Sportsnet Advisory: NHL on Sportsnet, This Weekend Hockey Night in Canada & Rogers Hometown Hockey Feb 7 & 8

TORONTO (February 6, 2015) Below are the broadcast details and channel allocations for this weekend’s editions of Hockey Night in Canada and Rogers Hometown Hockey. All games are available on Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE.


Saturday, Feb. 7


5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT – Hockey Central (Sportsnet East, West, Ontario, Pacific & 360)

Host: Jeff Marek; Studio Analysts: John Shannon and P.J. Stock


6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT – Hockey Central Saturday (CBC and City excluding Toronto)

Host: George Stroumboulopoulos; Studio Analysts: Elliotte Friedman, Kelly Hrudey and Nick Kypreos


Special Features: Following Gordie Howe’s final public appearance at the Kinsmen Sports Celebrity Dinner in Saskatoon on Friday night, Hockey Night in Canada talks with the Howe sons, Mark and Marty, and hears from Wayne Gretzky and other NHL stars who attended the dinner alongside Mr. Hockey. Also, Stroumboulopoulos sits down with Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Andrew Ference of the Edmonton Oilers.


7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Hockey Night in Canada

Host: Stroumboulopoulos; Studio Analysts: Friedman, Hrudey and Kypreos


Coach’s Corner: Don Cherry and Ron MacLean (first intermission)


Edmonton Oilers @ Toronto Maple Leafs (CBC) (OMNI – Punjabi)

Play-by-play: Paul Romanuk; Game Analysts: Glenn Healy and Mike Johnson; Reporter: Scott Oake


New Jersey Devils @ Montreal Canadiens (City)

Play-by-play: Dave Randorf; Game Analyst: Garry Galley; Reporter: David Amber


Columbus Blue Jackets @ Ottawa Senators (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)

Play-by-play: John Bartlett; Game Analysts: Greg Millen; Reporter: Shawn McKenzie


New York Islanders @ Boston Bruins (FX)


10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT – Hockey Night in Canada

Pittsburgh Penguins @ Vancouver Canucks (CBC)(OMNI – Punjabi)

Play-by-play: Jim Hughson; Game Analyst: Craig Simpson; Reporter: Cassie Campbell-Pascall


1 a.m. ET / 10 p.m. PT

Hockey Night in Canada Post-Game (CBC)

Host: Stroumboulopoulos; Studio Analysts: Friedman, Hrudey and Kypreos



Sunday, Feb. 8


7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Rogers Hometown Hockey (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West & Pacific), Live from St. John’s, NFLD

Host: Ron MacLean; Reporters: Jennifer Botterill


Ron MacLean will be joined in studio by guests Stephen Brunt and Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea. Sunday’s broadcast will also include a special feature on St. John’s very own Bob Cole.


 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT – Rogers Hometown Hockey (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West & Pacific)

Montreal Canadiens @ Boston Bruins

Play-by-play: Bob Cole; Game Analyst: Galley; Reporter: Christine Simpson


Host: Ron MacLean; Reporters: Botterill


*NOTE: Commentator schedule is subject to change. 



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