CBC Press Release

CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA continues to set the standard with the most comprehensive NHL coverage, announcing a 76-game regular season broadcast schedule for the 2009-10 season, headlined by 25 all-Canadian matchups.


CBC’s unprecedented 57th regular season makes its debut Thursday, Oct. 1, with an Original Six matchup between the Montreal Canadiens at the Toronto Maple Leafs, at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the Calgary Flames hosting the Vancouver Canucks, at 10 p.m. The action continues on Saturday, Oct. 3, as Scotiabank Hockey Tonight makes its regular season debut, at 6:30 p.m. ET, followed by four more big matchups: Toronto at Washington, Montreal at Buffalo and Ottawa at NY Rangers, at 7 p.m. ET (distribution TBD), with Calgary taking on Edmonton, at 10 p.m. ET. 


The 2009 Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins make their first of four appearances on CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA when they face-off against the Maple Leafs in Toronto, on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. ET, followed by a Western Conference matchup, at 10 p.m. ET, between Montreal and Edmonton.


Other highlights from CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA 2009-10 broadcast schedule include: the Scotiabank Hockey Tonight pre-game show with host Ron MacLean, Saturday night doubleheaders all season long and marquee games, including the 2009 Hall of Fame Game, on Nov. 7, the Canadiens 100th Anniversary Gameversus the Bruins, the NHL Winter Classic from Fenway Park and the 10th annual TIM HORTONS HOCKEY DAY IN CANADA from Stratford, Ont. The season culminates with the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs and exclusive coverage of the 2010Stanley Cup Final. Additional games may be added to CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA broadcast schedule closer to the start of the season.


Viewers of CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA regular season coverage will again be able to watch the CBC game of their choice with live and on-demand online video streaming of all games, including Scotiabank Hockey Tonight and CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada I-Desk—all available at CBCSports.ca.


Hockey fans can visit CBCSports.ca 24 hours a day, seven days a week for live and on-demand video streaming of all games as well as comprehensive NHL coverage, including weekly columns and insider Twitter updates from CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA personalities, breaking news, in-depth reports, broadcast schedules and more.


Complete broadcast details for the upcoming season of CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA will be available in the coming weeks.

One Response to CBC Press Release

  1. Jake says:

    Any word on whether or not NHL Network (US) will be broadcasting Hockey Night in Canada to US audiences? No word in the press release or in the NHL’s announcement.

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