TORONTO, December 21, 2018 – SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, today announced that coverage of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, hosted in Vancouver and Victoria, will air live on SiriusXM. In partnership with host radio broadcaster TSN Radio, SiriusXM subscribers can access all Team Canada and Team US games, plus the Quarter-Final, Semi Final, and Gold Medal Game on Canada Talks (ch. 167) and SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ (ch. 91). Games start Wednesday, December 26.
Listeners can kick off the action with the World Juniors’ Preview Show, starting December 26 at 4 pm ET with prospects analysts Shane Malloy and Russ Cohen. Daily coverage and analysis will be provided by Gord Stellick and Rob Simpson, hosts of SiriusXM’s Stellick & Simmer in the Morning, plus SiriusXM’s Steve Kouleas, Scott Laughlin, Matthew Barnaby, Mike Johnson and TSN’s Bob McKenzie. TSN Radio’s Jon Abbott will provide live play-by-play, with host Blake Price and colour commentator Dave Tomlinson.
“We’re excited to once again give our subscribers access to every Team Canada game, plus every Team US game and more from the World Juniors,” said John Lewis, SVP, Programming, SiriusXM Canada. “Wherever they are, they can access the games and be part of the action as the country cheers on the next generation of hockey stars.”
SiriusXM subscribers will be able to listen to the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to SiriusXM.ca/streaming to learn more.
Coverage of the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship is part of SiriusXM’s comprehensive lineup of nearly every major sport, including NHL, NFL, NASCAR, MLB, NBA, PGA, CFL and more.
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SiriusXM Canada contact:
Kayla J. Schwartz
Senior Manager, Communications