Programming Changes Due to Section 7 Hockey Tournament

Programming changes due to Section 7 Hockey Tournament Programming changes due to Section 7 Hockey Tournament | 

Updated: March 11, 2020 10:28 AM

WDIO is broadcasting the Section 7 Playoff Hockey games on Wednesday and Thursday. Each night there will be a pre-game show with Chelsie Brown beginning at 6:30 p.m. followed by some exciting hockey.


On Thursday, February 27,  #1 Andover will face off against #6 Elk River/Zimmerman in the Boys' Section 7AA Hockey Championship at the Amsoil Arena. Team introductions and puck drop begins at 7 p.m.

If you are not able to attend the games in person, or watch the games on WDIO-DT1, we will be streaming both games as pay-per-view on Our contract with the Section 7A & 7AA says we must charge for streaming. The cost is based on prices in line with the price of an arena ticket.

Our hockey broadcasts will cause some ABC programming changes. Please allow for extra time when recording your favorite ABC programming.

Programming changes for Thursday, February 27:

  • 6:00 PM - WDIO News at Six – will air as scheduled
  • 7:00 PM - Station 19 will air at 12:06 AM (Friday morning.)
  • 8:00 PM - Grey's Anatomy will air at 1:06 AM (Friday morning.)
  • 9:00 PM - A Million Little Things will air at 2:06 AM (Friday morning.)

To view the local broadcast schedule, click here.

LIVE STREAM: The hockey games will be streamed pay-per-view on WDIO/Liveplus

The Boys' State Hockey Tournament will be held on March 4 - 7 at the Xcel Energy Center. 

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