- Two-hour preview headlined by Canadian home team features and the return of the Strategy Room with Marek, Kypreos, MacLean, McSorley and Turco-
- HOCKEY CENTRAL TONIGHT premieres Monday, Oct. 14 with nightly weekday coverage -
- Sportsnet magazine’s NHL preview on newsstands now –
TORONTO (Friday, Sept. 27) We know hockey. The 2013-14 NHL season is set to hit the ice, and Sportsnet’s HOCKEY CENTRAL team is primed to deliver a season’s worth of the best hockey news coverage and analysis from the biggest names in the business. Coverage skates into action on Monday, Sept. 30 with the power-packed, two-hour HOCKEY CENTRAL Season Preview show at 8 p.m. local time on Sportsnet ONE.
Led by Sportsnet’s talented roster of analysts and experts for the 2013-14 season – including former NHL players, general managers, executives, and award-winning journalists – the special highlights the burning questions and key storylines emerging ahead of the season, featuring coast-to-coast analysis on what Canadian fans can expect from their home teams heading into the new season.
Below are the key details of Sportsnet’s HOCKEY CENTRAL Season Preview, as well as HOCKEY CENTRAL’s multiplatform coverage of the 2013-14 NHL season:
HOCKEY CENTRAL Season Preview Show
HOCKEY CENTRAL TONIGHT
Digital – sportsnet.ca
Radio – Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet 960 The FAN
HOCKEY CENTRAL @ Noon
Sportsnet is the official regional television broadcast rights holder for the Calgary Flames (including radio rights on Sportsnet 960 The FAN), Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs (including radio rights on Sportsnet 590 The FAN), Ottawa Senators, and Vancouver Canucks.
All season long, Sportsnet will keep fans connected to their home team first with more Canadian NHL team games on TV than any other broadcaster, in addition to unparalleled 360° coverage of the country’s beloved sport on sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet magazine, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Sportsnet 960 The FAN and Sportsnet Mobile.
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