TWO WHL GAMES ON SPORTSNET IN DECEMBERNov 29, 2012 - 04:15 MST
TORONTO, ON - Sportsnet continues to bolster its live hockey coverage in December with the addition of two Wednesday night CHL match-ups on Dec. 5 and 12. On Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, Olivier Archambault and the Voltigeurs de Drummondville take on Xavier Ouellet and the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada in a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League showdown on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West, and Pacific. Subban makes his second appearance as a Sportsnet guest analyst that night, joining play-by-play man Broadhead and analyst Cosentino in the broadcast booth at the Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseauin Boisbriand,QC. HOCKEY CENTRAL host Daren Millard will be joined by analysts Kypreos and Cox for pre-game and intermission analysis in the Sportsnet studio.
On Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, the Kelowna Rockets, led by Colton Sissons, visit Ty Rimmer and the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West, and Pacific. The HOCKEY CENTRAL team of Marek, Kypreos and Cox will provide pre-game and intermission analysis while Broadhead and Cosentino return to the broadcast booth to provide play-by-play and analysis, respectively, and Roger Millions hosts from rinkside.
As Canada’s premiere destination for all things CHL, Sportsnet will broadcast more than 45 CHL games during the 2012-13 season, including a game every Friday night during the regular season and playoffs, the six game Subway Super Series, the 2013 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game and the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup. In addition to CHL coverage, Sportsnet continues to be home to live hockey in December with can’t-miss American Hockey League broadcasts, featuring appearances by current and future NHL stars.
Please see below for Sportsnet’s CHL schedule confirmed to date. Sportsnet will announce the match-ups for its Friday Night Hockey broadcasts following Dec. 14 as soon as they become available.
CHL Broadcast Schedule
- · Friday, Nov. 30, 2012
Windsor @ Kitchener, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West, and Pacific)
- Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
Drummondville @ Blainville-Boisbriand, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West, and Pacific)
- Friday, Dec. 7, 2012
Niagara @ London, 7 p.m. ET//4 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West, and Pacific)
- Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012
Kelowna @ Lethbridge, 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West, and Pacific)
- Friday, Dec. 14, 2012
Victoria @ Red Deer, 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West, and Pacific)
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