NHL and SiriusXM reach multiyear extension of broadcasting agreement
SiriusXM, SiriusXM Canada and the National Hockey League (NHL) today announced an extension of their broadcasting agreement through the 2028-29 NHL season. SiriusXM will continue to deliver fans across North America access to every NHL game throughout the regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs, as well as daily, in-depth coverage of the sport on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™, the only 24/7 audio channel dedicated to the NHL.
SiriusXM subscribers can tune in to NHL game broadcasts in their cars and at home or on the go with the SXM App. The SXM App offers 32 NHL team channels, each dedicated to carrying the official radio broadcast for each NHL team, making it easy for fans to find and listen to their favourite team’s announcers for every game. All 32 team channels are available in vehicles equipped with SiriusXM’s latest-generation 360L radios.
For a schedule of NHL games on SiriusXM go to SiriusXM.ca/NHL.
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio will continue to cover NHL news and events from around the league, delivering game analysis from experts and insiders and interviews with coaches, players and executives.
“Hockey fans are among the most passionate sports fans, and our long-term relationship with the NHL enables us to deliver those fans across North America comprehensive access to the league, offering them live broadcasts of every game and the only 24/7 NHL channel in audio,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content Officer. “Live sports, coupled with great, in-depth sports talk, is one of the key elements of our programming and we are very pleased to be extending our content agreement with the NHL for many more years.”
“We are proud of our longstanding agreement with SiriusXM and are thrilled that it will continue,” said David Proper, NHL Senior Executive Vice President of Media & International Strategy. “SiriusXM has been an important provider of the NHL and has always delivered outstanding hockey coverage around the clock to dedicated fans across the U.S. and Canada. This renewal ensures SiriusXM listeners will never miss a moment of this exciting season and many more to come.”
“Providing our listeners access to the games from their favourite NHL teams, whether they’re in the car or listening through the SXM App, is very important to us,” said Mark Redmond, President and CEO, SiriusXM Canada. “We’re also looking forward to another season of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio continuing to provide the most in depth and entertaining coverage from the hosts and insiders our subscribers love.”
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio will be offering listeners comprehensive coverage of the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend live from Sunrise, Florida, Feb. 2 – 4. For the first time, SiriusXM will produce and air the exclusive national audio broadcast of the Honda NHL All-Star Game on Saturday, Feb. 4 (coverage begins at 2 pm ET). Steve Kouleas will be the play-by-play voice, Gord Stellick will be the colour analyst and Scott Laughlin will be conducting interviews with both teams from the bench. SiriusXM’s NHL All-Star Weekend coverage will also include interviews with players and coaches from Media Day on Thursday, Feb 2 (coverage beginning at 3 pm ET), as well as a live broadcast of the NHL All-Star Skills presented by DraftKings Sportsbook on Friday, February 3 (coverage starting at 6 pm ET), with Kouleas, Stellick and Laughlin on the call.