Oct 11, 2011
CBC'S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA presents five NHL games this Saturday, all of which are streamed live at CBCSports.ca, regardless of where you are in Canada.
The Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Calgary Flames will be broadcast nationally, outside of select markets, at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers, at 10 p.m. ET.
Fans in Quebec will see the Montreal Canadiens take on the Colorado Avalanche. Ottawa and the Ottawa valley will see the Washington Capitals hosting the Ottawa Senators, while in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and northwestern Ontario, the featured game will be the Winnipeg Jets vs. Phoenix Coyotes. All games are 7 p.m. ET starts.
Pre-game excitement comes via two excellent warm-ups: the new HNIC Game Day show hosted by PJ Stock and Andi Petrillo airs nationally at 5 p.m. ET, while Scotiabank Hockey Tonight with host Ron MacLeansets up all the action just before the pucks drop, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET.
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, plus seven languages for international audiences. In 2011, CBC/Radio-Canada is celebrating 75 years of serving Canadians and being at the centre of the democratic, social and cultural life of Canada.
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James Lamont, Veritas Communications