- Subscribers nationwide get live play-by-play of all games of the Stanley Cup® Playoffs
- 9th annual ESPO Awards kickoff coverage, hosted by hockey legend Phil Esposito
- Live daily hockey talk on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ including NHL® insiders
TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced it will offer subscribers comprehensive coverage of the 2014 Stanley Cup® Playoffs in addition to a full lineup of exclusive hockey talk programming on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™, XM channel 211 and Sirius Premier channel 207.
The 9th Annual ESPO Awards
Starting April 14th, listeners can join the playoff excitement early with the annual ESPO Awards, hosted by iconic hockey great Phil Esposito and SiriusXM host Scott Laughlin. Now in their 9th season, the Awards celebrate the best in the past NHL season, as voted on by the channel's insiders and experts. See all the ESPO Awards' nominees now, including the Gordie Howe MVP Award, Bobby Orr Award for Best Defenseman and more, plus hear them live at 5:00 p.m. on April 14th.
The ESPOs will be followed by live coverage of the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery™, beginning at 7 pm ET, April 15th.
Stanley Cup Playoffs on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio
Hockey Hall of Famers Phil Esposito and Denis Potvin will join NHL insiders Bob McKenzie, Pierre McGuire, Mike Johnson, Matt Barnaby and more on daily programs offering news and expert analysis. Daily programming from SiriusXM hosts Scott Laughlin, Mike Ross, Mick Kern, Joe Thistel, Jim "Boomer" Gordon and more will feature breaking news, opinion and in-depth interviews with players, coaches and league officials. Listeners can also hear Hockey Night in Canada Radio on SiriusXM with host Rob Pizzo from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. ET every weekday.
SiriusXM will broadcast all of the Stanley Cup Playoffs games live starting April 16th. Subscribers will have access to all of the games on XM channels 211 and 212-216 and Sirius Premier and All-Access channels 207 and 211-220. Those satellite radio subscribers who add SiriusXM Internet Radio access to their subscription can also listen on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online.
SiriusXM's Stanley Cup® Playoffs schedule is available at: www.siriusxm.ca/sports-schedules/nhl.
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, MLB, NBA, PGA, CFL, Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League and more.
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About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with over 2.4 million subscribers, is the country's leading audio entertainment company and broadcasts more than 120 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, NASCAR, CNN, CBC, FOX, BBC, Howard Stern, Oprah, 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 3,000 retail locations nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
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For further information: SiriusXM Canada contact: Mike Calnek, Director, Publicity, Promotion and Sponsorship, 416-513-7459, email@example.com