SiriusXM Canada to broadcast 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

Live coverage of all Canada and US games at World Junior Championship to air on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced coverage of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship, being held in Toronto and Montréal. In partnership with host radio broadcaster TSN Radio, subscribers will get access to every Team Canada and Team US game, plus the Quarter-Final, Semi Final, and Gold Medal Game on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ (ch. 91). Game action begins December 26, 2016 when Canada takes on Russia at 3:30 pm ET.

Listeners can access World Juniors' action starting with the Preview Show on Monday, December 26 at 2 p.m. ET with prospects analysts Shane Malloy and Russ Cohen. Daily updates and analysis will be provided by Gord Stellick and Rob Simpson, hosts of SiriusXM's Stellick & Simmer in the Morning; Steve Kouleas, host of NHL Game Day; plus TSN's Bob McKenzie and TSN Radio's Patrick O'Sullivan. Live play-by-play of the World Junior Championship will be covered by TSN Radio's Jon Abbott, with host Blake Price and colour commentator Jack Miller.

"Covering some of the next big stars of the national league in an international competition is always exciting for the country, especially when it's played on home ice," said John Lewis, SVP, Programming, SiriusXM Canada. "We give our subscribers 24/7 access to NHL® games and more, and we're happy to extend that to include the World Juniors."

Those subscribers who add SiriusXM Streaming access to their subscription can also listen to the World Junior Championship on the SiriusXM App and online at

Coverage of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship is part of SiriusXM's comprehensive lineup of nearly every major sport, including NHL, NFL, NASCAR, MLB, NBA, PGA, CFL and more.

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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 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

SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies seven 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.

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