May 8, 2013 at 5:55 pm

Big Ten releases inaugural hockey schedule

Michigan will begin Big Ten play Nov. 29. (Mark Bialek/Special to News)

The Big Ten released the schedule for its inaugural hockey season Wednesday, which begins in late November and concludes with the conference tournament March 20-22. The conference is made up of Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin.

The conference schedule will begin Nov. 29, when Michigan hosts Ohio State at Yost Ice Arena and Minnesota hosts Wisconsin.

Complete Big Ten schedule

Michigan

Nov. 29 — vs. Ohio State

Dec. 2 — at Ohio State

Jan. 10 — at Wisconsin

Jan. 11 — at Wisconsin

Jan. 24 — at Michigan State

Jan. 25 — vs. Michigan State (at Joe Louis Arena)

Jan. 31 — vs. Wisconsin

Feb. 1 — vs. Wisconsin

Feb. 7 — at Penn State

Feb. 8 — at Penn State

Feb. 13 or 15 — at Minnesota*

Feb. 14 — at Minnesota

Feb. 21 — vs. Penn State

Feb. 22 — vs. Penn State

Feb. 28 — vs. Ohio State

March 2 or 3 — at Ohio State

March 7 — vs. Michigan State

March 8 — at Michigan State

March 14 — vs. Minnesota

March 15— vs. Minnesota

Michigan State

Dec. 6 — vs. Minnesota

Dec. 7 — vs. Minnesota

Jan. 10 — at Ohio State

Jan. 11 — at Ohio State

Jan. 17 — vs. Penn State

Jan. 18 — vs. Penn State

Jan. 24 — vs. Michigan

Jan. 25 — vs. Michigan (at Joe Louis Arena)

Jan. 30 or Feb. 1 — at Minnesota*

Jan. 31 — at Minnesota

Feb. 7 — vs. Ohio State

Feb. 8 — vs. Ohio State

Feb. 14 — at Penn State

Feb. 15 — at Penn State

Feb. 21 — at Wisconsin

Feb. 22 — at Wisconsin

March 7 — at Michigan

March 8 — vs. Michigan

March 14 — vs. Wisconsin

March 15 — vs. Wisconsin

Minnesota

Nov. 29 — vs. Wisconsin

Nov. 30 — vs. Wisconsin

Dec. 6 — at Michigan State

Dec. 7 — at Michigan State

Jan. 12 — at Penn State

Jan. 13 — at Penn State

Jan. 17 — vs. Ohio State

Jan. 18 — vs. Ohio State

Jan. 30 or Feb. 1 — vs. Michigan State*

Jan. 31 — vs. Michigan State

Feb. 6 or 8 — at Wisconsin*

Feb. 7 — at Wisconsin

Feb. 13 or 15 — vs. Michigan*

Feb. 14 — vs. Michigan

Feb. 28 — vs. Penn State

March 1 — vs. Penn State

March 7 — at Ohio State

March 8 — at Ohio State

March 14 — at Michigan

March 15 — at Michigan

Ohio State

Nov. 29 — at Michigan

Dec. 2 — vs. Michigan

Jan. 10 — vs. Michigan State

Jan. 11 — vs. Michigan State

Jan. 17 — at Minnesota

Jan. 18 — at Minnesota

Jan. 24 — at Wisconsin

Jan. 25 — at Wisconsin

Jan. 31 — vs. Penn State

Feb. 1 — vs. Penn State

Feb. 7 — vs. Michigan State

Feb. 8 — vs. Michigan State

Feb. 14 — vs. Wisconsin

Feb. 15 — vs. Wisconsin

Feb. 28 — at Michigan

March 2 or 3 — vs. Michigan

March 7 — vs. Minnesota

March 8 — vs. Minnesota

March 14 — at Penn State

March 15 — at Penn State

Penn State

Dec. 6 — at Wisconsin

Dec. 7 — at Wisconsin

Jan. 12 — vs. Minnesota

Jan. 13 — vs. Minnesota

Jan. 17 — at Michigan State

Jan. 18 — at Michigan State

Jan. 31 — vs. Ohio State

Feb. 1 — vs. Ohio State

Feb. 7 — vs. Michigan

Feb. 8 — vs. Michigan

Feb. 14 — vs. Michigan State

Feb. 15 — vs. Michigan State

Feb. 21 — at Michigan

Feb. 22 — at Michigan

Feb. 28 — at Minnesota

March 1 — at Minnesota

March 7 — vs. Wisconsin

March 8 — vs. Wisconsin

March 14 — vs. Ohio State

March 15 — vs. Ohio State

Wisconsin

Nov. 29 — at Minnesota

Nov. 30 — at Minnesota

Dec. 6 — vs. Penn State

Dec. 7 — vs. Penn State

Jan. 10 — vs. Michigan

Jan. 11 — vs. Michigan

Jan. 24 — vs. Ohio State

Jan. 25 — vs. Ohio State

Jan. 31 — at Michigan

Feb. 1 — at Michigan

Feb. 6 or 8 — vs. Minnesota*

Feb. 7 — vs. Minnesota

Feb. 14 — at Ohio State

Feb. 15 — at Ohio State

Feb. 21 — vs. Michigan State

Feb. 22 — vs. Michigan State

March 7 — at Penn State

March 8 — at Penn State

March 14 — at Michigan State

March 15 — at Michigan State

Big Ten tournament

At Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minn.

March 20: Quarterfinals

March 21: Semifinals

March 22: Final

*One of these three two-game series will be played Thursday and Friday. The two others will be played Friday and Saturday.