TSN2 Delivers Can't Miss Moments



    
     - TSN2 subscribers treated to thrilling sports television not seen
                               anywhere else -
     - Upcoming TSN2 schedule features exclusive PGA, NHL, NBA and NASCAR
                                   events -
    

    TORONTO, Feb. 10 /CNW/ - Since its launch last fall, TSN2 has been the
exclusive home to some memorable moments in the world of sports. The following
is a list of some of the sports events that only TSN2 subscribers saw:

    
    NHL
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    -   Alexander Ovechkin's thrilling OT winning goal that defeated the New
        York Islanders
    -   The Pittsburgh Penguins' dramatic 7-6 comeback win over the Stanley
        Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings in front of a sold out crowd at Joe
        Louis Arena

    NBA
    ---
    -   A dramatic and heated battle that saw the LA Lakers defeat the
        Boston Celtics in the final seconds of overtime
    -   The Toronto Raptors' Andrea Bargnani's career game against the
        Chicago Bulls that saw the Raptors' Centre score 31 points with 10
        rebounds

    Grand Slam Tennis
    -----------------

    -   Roger Federer's historic fifth championship at the 2008 U.S. Open
    -   Andy Murray's grueling five-set loss to Fernando Verdasco in the
        fourth round of the Australian Open

    UEFA Champions League
    ---------------------
    -   Juventus' impressive victory over Real Madrid in UEFA Champions
        League Action
    

    Sports fans with TSN2 can see even more sports coverage over the next few
weeks. TSN2 will broadcast live coverage of the final round of the AT&T PGA
Pebble Beach National, the NBA All Star Celebrity game and Rookie Challenge,
and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying, along with exclusive NHL action
featuring superstars such as Sidney Crosby, Joe Thornton and Markus Naslund.
TSN2 will also have exclusive coverage of the Toronto Raptors taking on the
San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, Feb 11.
    Throughout the year, TSN2 features more than 800 hours of exclusive live
programming from major sporting leagues and associations from around the
world.
    TSN2 is now available in three million Canadian homes - more than any
Canadian national digital sports channel. In the Greater Toronto Area, TSN2 is
readily available in both standard definition and high definition on Bell TV,
Star Choice and Cogeco Cable. TSN2 remains available across Canada through
leading television service providers including Shaw Cable, Bell TV, Star
Choice, Cogeco Cable, Eastlink, Access Communications, Sasktel, Telus TV,
Persona, Westman Communications Group, Aliant TV and many others. For more
information on TSN2 and a complete list of participating television providers,
visit TSN.ca.

    TSN2

    TSN2, a division of CTVglobemedia, brings Canadian sports fans a
jam-packed lineup of major league sports action, with exclusive live events,
encore telecasts of key sporting events and better timeslots for viewing in
Western Canada. TSN2's roster features an exciting lineup of sports and
events, including the NHL, NBA, Curling, International Hockey, Golf, NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, IndyCar Series, Grand Slam
Tennis, UEFA Champions League Soccer, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, and NCAA
Football and Basketball. Also available in High Definition, sports fans can
access TSN2 through television service providers across the country. For more
information on TSN2 and a complete list of participating television providers,
visit TSN.ca. TSN2 operates pursuant to an authorization in the TSN broadcast
licence from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.





For further information:

For further information: Greg McIsaac, (w) (416) 384-5180, (c) (416)
458-3591, greg.mcisaac@ctv.ca; Chobi Liang, (w) (416) 384-7584, (c) (416)
859-4738, chobi.liang@ctv.ca; Simon Bassett, (w) (416) 384-7599,
simon.bassett@ctv.ca


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