Rogers announces 2014-15 NHL broadcast schedule
| 23 June 2014
Canadian operator Rogers has unveiled its 2014-15 NHL national broadcast schedule, delivering double the number of games on free over-the-air TV and twice as many Hockey Night in Canada Saturday night games than before.
The season will begin on 8 October with an all-Canada double header. The Montreal Canadiens face off against the Toronto Maple Leafs, followed by the Vancouver Canucks vs. the Calgary Flames.
So far, Rogers has announced 200 national games and will announce its remaining national and regional broadcast schedules in the coming weeks. In total, Rogers will deliver 350 national regular season games across nine networks, including CBC, City, Sportsnet (East, Ontario, West, and Pacific), Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360 and FX Canada.
"The NHL delivered what we believe to be a best-in-class broadcast schedule," said Scott Moore, president of NHL & Sportsnet at Rogers. "This schedule is a hockey fan's dream – the biggest names, classic rivalries, more games on more nights, and more ways to watch. We are looking forward to providing Canadians with the best seat in the house every week of the NHL season."