Sat Dec 29

TORONTO - Sportsnet today announced that the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup host Saskatoon Blades will be featured on the next installment of Friday Night Hockey as they host the Red Deer Rebels on January 11.

Below are the key details of Sportsnet’s AHL broadcast schedule through to January 12:

Friday Night Hockey / CHL

  • Friday, Jan. 11

Red Deer Rebels @ Saskatoon Blades
8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)

  • Wednesday, Jan. 16

2013 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, featuring Sportsnet’s popular hockey analysts Nick Kypreos and Doug MacLean as assistant coaches. The game will be held at Halifax Metro Centreat 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific


  • Friday, Dec. 28

St. John’s IceCaps @ Hamilton Bulldogs                  
7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)

  • Saturday, Dec. 29

Abbotsford Heat @ Chicago Wolves
8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)

  • Saturday, Jan. 5

Rockford IceHogs @ Toronto Marlies
3 p.m. ET/Noon PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)

  • Saturday, Jan. 12

Chicago Wolves @ Abbotsford Heat
10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)

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