Wednesday, August 15, 2007

TSN and CBC release NHL broadcast schedules for 2007-08

Today is an exciting day: TSN and CBC just released their broadcast schedules for the upcoming season.

NHL on TSN is going to broadcast 70 games this season to a national audience, 40 games of which will feature a Canadian team (3 games will be all-Canadian), and 75% of the weekly Wednesday Night Hockey games will have Canadian content. In addition, TSN broadcasts one-half of the games in the first three rounds of the playoffs.

Here's the breakdown by team:

Montreal Canadiens: 13 games
Toronto Maple Leafs: 7 games (with more games broadcast in the GTA)
Ottawa Senators: 6 games
Calgary Flames: 6 games
Edmonton Oilers: 6 games
Vancouver Canucks: 5 games

Other highlights in the schedule include:
- 8 doubleheaders
- 13 Pittsburgh Penguins games.

Hockey Night in Canada will kick off its 55th season on September 29th in London, England with Anaheim and Los Angeles. HNIC will broadcast a record 85 games this season, not including their extensive coverage of the playoffs and exclusive coverage of the Stanley Cup Finals.

The HNIC schedule will include:
- 18 regional matchups
- 23 all-Canadian games
- 10 afternoon games
- 7 tripleheaders
- 2007 Hall of Fame Game (Nov 10)
- 56th All-Star Game, YoungStars Game, and Super Skills Competition in Atlanta (Jan 26/27)
- Hockey Day in Canada (Feb 9)

In addition, viewers will have the choice of which game to watch, as all games/pre-game shows/post-game shows will be streamed live and on-demand on

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Its more like Hockey Night In Toronto, that's all the nation will see. There are other teams in Canada as well CBC!!!