CBC's Hockey Night in Canada Radio on Sirius Satellite Radio returns for second season, Sept. 29



    
    Mike Milbury and Marc Crawford newest members of HNIC Radio, which
    features new extended 3-hour daily broadcast; Jeff Marek & co. to
    broadcast from CBC Toronto's Front Street CBC Sports set during week one
    

    TORONTO, Sept. 26 /CNW/ - CBC'S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA continues another
chapter in its longstanding history of hockey broadcasting excellence on
Monday, Sept. 29th, with the launch of the second season of HNIC Radio
exclusively on SIRIUS Satellite Radio. Season two will feature even more
marquee interviews, intelligent hockey talk, and all the breaking news from
the world of hockey, as HNIC Radio on SIRIUS expands its broadcast time to
three hours, airing from 4-7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday on SIRIUS
Satellite Radio's Channels 122 and 97, beginning Sept. 29. (Encore broadcast
immediately following from 7-10 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday, on SIRIUS Satellite
Radio's Channels 122 and 97).
    Jeff Marek returns as the host of HNIC Radio on SIRIUS, alongside
rotating co-hosts and analysts Ron MacLean, Kelly Hrudey, Craig Simpson,
Elliotte Friedman, Cassie Campbell, Scott Morrison - and the legendary
Don Cherry. P.J. Stock and the two newest members of CBC'S HOCKEY NIGHT IN
CANADA broadcast team, Mike Milbury and Marc Crawford, will also provide their
own unique perspective on all NHL-related matters this season on HNIC Radio on
SIRIUS.
    Starting the week of Sept. 29, HNIC Radio on SIRIUS hits the ground
running, providing listeners with all of the latest news from NHL training
camps as well as intriguing stories and happenings from the off-season. Fans
are invited to drop by the Front Street CBC Sports set inside the CBC building
in Toronto from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 between 4 and 7 p.m. ET, as HNIC Radio on
SIRIUS gears up for hockey's return with live broadcasts throughout the week.
Special guests will include Mike Gartner, Mike Murphy, Pierre Lebrun,
George Stroumboulopoulos and Peter Mansbridge - as well as regular members of
the HNIC Radio on SIRIUS broadcast team: Ron MacLean, Kelly Hrudey,
Mike Milbury, Marc Crawford, P.J. Stock, Elliotte Friedman, Mark Lee and a
special appearance by Don Cherry.
    Hockey fans can visit CBCSports.ca 24 hours a day, seven days a week for
live and on-demand video streaming of all games as well as comprehensive NHL
coverage, including weekly columns from CBC'S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA
personalities, breaking news, in-depth reports, broadcast schedules and more.

    CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its
largest cultural institutions. With 28 services offered on Radio, Television,
the Internet, satellite radio, digital audio, as well as through its record
and music distribution service and wireless WAP and SMS messaging services,
CBC/Radio-Canada is available how, where, and when Canadians want it.

    About SIRIUS Canada

    SIRIUS is Canada's number one choice for satellite radio with 120
full-time channels broadcast from studios in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and
New York. SIRIUS offers 100% commercial-free music plus premium sports, news,
talk and entertainment programming from North America's most recognizable and
respected personalities and brands. SIRIUS offers listeners unparalleled
coast-to-coast signal coverage and digital quality sound broadcast from three
high-orbit satellites.
    SIRIUS is the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the CFL, NFL, NASCAR
and NLL and broadcasts live play-by-play games of the CFL, NFL and NLL. SIRIUS
is also the exclusive satellite radio home of CBC's Hockey Night in Canada
Radio. In addition, SIRIUS broadcasts live NASCAR races, the Wimbledon Tennis
Championships as well as Barclays English Premier League and UEFA Champions
League soccer.
    SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are available in
more than 3,500 retail locations, including Best Buy, Canadian Tire, Centre
Hi-Fi, Costco, Dumoulin, Future Shop, Home Hardware, London Drugs, Staples,
The Source By Circuit City, Visions, Wal-Mart and 2001 Audio Video. All SIRIUS
programming is available for a monthly subscription fee of only $14.99.
    SIRIUS Canada's automotive partners include Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley,
BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Jaguar, Jeep, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda,
Mercedes Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Pana-Pacific, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen,
Volvo and the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). SIRIUS automotive
partners make up nearly 60 per cent of light vehicle sales in Canada.
    Click on www.sirius.ca to listen to SIRIUS live, or to purchase a SIRIUS
radio and subscription.





For further information:

For further information: For CBC information, contact: James Lamont,
James.Lamont@mediaprofile.com, Media Profile, Toronto, (416) 342-1818, Mobile,
(416) 859-5870; For SIRIUS Satellite Radio Canada information, contact:
Michelle Cameirao, mcameirao@highroad.com, High Road Communications, (416)
644-2255; Jeff Roman, jroman@siriuscanada.ca, (416) 346-5157

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