New shows, expert insiders and live play-by-play of every NHL® game via satellite, online and the SiriusXM app
TORONTO, September 30, 2019 – SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company and the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NHL®, today announced comprehensive coverage of the 2019-20 NHL® season, right through the Stanley Cup® Final. SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ (ch. 91) will bring subscribers across North America the best insight, expert analysis and live-play-play of every game starting Monday, September 30 with an exclusive season preview.
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ is entering its 15th season offering listeners all the action across the ice and behind-the-scenes, and welcomes new shows, hosts and more in 2019-20. Starting the day, the all-new morning show with Gord Stellick and Scott Laughlin begins at 7 am ET every weekday and welcomes former NHLer Mike Johnson throughout the week.
Joining Stellick and Laughlin will be the regular roster of listener favourites plus new hosts, including: Steve Kouleas, Boomer Gordon, NHL® Alumnus Matthew Barnaby, Mick Kern, Dave McCarthy, Michelle Sturino, and Jonathan Davis. Expert insiders Bob McKenzie, Brian Burke, Elliotte Friedman, Pierre McGuire, Mike Rupp, Pierre LeBrun and Jeff Marek also return every week for another season.
The season opens on Wednesday, October 2 with an action-packed schedule of four games including the Toronto Maple Leafs hosting the Ottawa Senators while the Vancouver Canucks visit the Edmonton Oilers. Defending Stanley Cup® champions the St. Louis Blues will face the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights will host the San Jose Sharks. Listeners can access all games on SiriusXM radios and authenticated subscribers can also get SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ programming on the SiriusXM app and On Demand.
SiriusXM offers play-by-play channels dedicated to the official radio broadcasts of every NHL® team, giving 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).
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.
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, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, PGA, CFL and more.
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ABOUT THE NHL
The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, consists of 31 Member Clubs and proudly welcomes its 32nd franchise, based in Seattle, for the 2021-22 season. Each team roster reflects the League’s international makeup with players from more than 20 countries represented, all vying for the most cherished and historic trophy in professional sports – the Stanley Cup®. Gary Bettman has served the NHL as Commissioner since February 1, 1993 and has guided the world’s top professional hockey league to more than $5 billion in annual revenues and partnerships with more than 40 blue chip corporate sponsors. 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, Yandex in Russia 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™. Having entered the esports world in 2018, the League hosts the NHL Gaming World Championship™ annually, drawing record digital streaming audiences during the 2019 campaign. 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.
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