SiriusXM Canada to broadcast the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic live

Nationals Park is transformed into a hockey rink December 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. The 2015 NHL Winter Classic will take place in Nationals Park on New Year's Day with the Washington Capitals playing the Chicago Blackhawks.

Nationals Park is transformed into a hockey rink December 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. The 2015 NHL Winter Classic will take place in Nationals Park on New Year's Day with the Washington Capitals playing the Chicago Blackhawks.

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SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, today announced it will offer subscribers full coverage of the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™, XM channel 218 and Sirius Premier channel 211.

A full slate of coverage starts at 7 am ET on January 1, 2015 with a special re-broadcast of the first Winter Classic between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Buffalo Sabres in 2008. Listeners can then enjoy SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ hosts Ryan Paton and Nick Alberga reflecting on all the seminal moments from Winter Classics of the past, followed by an in-depth pre-game show at 11 am ET, as Paton is joined by reporters Bruce Bolton and Michael Lippa live from Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

At 1 pm ET the Chicago Blackhawks™ will face the Washington Capitals™ on their home turf for the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®. The hotly-anticipated outdoor event will see some of the biggest stars of the NHL®, including Alex Ovechkin, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, battle in historic Washington on the first day of the New Year in what is becoming an iconic annual event.

Those satellite radio subscribers who add SiriusXM Internet Radio access to their subscription can also listen to full coverage, including the live game on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online.

SiriusXM NHL Network Radio offers exclusive, expert hockey talk 24/7, plus season long play-by-play action. It joins SiriusXM’s comprehensive coverage of every major sport, including NFL, NASCAR, MLB, NBA, PGA, CFL, Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League and more.

 

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