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TSN Radio 690 to broadcast every Canadiens playoff game

TSN.ca Staff

4/29/2013 3:36:09 PM

As the official radio voice of the Montreal Canadiens, TSN Radio 690 Montreal continues its exclusive English-language coverage of every Habs game throughout the 2013 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS, available live on AM 690 in Montreal and worldwide on TSN.ca/Montreal.
TSN Radio 690's live coverage of the Habs' First Round series kicks off Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. ET with Ottawa @ Montreal (see complete broadcast schedule below). 

Calling the action for the Habs-Ottawa series on TSN Radio 690 station is play-by-play commentator John Bartlett and analyst and former Montreal Canadien and Stanley Cup Champion Sergio Momesso. 

In addition to live game coverage, TSN Radio 690's delivers extensive Habs analysis all day long, following the team from Bell Centre in Montreal to Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. Comprehensive pre-game coverage is hosted on weekdays by Mitch Melnick and on weekends by Ted Bird, while post-game coverage is helmed by Conor McKenna and Tony Marinaro and includes live reaction from the Habs locker room, commentary from the coaches, in-depth analysis, and emails and tweets from fans.

Fans can also follow Habs talk across TSN Radio 690's slate of local programming, including:
• THE MORNING SHOW – Airs weekdays at 6 a.m. ET and is hosted by Elliott Price, Ted Bird and Shaun Starr
• THE MONTREAL FORUM SHOW – Airs weekdays at 10 a.m. ET and hosted by Tony Marinaro, one of the city's premier Montreal Canadiens Insiders
• THE INTERMISSION SHOW – Airs weekdays at 12 noon ET and is hosted by Marinaro and former Canadiens enforcer Chris Nilan
• OFF THE CUFF WITH CHRIS NILAN – Airs weekdays at 1 p.m. ET and is hosted by Nilan
• MELNICK IN THE AFTERNOON – Airs weekdays at 3 p.m. ET and is hosted by respected Montreal radio voice Mitch Melnick. The show hits the road throughout the NHL Playoffs to cover the Habs from every angle.

TSN.ca/Montreal features the HABS REPORT, compiled by Bartlett and the station's lead Canadiens reporter, Jessica Rusnak, and featuring blog posts, interviews, and podcasts showcasing the Canadiens throughout the playoffs.

In addition to Habs playoff games, TSN Radio 690 also features live game broadcasts of select series through all rounds of the 2013 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS.  Fans can visit TSN.ca/Montreal for TSN Radio 690's most up-to-date broadcast schedule.

Broadcast Schedule – Round 1

TSN Radio 690 Montreal's broadcast schedule for the First Round of the 2013 STANLEY CUP® PLAYOFFS is as follows:
• Game 1: Ottawa @ Montreal – Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. ET
• Game 2: Ottawa @ Montreal – Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m. ET
• Game 3: Montreal @ Ottawa – Sunday, May 5 at 7 p.m. ET
• Game 4: Montreal @ Ottawa – Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. ET
• *Game 5: Ottawa @ Montreal – Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. ET
• *Game 6: Montreal @ Ottawa – Saturday, May 11 at TBD
• *Game 7: Ottawa @ Montreal – Sunday, May 12 at TBD