TSN to broadcast 30 regional Canadiens games this season

TSN.ca Staff
9/8/2011 11:29:38 AM
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Toronto, ON - One of the NHL's most storied franchises once again takes centre stage on TSN, as Canada's Sports Leader delivers regional coverage of 30 Montreal Canadiens games to fans in the team's broadcast region, including Quebec, Atlantic Canada and parts of Eastern Ontario.

The games will be available to Shaw Direct customers on Channels 448 and 392 in High Definition and on Channel 135 and 467 in Standard Definition.  TSN's regional Canadiens games continue to be available on Bell TV on channels 1402 in HD and 402 in SD. 

TSN's regional coverage of the Canadiens kicks off Thursday, Oct. 13 with an all-Canadian match-up featuring Calgary at Montreal at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt.  Highlights of the Canadiens' regional schedule on TSN include nine games against other Canadian clubs and three games versus the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins. 


Calling the majority of Canadiens regional games on TSN this season are play-by-play commentator Dave Randorf and game analyst Mike Johnson.

TSN's regional games complement the 15 Montreal match-ups that were previously announced as part of TSN's 151-game national NHL broadcast package. In addition to TSN's Canadiens coverage, the network's French-language counterpart, RDS, will broadcast the Montreal Canadiens' entire 82-game regular season schedule, plus the playoffs and the Stanley Cup® Final.

Bell Media's THE TEAM 990 in Montreal also has live coverage of all Canadiens pre-season, regular season and playoff games as the official radio voice of the Habs. In the broadcast booth for all Canadiens games on THE TEAM 990 is play-by-play commentator John Bartlett.

Carey Price (Photo: Francois Lacasse/Getty Images)


(Photo: Francois Lacasse/Getty Images)
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