Fan 960 and Calgary Flames extend broadcast agreement
Apr 16, 2008 News Releases
CALGARY, April 15 /CNW/ - The Fan 960, Calgary's only 24/7 all sports radio station, announced today that they have extended their broadcast agreement with the Calgary Flames Hockey Club. The Calgary Flames are the number one sports team in Calgary and Southern Alberta. The Fan 960 is also extending its broadcasting agreement with the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League. "We are delighted to continue our long-standing relationship with the Calgary Flames Hockey Club," said Kevin McKanna, Executive Vice President, Rogers Radio, Alberta and Manitoba. "We are proud to bring hockey fans in Calgary and Southern Alberta the play-by-play, home and away games, of the Calgary Flames all season." Rogers Broadcasting is part of Rogers Media, a division of Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI). Rogers Media operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 52 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Television properties include 5 Citytv stations as well as the OMNI multicultural television stations. Rogers Sportsnet, Canada's live event leader, offers viewers five channels and Sportsnet HD and the Shopping Channel is a televised and Internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité and Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. All media properties are integrated with their own popular web sites. Rogers Media also owns The Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, a year-round sports and entertainment facility.