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Sportsnet Takes Hockey Fans End-To-End with Hockey Central Trade Deadline, Feb. 25

February 21, 2019

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TORONTO (February 21, 2019) As the trade buzz gets louder and the clock continues to tick down, Sportsnet’s lineup of hockey experts are gearing up to deliver nine hours of breaking NHL news, analysis and exclusive interviews with Hockey Central Trade Deadline, live on Monday, Feb. 25.

Waking up with hockey fans coast-to-coast, Canada’s home of hockey is lacing up for multiplatform NHL Trade Deadline coverage beginning at 5:30 a.m. ET on the Sportsnet Radio Network and 8 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. PT on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW. As the 3 p.m. ET deadline looms, hockey fans can also stay on top of the latest news on and the Sportsnet app.

Sportsnet’s extensive Hockey Central Trade Deadline coverage on television, radio and digital includes:

Television – Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW

Anchored from the Hockey Central studios in Toronto, Sportsnet’s all-star roster of NHL insiders brings fans breaking news and expert analysis throughout Monday’s marathon broadcast.

Stationed around the league, Sportsnet’s lineup of reporters brings hockey fans to ice level with the latest news from their favourite Canadian teams:

  • Montreal Canadiens – Nikki Reyes reports from New Jersey as the Habs prepare for their matchup with the Devils.
  • Ottawa Senators – Kyle Bukauskas delivers updates from the Sens locker room during their off-day.
  • Toronto Maple Leafs – Shawn McKenzie keeps Leafs fans up-to-date before action gets underway vs. Buffalo.
  • Winnipeg Jets – Sean Reynolds provides insight into the Jets moves leading up to the deadline.
  • Edmonton Oilers – Gene Principe reports on the Oilers’ moves before their game in Nashville.
  • Calgary Flames – Ryan Leslie delivers the latest Flames news from the road.
  • Vancouver Canucks – Dan Murphy keeps tabs on the Canucks’ movements before puck drop at Rogers Arena.

Following the deadline, hockey fans can join Tim & Sid for a complete recap of the action from around the NHL, beginning at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW.

Radio – The Sportsnet Radio Network

From sun-up to the deadline, Sportsnet’s radio broadcast teams keep Canada’s hockey fans up-to-date with breaking news, expert guests and engaging conversation.

  • Sportsnet 590 The FAN – Toronto
    • Coverage kicks off at 5:30 a.m. ET with Sportsnet’s Starting Lineup.
    • Throughout the day, Toronto’s all-sports station breaks down the biggest signings for Canada’s teams, leading up to Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown from 4-7 p.m. ET.
  • Sportsnet 960 The FAN – Calgary
    • In Calgary, The FAN brings listeners day-long trade deadline coverage starting at 5:30 a.m. MT with Boomer and Warrener in the Morning through to The Big Show and concluding at 10 p.m. MT.
    • On-air and online, The FAN keeps Calgary sports fans up-to-date on key trades with a special focus on the Flames.
  • Sportsnet 650 – Vancouver
    • Delivering the news that matters most to Vancouver’s hockey fans, Sportsnet 650’s coverage kicks off at 5:30 a.m. PT with Sportsnet’s Starting Lineup.
    • From the morning commute to the afternoon drive, the station’s lineup of experts breakdown the latest moves out of the Canucks head office and around the NHL.

Digital – and Sportsnet app

The ultimate online destination for Canadian hockey fans, and the Sportsnet app are a one-stop-shop for all the Trade Deadline news.

  • Trade Tracker: Real-time breaking updates and action leading up to and on Trade Deadline day.
  • Trade Deadline Live Blog: NHL editor Rory Boylen keeps fans up-to-date with instant analysis, news, rumours and all the deals throughout the day.
  • Comprehensive Analysis and Coverage:
  • Fans can keep their finger on the pulse of the NHL action with news, infographics, real-time Insider analysis videos, end-of-day recaps and more on Sportsnet’s Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts.

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