TORONTO (September 10, 2014) Toronto Maple Leafs fans will get an early look at their beloved team for the upcoming 2014-15 NHL season, as Sportsnet delivers live national coverage of three pre-season games. The action kicks off Friday, Sept. 26 as Toronto visits the Buffalo Sabres at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE.
Sportsnet’s Toronto Maple Leafs 2014-15 pre-season broadcast schedule is as follows:
Friday, Sept. 26
- Toronto @ Buffalo, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
Sunday, Sept. 28
- Buffalo @ Toronto, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)
Friday, Oct. 3
- Detroit @ Toronto, 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT (Sportsnet* and Sportsnet 590 The FAN)
Sportsnet and Rogers will broadcast 56 Toronto Maple Leafs games on television (40 national and 16 regional) and 41 games on radio on Sportsnet 590 The FAN this season. Also starting this season, fans with a regional Sportsnet subscription with a participating BDU can live stream Toronto Maple Leafs regional games via Rogers™ NHL GameCentre LIVE™, available through www.rogers.com/nhl and the NHL mobile app on computers, phones and tablets this October. In addition to Toronto Maple Leaf regional broadcasts, the NHL on Sportsnet will deliver more than 500 national and regional regular season NHL games across nine networks, including CBC, City, Sportsnet (East, Ontario, West, and Pacific), Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360, and FX Canada, while Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE will deliver more than 1,000 regular season games and the entire Stanley Cup Playffs. The NHL on Sportsnet has exclusive Canadian broadcast coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Stanley Cup Final, NHL All-Star Game, NHL Draft Lottery, NHL Draft, and the NHL Awards. Sportsnet is also the official regional television broadcast rights holder for the Toronto Maple Leafs (including radio rights on Sportsnet 590 The FAN), Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens and Calgary Flames (including radio rights on Sportsnet 960 The FAN).
* Television channel allocation TBD
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