, exclusively on ESPN+
- Two games per week, including playoffs and Gagarin Cup Finals
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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+ begins today with HC CSKA Moscow, last season’s Gagarin Cup runner-up, hosting Ak Bars Kazan at 12 p.m. ET.
Kontinental Hockey League 2021 Schedule | October
|Date||Start Time (ET)||Matchup (Home vs. Away)|
|Oct. 1||12 pm||CSKA vs Ak Bars|
|Oct. 3||10 am||Ak Bars vs Salavat Yulaev|
|Oct. 6||12 pm||Dynamo Msk vs CSKA|
|Oct. 8||10 am||Salavat Yulaev vs Jokerit|
|Oct. 12||10 am||Salavat Yulaev vs Ak Bars|
|Oct. 15||12:30 pm||Jokerit vs SKA|
|Oct. 19||12:30 pm||Dinamo R vs Metallurg Mg|
|Oct. 22||12 pm||Ak Bars vs Avangard|
|Oct. 25||12 pm||Avangard vs SKA|
|Oct. 29||12 pm||Dynamo Msk vs SKA|
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