Full coverage of playoffs for subscribers, plus expert analysis, fantasy pools and SiriusXM Silver 6 Awards
TORONTO, April 7, 2017 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced comprehensive coverage of the 2017 Stanley Cup® Playoffs through to the Stanley Cup® Final on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ (ch. 91). Listeners can access play-by-play coverage, plus expert hockey talk, analysis and fantasy picks from the most trusted hockey broadcasters in the country.
SiriusXM Silver 6 Awards – Monday, April 10 – starting at 7 am ET
The annual SiriusXM Silver 6 Awards will be announced live, honouring the best in the league as voted by listeners and SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ experts. Awards include Best Forward, Best Defenseman, Best Coach, Best Rookie and more. Tune in all day to hear the winners accept their awards live.
Fantasy Hockey Show – Monday, April 10 – 2 pm ET
Fantasy hockey experts Boomer Gordon and Rob Higgins will break down the top picks for playoff pool drafts.
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio's Playoff Fantasy Draft – Monday, April 10 – 6 pm ET
Listener favourites Boomer Gordon, Rob Simpson, Mick Kern and Nick Alberga will pick their personal playoff fantasy teams in this one hour special.
Stanley Cup® Playoffs Show – Tuesday, April 11 – 6 pm ET
Hosts Boomer Gordon and Nick Alberga will preview the Eastern and Western Conference playoff matchups and predict which two teams will make it to the final. 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 12 – starting at 7 am ET
Hear all-day coverage leading up to the first puck drop of the playoffs, starting with Stellick and Simmer in the Morning, hosted by Gord Stellick and Rob Simpson, plus special guests Pierre McGuire, NHL® Alumni Mike Rupp and more.
Up next, Steve Kouleas and NHL® Alumni Mike Johnson bring you NHL® Game Day with former NHLers Jaret Stoll and Corey Hirsch as they discuss the latest news from around the rink.
The Power Play takes listeners home with Scott Laughlin, Jim Gordon and Former NHLers Patrick O'Sullivan and Greg Gilbert. Hear from Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie and former NHL® GM Bill Watters as they get you primed and ready for the start of the Stanley Cup® Playoffs.
Stanley Cup® Playoffs – Starting Thursday, April 13
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ will offer subscribers live play-by-play action of every Stanley Cup® Playoffs game right through to the Stanley Cup® Final. Hear the extensive lineup of expert analysts every day for pre-game predictions and post-game highlights.
Those satellite radio subscribers who add SiriusXM Streaming access to their subscription can also listen to every Stanley Cup® Playoffs game and coverage on the SiriusXM App and online, with all shows available On-Demand.
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.
Social Media Links
SiriusXM's Stanley Cup® Playoffs schedule is available at: www.siriusxm.ca/sports/nhl.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with more than 2.8 million subscribers, is the country's leading audio entertainment company and broadcasts more than 130 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized news, entertainment and major sports brands including the NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, CNN, CBC, FOX, BBC, Howard Stern, Disney, Comedy Central and more.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple and Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its radio products are available at more than 2,500 retail locations nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies eight years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member, in addition to 2013, 2014 and 2015 rankings in PROFIT 500's list of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies.
ABOUT THE NHL
The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, will celebrate its Centennial anniversary in 2017. The year-long celebration will pay tribute to 100 years of NHL hockey by honoring the past, commemorating the present, and celebrating its future. In 2017 the League will also celebrate 125 years of the most revered trophy in professional sports – the Stanley Cup®. Comprised of 31 Member Clubs, the NHL is represented by players from more than 20 countries across team rosters. Each year, the NHL entertains hundreds of millions of fans around the world. The League broadcasts games in more than 160 countries and territories through its rightsholders including NBC/NBCSN in the U.S., Sportsnet and TVA in Canada, and Viasat in the Nordic Region. The NHL reaches fans worldwide with games available online in every country including via its live and on-demand streaming service NHL.TV™. Fans are engaged across the League's digital assets on mobile devices via the free NHL® App; across nine social media platforms; on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™, and on NHL.com, available in eight languages and featuring an enhanced statistics platform powered by SAP, providing the definitive destination for hockey analytics. The NHL is committed to giving back to the community through programs including: Hockey is for Everyone™ which supports nonprofit youth hockey organizations across North America; Hockey Fights Cancer™ which raises money and awareness for hockey's most important fight; NHL Green™ which is committed to the pursuit of sustainable business practices; and a partnership with the You Can Play Project, which is committed to supporting the LGBT community and fighting homophobia in sports. For more information, visit NHL.com.
NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and the Stanley Cup Playoffs logo are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. NHL and NHL team marks are the property of the NHL and its teams. © NHL 2017. All Rights Reserved.
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For further information: SiriusXM Canada contact: Kayla J. Schwartz, Senior Manager, Communications & Sponsorship, 416-408-6033, [email protected]