Seasoned program director comes on board as SiriusXM NHL Network Radio continues to expand
TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today welcomes Canadian radio veteran Nelson Millman as Program Director of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ (channel 91), produced in partnership with the National Hockey League at SiriusXM Canada's Toronto studios.
With more than 42 years of radio experience, including VP/GM of The Fan 590, a Sportsnet radio channel, Millman brings the sports broadcasting background, strong management capabilities, and passion for hockey required to lead North America's number 1 provider of live NHL audio content. Now available to all Sirius and XM subscribers, SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ provides 24/7 NHL coverage and live game play-by-play, plus expert hockey talk from your favourite hosts, around the League and more.
"We're very pleased to have Nelson on board," said John Lewis, SVP, Programming & Operations, SiriusXM Canada. "With so many years of sports radio under his belt and his tenacious spirit, we are certain he is the right person to continue bringing the best hockey coverage on radio to all of our subscribers."
"Needless to say, as a Canadian, I am thrilled that I will be able to bring interesting and exciting hockey content to the millions of fans across North America," said Millman. "SiriusXM NHL Network Radio brings great hockey talk and games to what I believe are the most passionate fans of any sport and I'm looking forward to continuing to build on the success the channel has had."
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ offers exclusive, expert hockey talk 24/7, plus season long play-by-play action. It joins SiriusXM's comprehensive coverage of every major sport, including NFL, NASCAR, MLB, NBA, PGA, CFL, and more.
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