Bruins’ Forward Shawn Thornton to Return as Special Guest on Cross Check & Post-Game Coverage;
Continues Appearances Throughout Network’s Original Programming
CSNNE.com Continues Robust Online Coverage for Second Half of NHL Season
BURLINGTON, MA, January 8, 2014 – Comcast SportsNet’s weekly signature hockey program Cross Check with Felger & Milbury returns on Thursday, January 9th at 9:30PM with co-hosts MichaelFelger and Bruins’ Legend Mike Milbury bringing viewers the best insider look at all things Bruins. Beginning Sunday, January 19th, Comcast SportsNet will also provide pre-game and/or post-game shows for every Bruins game televised on NBC & NBC Sports Network, giving Bruins fans a one-stop shop for all their Bruins coverage. Bruins’ enforcer Shawn Thornton will once again be a special weekly guest on Cross Check and will continue to join Comcast SportsNet for post-game coverage and additional shows throughout the rest of the season.
Cross Check, presented by DCU, offers expertise and opinion every Thursday night at 9:30PM* from Felger & Milbury who will be joined by Thornton and several other special guests throughout the season. Each week, they will break down the Bruins, cover news around the NHL, and talk all things hockey. *When the Bruins have a 7PM Thursday game, Cross Check will air immediately following with a breakdown of the game and post-game reaction from both on-site at the rink and from Felger & Milbury in the studio.
Throughout the rest of the NHL season, Comcast SportsNet will offer exclusive game day access, interviews and video clips from a number of nationally televised Bruins games on NBC and NBCSN. For each of these games, Comcast SportsNet will provide Pregame Live and/or Postgame Live shows, presented by DCU, with Felger & Tony Amonte leading. For home games, they will be stationed at Comcast SportsNet’s Ace Ticket Studio on Causeway Street offering pre/post-game analysis in the midst of passionate Bruins fans entering and leaving the TDGarden. For away games, the shows will originate from the Comcast SportsNetstudios in Burlington, MA. The entire Comcast SportsNet broadcast team — along with some of the nation’s top analysts from NBC — will continue to bring fans the best, most robust offering of news and updates in real-time each day and night as the Bruins make their quest for the Stanley Cup.
CSNNE.com will continue to be the go-to source for all things Bruins – live and on demand. On The Great American Hockey Show – which makes its return during the second part of the NHL season — CSNNE.com’s Bruins Insider Joe Haggerty and co-host Mike Giardi will deliver a behind-the-scenes view that’s loose, interactive and educational. Additionally, Haggerty will continue his weekly NHL Power Rankings on CSNNE.com, providing viewers with all the info they need to keep up with the League or their ownFantasy leagues.CSNNE.com also features video game highlights from every Bruins game, On Demand clips of all related shows and segments from TV.
About Comcast SportsNet New England
Comcast SportsNet New England reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Comcast SportsNet’s programming includes the Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, Chevrolet SportsNet Central, Arbella Early Edition, Town Fair Tire Sports Tonight, Sports Sunday, Celtics Now, Celtics Courtside Club, The Baseball Show, Quick Slants, New England Tailgate, New England Football Night, Football Day in New England including pre and post-game programs surrounding all Patriots games, CAA football, basketball and more. CSNNE.com, the online home of Comcast SportsNet, provides continuous news, video and in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of New England sports. Comcast SportsNet New England is part of the NBC Sports Group. Visit www.csnne.com for more information. Check local listings for the specific channel location for your area.