EastLink Shoots, Scores with Special Broadcast of CBC'S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA Pittsburgh/Philadelphia Game Four Round One Playoff Match-up



    HALIFAX, April 20 /CNW/ - Fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins and
Philadelphia Flyers will face-off Tuesday night as EastLink delivers a special
broadcast of a Round One game from the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on CBC to
viewers across Atlantic Canada.
    EastLink Digital Cable customers can catch Game Four of CBC's broadcast
of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series between Pittsburgh and
Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, on digital cable channel 539 at 8:00
p.m. (AST). EastLink, the CBC and CHEX TV are working together to ensure
viewers have access to the next game in this exciting series.
    "We are pleased to be working with CBC to provide this game to our
customers - particularly those fans of Atlantic Canada fan favourite and local
hockey hero - Sidney Crosby," says Ian Lezama, Director of Marketing,
EastLink. "Through investments in our network we have the flexibility to
deliver the best viewing experience, which in this case means more hockey."
    The game will be broadcast across the majority of EastLink service areas
in Atlantic Canada where EastLink Digital Cable is available.
    Fans of the Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues don't have to worry
about missing Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinal series as it
airs on the CBC National Network at 9:00 p.m. (AST).
    For information on game availability or EastLink Digital Cable visit
eastlink.ca.

    About EastLink

    Operating from its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, EastLink has the
distinction of having been the first cable company in Canada to enter the
telephone market, and the first communications and entertainment company in
North America to combine cable, Internet and telephone service in a
communications and entertainment bundle. At EastLink, creativity, ingenuity
and innovation are the driving forces behind our great products and services.
More than 1,150 employees provide a range of communications, entertainment,
television & advertising services to residential, business and public sector
customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario and Quebec. EastLink has been recognized
as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for the past three years. For
more information on EastLink, please visit eastlink.ca.




For further information:

For further information: Paula Sibley Fox, Communications Specialist,
EastLink, (902) 446-1939, Fax: (902) 453-2118,
paula.sibleyfox@corp.eastlink.ca


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