Subscribers get access to all the action, including live play-by-play of every NHL game
TORONTO, October 2, 2018 – SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company and the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NHL®, today announced full coverage of the 2018-19 NHL® season, right through the Stanley Cup® Final. Starting Wednesday, October 3, SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ (ch. 91) will offer subscribers across North America the best hockey talk, analysis and live-play-play available on broadcast.
The NHL heads into its 101st birthday on October 3 with four games scheduled including the Montreal Canadiens facing the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena and the Vancouver Canucks hosting the Calgary Flames at Rogers Arena. All NHL games throughout the season will air nationwide on SiriusXM radios, and are also available on the SiriusXM app and at SiriusXM.ca for authenticated subscribers with the SiriusXM Platinum Plan.
SiriusXM offers play-by-play channels dedicated to the official radio broadcasts of every NHL team, giving its subscribers access to both the home and visiting team broadcasts for every game. French-language broadcasts for all Montreal Canadians and Ottawa Senators games will be available via Influence Franco (ch. 174).
In its 14th season, SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ will welcome new voices to its roster, plus listener favourites including: Gord Stellick, Rob Simpson, Scott Laughlin, Steve Kouleas, Boomer Gordon, Mick Kern, Peter Berce, Rob Higgins, Michelle Sturino, Nick Alberga, and Dave McCarthy, plus NHL Alumnus Mike Johnson and Matthew Barnaby. Expert insiders Jeff Marek, Pierre McGuire, Bob McKenzie and Mike Rupp also return weekly for another season.
All subscribers will get access to every NHL game, starting Wednesday, October 3. Listeners who have SiriusXM Streaming access can also listen to SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ and all NHL games through the Stanley Cup® Final on the SiriusXM app, online and On-Demand. Weekly schedules can be found at siriusxm.ca/sports/nhl.
SiriusXM NHL Network RadioTM 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, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, PGA, CFL and more.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., operating as SiriusXM Canada, is the country’s leading entertainment company. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; and exclusive talk and entertainment. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.ca.
SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.
SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies nine years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member.
ABOUT THE NHL
The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, consists of 31 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League’s international makeup with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters, vying for the most cherished and historic trophy in professional sports – the Stanley Cup®. Every year, the NHL entertains more than 670 million fans in-arena and through its partners on national television and radio; more than 151 million followers – league, team and player accounts combined – across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube; and more than 100 million fans online at NHL.com. The League broadcasts games in more than 160 countries and territories through its rightsholders including NBC/NBCSN and the NHL Network in the U.S., Sportsnet and TVA in Canada, Viasat in the Nordic Region and CCTV and Tencent in China. The NHL reaches fans worldwide with games available online in every country including via its live and on-demand streaming service NHL.TV™. Fans are engaged across the League’s digital assets on mobile devices via the free NHL® App; across nine social media platforms; on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio; and on NHL.com, available in eight languages and featuring unprecedented access to player and team statistics as well as every regular-season and playoff game box score dating back to the League’s inception, powered by SAP. The NHL is committed to building healthy and vibrant communities through the sport of hockey by increasing youth participation and engagement; fostering positive family experiences; promoting inclusion, positive culture and leadership; and supporting sustainable community impact.
NHL and the NHL Shield are registered trademarks and NHL Network Radio is a trademark of the National Hockey League. © NHL 2018. All Rights Reserved.
SiriusXM Canada contact:
Kayla J. Schwartz
Senior Manager, Communications