SiriusXM Welcomes Back Fans for Start of 2012-13 NHL Season
NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NHL®, will welcome back fans for the start of the 2012-13 NHL season with an extensive schedule of play-by-play through the regular season and Stanley Cup® Playoffs, plus daily hockey talk on the SiriusXM NHL Network Radio(TM) channel.
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SiriusXM will broadcast all 13 games live on Opening Day this Saturday, January 19. Throughout the season, subscribers will have access to an extensive schedule of regular-season games and all playoff games through the Stanley Cup Final on XM channels 204-206, 212-216 and 92 and Sirius Premier channels 211-220 and 207.
Opening Day NHL games on SiriusXM: (All times ET)
Saturday, January 19 XM Sirius
3:00 pm Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia 212 211*
3:00 pm Ottawa @ Winnipeg 213 212*
3:00 pm Chicago @ Los Angeles 92 207*
7:00 pm NY Rangers @ Boston 212 211*
7:00 pm Toronto @ Montreal 92 207*
7:00 pm New Jersey @ NY Islanders 213 212*
7:00 pm Washington @ Tampa Bay 214 213*
7:30 pm Carolina @ Florida 215 214*
8:00 pm Detroit @ St. Louis 216 215*
8:00 pm Columbus @ Nashville 204 216*
8:00 pm Phoenix @ Dallas 205 217*
9:00 pm Colorado @ Minnesota 206 218*
10:00 pm Anaheim @ Vancouver 92 207*
* Access to this channel requires a Sirius Premier subscription.
NHL play-by-play is available to XM and Sirius Premier subscribers. Those subscribers who have SiriusXM Internet Radio access in addition to their satellite radio subscription can also listen to NHL games on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online. Weekly schedules with SiriusXM channel assignments can be found at www.siriusxm.com/nhl.
"With the puck about to drop on a new season, hockey fans will once again find that SiriusXM offers them exceptional coverage of their favorite teams and everything happening around the league," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "And with all of our NHL programming - including the games and the 24/7 SiriusXM NHL Network Radio(TM) channel - available on satellite radios and on handheld devices through the SiriusXM App, SiriusXM subscribers can get the NHL anytime, everywhere."
In addition to live games, SiriusXM offers the 24/7 hockey talk radio channel, SiriusXM NHL Network Radio(TM), available nationwide on channel 92 on XM and channel 207 on Sirius Premier. SiriusXM NHL Network Radio(TM) features live play-by-play, plus hockey talk, news and analysis on shows hosted by Hall of Famer Phil Esposito and hockey experts Peter Berce, Mick Kern, Scott Laughlin, Mike Ross, Jim "Boomer" Gordon, Jamie Shalley, Joe Thistel and others.
This Friday, January 18, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm ET, Scott Laughlin and LA Kings radio analyst Daryl Evans will host a special season preview live from the L.A. Kings' training facility in El Segundo, CA, where they will interview coaches and players from the reigning Stanley Cup Champions and discuss storylines from around the League.
On Tuesday, January 22, SiriusXM's Chris "Mad Dog" Russo will host a special NHL edition of his show, Mad Dog Unleashed, live from 2:00 to 4:00 pm ET from the NHL Powered by Reebok Store in midtown Manhattan. Russo will sit down for an in-store interview with New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, the NHL's reigning Vezina Trophy winner, and will talk with NHL insiders and fans about the season ahead. Mad Dog Unleashed airs every weekday afternoon on Mad Dog Radio (SiriusXM channel 86).
For more information on SiriusXM's NHL programming visit www.siriusxm.com/nhl.
About Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 23.9 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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