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B1G+ Streaming Packages Now On Sale
Secure An Exclusive Streaming Package for 2021-22 WCHA Season

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Sept. 16, 2021 – Following the announcement of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's revolutionary partnership with the Big Ten Network and B1G+, packages are now on sale for the exclusive streaming partner.

B1G+ STREAMING PACKAGES

Beginning with the 2021-22 season, fans can watch the games of all eight WCHA campuses through the B1G+ platform, while the league is set to host at least two televised matchups on the Big Ten Network.

With the sale of B1G+, fans will have the option of three passes, including a variety of annual and monthly packages:

  • WCHA Pass: $49.99 per year
    • Featuring all eight member institutions, the WCHA Pass includes 110 conference games. Each program is slated for a 28-game WCHA schedule, the complete WCHA Postseason, including the 2022 Final Faceoff, and several nonconference matchups hosted at WCHA member institutions.
  • Hockey Sport Pass: $54.99 per year
    • Access to all B1G+ ice hockey content for one year, including WCHA and men's and women's Big Ten games. The Hockey Sport Pass also features archived replays and an on-demand library for ice hockey.
  • School Pass (available for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio State): $79.95 per year, $9.95 per month
    • Available to Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Ohio State fans, the School Pass includes access to content for all the WCHA games, in addition to each of the chosen school's additional Big Ten events airing on B1G+.

The first available game for fans on the B1G+ streaming package is the WCHA season opener on Sept. 24 as Ohio State hosts St. Thomas in its first Division I and league game in program history.


WHERE TO WATCH

The B1G+ network of streams is available to watch on a PC, phone, tablet, or TV through apps on the Apple store and AppleTV, Google Play, Chromecast, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.


About the Big Ten Network

A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, Big Ten Network is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 1,700 events across all platforms, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live, delivering live games and on-demand programming to Big Ten Network customers via the web, smartphones, and tablets. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation's finest universities, including the Emmy-nominated The Journey. The network is carried by all the major video distributors across the United States and Canada and is also available through the majority of streaming providers, including AT&T TV, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, TVision, Vidgo and YouTube TV. The network schedule annually features over 800 women's events, including ice hockey. For additional information, please visit www.btn.com.


About the Western Collegiate Hockey Association

As the premier women's hockey conference, the WCHA marks its 23rd season in 2021-22. WCHA member institutions have won a record 18 national championships since the league's inception in 1999 (including a 17 of a possible 20 NCAA titles), while producing seven Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winners, 110 All-Americans, and numerous Olympic and national team members. The eight-team NCAA Division I conference consists of Bemidji State University (Beavers), the University of Minnesota (Golden Gophers), the University of Minnesota Duluth (Bulldogs), Minnesota State University (Mavericks), The Ohio State University (Buckeyes), St. Cloud State University (Huskies), the University of St. Thomas (Tommies), and the University of Wisconsin (Badgers). For more information, visit wcha.com.