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Sportsnet Goes Live from Parliament Hill

December 12, 2017

News Releases

– Broadcasts from the capital begin with Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey –

– Tim and Sid air live on-location Thursday and Friday –

– Puck drops for Scotiabank NHL 100 Classic Saturday at Lansdowne Park –

TORONTO (December 12, 2017) Sportsnet heads into the capital this week as the hockey world prepares for the first outdoor game of the 2017-18 season, the Scotiabank NHL 100 Classic on Saturday, Dec. 16 between the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators. Sportsnet has all the lead-up covered, as the full roster of hosts, analysts and reporters will be on the ground in Ottawa, broadcasting live from Parliament Hill beginning Wednesday, Dec. 13. Hockey Central kicks things off as Daren Millard and analysts Elliotte Friedman and Doug MacLean tee up a Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey doubleheader hosted on-site from Parliament Hill. Tim and Sid then arrive in the nation’s capital for live shows on-location Thursday and Friday. The festivities culminate with Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday, headlined by the Scotiabank NHL 100 Classic outdoor showdown between the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators live from Lansdowne Park on Sportsnet and CBC. Through it all, Sportsnet Central will keep fans in the know with regular reports from Kyle Bukauskas during the course of the week. Below are the broadcast details and channel allocations for Sportsnet’s week on Parliament Hill. All games listed are available to stream live on Rogers NHL LIVE with all on-air content also available on Sportsnet NOW. Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT – Hockey Central (Sportsnet)
  • Host: Millard; Panelists: Friedman and MacLean
7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTNew York Rangers @ Ottawa Senators (Sportsnet) 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT – Nashville Predators @ Vancouver Canucks (Sportsnet) Thursday, Dec. 14 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT – Tim and Sid from Parliament Hill (Sportsnet)
  • Hosts Tim Micallef and Sid Seixeiro take their show outdoors to cover all the top stories making news in the world of sports – as only they can. With a number of special guests lined up Tim and Sid will keep fans up-to-date on the sports stories that matter most to Canadians, as well as set the stage for Saturday’s Scotiabank NHL 100 Classic.
Friday, Dec. 15 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT – Tim and Sid from Parliament Hill (Sportsnet)
  • Guests: Ron MacLean and NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly
Saturday, Dec. 16 – Hockey Night in Canada   6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT – Hockey Central Saturday (Sportsnet, CBC and City) *Panel live on-location from Lansdowne Park 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Scotiabank NHL 100 Classic: Montreal Canadiens @ Ottawa Senators (Sportsnet and CBC)
  • Play-by-play: Jim Hughson; Game Analysts: Craig Simpson and Galley; Reporter: Bukauskas
  • Musical performances: Tim Hicks (pre-game) and Bryan Adams (second intermission)
7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Winnipeg Jets @ St. Louis Blues (City) 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT – Nashville Predators @ Calgary Flames (Sportsnet and CBC) *Panel live on-location from Parliament Hill Social Media Links: Official website, Sportsnet www.sportsnet.ca Sportsnet NOW website, www.sportsnet.ca/now/ Join the conversation: #UnitedBySport Like Sportsnet www.Facebook.com/Sportsnet Follow Sportsnet on Twitter @Sportsnet Follow Sportsnet on Instagram @Sportsnet Follow Daren Millard @darenmillard Follow Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC Follow Doug MacLean @DougMaclean Follow Kyle Bukauskas @SNkylebukauskas Follow Dave Randorf @DaveRandorf Follow Arash Madani @ArashMadani Follow John Garrett @SNJohnGarrett Follow Dan Murphy @sportsnetmurph Follow Tim Micallef @tim_micallef Follow Sid Seixeiro @Sid_Seixeiro Follow Tim & Sid @timandsid Follow Ron MacLean @RonMacLeanCBC Follow Kelly Hrudey @KellyHrudey Follow Nick Kypreos @RealKyper Follow Don Cherry @CoachsCornerCBC Follow Craig Simpson @hnicsimmer Follow Greg Millen @gregmillen Follow Sean Reynolds @snseanreynolds Follow David Amber @DavidAmber Follow Chris Johnston @reporterchris Follow Louie DeBrusk @LouDeBrusk Follow Scott Oake @ScottOake Follow Sportsnet PR @SportsnetPR Follow Rogers NHL LIVE @RogersNHLGCL About Sportsnet Sportsnet is Canada’s #1 sports media brand, uniting Canadians through sport with the content they love, accessible from anywhere.  Delivering world-class storytelling on a local, regional, national and global level, the multiplatform brand consists of Sportsnet, sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Sportsnet 960 The FAN, Sportsnet 650, Sportsnet NOW, and the Sportsnet app.  Sportsnet consists of four regional channels (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific), and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360, and Sportsnet World. Sportsnet is the official Canadian NHL national multimedia rights holder, and is also the official regional television broadcast rights holder for the Calgary Flames (including radio rights on Sportsnet 960 The FAN), Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs (including radio rights on Sportsnet 590 The FAN) and Vancouver Canucks (including radio rights on Sportsnet 650). Sportsnet also has exclusive TV & radio coverage of all 162 Blue Jays games, as well as other MLB games, Toronto Raptors, NBA, Grand Slam of Curling, Rogers Cup, CHL, IndyCar, and extensive soccer programming including Premier League, Bundesliga, FA Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup European Qualifiers. Media Contacts: Jordan Kerbel, jordan.kerbel@rci.rogers.com, (m) 437.995.3880 Sarah Grossman,sarah.grossman@rci.rogers.com, (m) 416.509.9694