Subscribers get full access to play-by-play, expert hockey talk, fantasy pools and SiriusXM Silver 6 Awards
TORONTO, April 6, 2018 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada, the country's leading audio entertainment company, will offer subscribers full coverage of the 2018 Stanley Cup® Playoffs through to the Stanley Cup® Final. Starting on Monday, April 9, listeners can access all the playoff action on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ (ch. 91), including comprehensive play-by-play, analysis, special guests and more.
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ playoff coverage will feature its regular trusted roster of listener favourites, plus expert guests and more. Subscribers can tune into Gord Stellick, Rob Simpson, Steve Kouleas, Mike Johnson, Scott Laughlin, Patrick O'Sullivan, Boomer Gordon, Bob McKenzie, Jeff Marek, Pierre McGuire, Mike Rupp, Bill Watters and more for their insider knowledge and entertaining hockey talk.
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ Playoff Programming Schedule:
- SiriusXM Silver 6 Awards – Monday, April 09 – starting at 7 am ET
Kicking off the playoffs, the third annual SiriusXM Silver 6 Awards will honour the best in the league, as voted by listeners and industry experts. Awards include Best Defenseman, Best Forward, Best Coach, Best Rookie and more. Tune in all day to hear the awards live, including acceptance speeches from winners.
- Fantasy Hockey Show – Monday, April 09 – 1 pm ET
Boomer Gordon and Rob Higgins analyze all the playoff pool drafts live, bringing their expert insight and strategy for listeners looking at their top picks.
- Playoff Fantasy Draft – Monday, April 09 – 6 pm ET
This one hour special features SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ hosts Boomer Gordon, Rob Simpson, Mick Kern and Nick Alberga picking their personal playoff fantasy teams.
- Stanley Cup® Playoffs Show – Tuesday, April 10 – 7 pm ET
Nick Alberga previews all the Eastern and Western Conference playoff matchups, including predictions and more. Listeners can call-in at 1-877-NHL-ON-XM or tweet @SiriusXMNHL and post at facebook.com/SiriusXMNHL to be a part of the action.
- Stanley Cup® Playoffs Preview Day – Wednesday, April 11 – starting at 7 am ET
As the teams get ready to hit the ice, hear all-day coverage starting with Gord Stellick and Rob Simpson on Stellick and Simmer in the Morning, with special guests Pierre McGuire, NHL® alumni Mike Rupp and more.
Steve Kouleas and NHL® alumni Mike Johnson keep the playoff coverage going with NHL® Game Day. Joined by former NHLer Matthew Barnaby, Kouleas and Johnson will bring listeners all the latest news from around the league.
The Power Play with Scott Laughlin caps off coverage for the day. Hear from former NHLer Patrick O'Sullivan, hockey insider Bob McKenzie and former NHL® GM Bill Watters as they prep for the start of the Stanley Cup® Playoffs.
- Stanley Cup® Playoffs – Starting Wednesday, April 11
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ offers coverage of every Stanley Cup® Playoffs game right through to the Stanley Cup® Final, giving subscribers live play-by-play action, plus a comprehensive daily lineup of expert analysts bringing the most informed and entertaining predictions and post-game highlights.
SiriusXM subscribers can listen to the Stanley Cup® Playoffs and coverage, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to siriusxm.ca/listen-everywhere/at-home to learn more.
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. For more information, follow @siriusxmnhl on Twitter and Facebook.
SiriusXM's Stanley Cup® Playoffs schedule is available at: www.siriusxm.ca/sports/nhl.
About SiriusXM Canada
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SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies nine years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member.
ABOUT THE NHL
The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, consists of 31 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League's international makeup with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters, vying for the most cherished and historic trophy in professional sports – the Stanley Cup®.
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For further information: SiriusXM Canada contact: Kayla J. Schwartz, Senior Manager, Communications, 416-408-6033, [email protected]