Puck drops on the regular season today with Carolina vs. Minnesota from Helsinki, Finland
Live play-by-play of NHL games will be available nationwide to XM subscribers and SIRIUS subscribers with the “Best of XM”
NHL Home Ice channel offers hockey talk and analysis 365 days a year
NEW YORK – October 7, 2010 – SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) will offer listeners around the country comprehensive coverage of the 2010-11 NHL season with live play-by-play of NHL games and daily hockey talk on the NHL Home Ice channel.
Starting with today’s season opener featuring the Carolina Hurricanes vs. the Minnesota Wild in Helsinki, Finland, and through the Stanley Cup Final, XM listeners will have access to live play-by-play of every regular season and playoff game on XM channels 204-209. SIRIUS subscribers with the “Best of XM” programming package will get most regular season games and every NHL postseason game on SIRIUS channels 208-220.
In addition to live games, SIRIUS XM offers the 24/7 hockey talk radio channel, NHL Home Ice, on XM channel 204 and SIRIUS channel 208 with the “Best of XM.” NHL Home Ice features live play-by-play, plus hockey talk, news and analysis every day of the year.
NHL Home Ice features the live weekly show, NHL Hour with Commissioner Gary Bettman. The hour-long show, produced by NHL Radio and hosted by Mr. Bettman, offers listeners the latest news and the opportunity to submit questions to the commissioner by calling 1-877-NHL-ON-XM (1-877-645-6696).
NHL fans can also tune in to SIRIUS channel 127 for CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Radio (weekdays, 3:00 – 6:00 pm ET), hosted by Jeff Marek, Kelly Hrudey, Cassie Campbell Pascall, Craig Simpson and Scott Morrison.
Opening Day/Night NHL games on SIRIUS XM: (All times ET)
Thu, Oct. 7 – 12:00 PM Carolina @ Minnesota (Helsinki, Finland) 204 208*
Thu, Oct. 7 – 7:00 PM Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh 204 208*
Thu, Oct. 7 – 7:00 PM Montreal @ Toronto 205 220*
Thu, Oct. 7 – 10:00 PM Chicago @ Colorado 204 208*
Thu, Oct. 7 – 10:00 PM Calgary @ Edmonton 205 220*
* Denotes “Best of XM” channel on SIRIUS.