HNIC to Give Fans Unique Experience For Friday’s Habs Centennial

100 years of remarkable memories will be celebrated this Friday, Dec. 4, as the Montreal Canadiens face off against Original Six rival the Boston Bruins in a special instalment of CBC’s HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA, live from the Bell Centre. CBC’s extensive coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET, from Centennial Plaza, with the official unveiling of a commemorative monument honouring every player that has played for the historic franchise, along with exclusive interviews with Habs legends. Ron MacLean will host CBC’s coverage, and will be joined by legendary commentator Dick Irvin, Guy Carbonneau and P.J. Stock. Jim Hughson will handle the play-by-play alongside analyst Craig Simpson, while Elliotte Friedman will report from rinkside.

Making its debut on CBCSports.ca/hockey for the landmark game isHockey Night in Canada All-Access presented by Chevrolet. This exclusive live interactive feature provides users with a completely unique, virtual in-arena customized viewing experience.  The view of the game can be controlled by users with just a click of their mouse. Hockey Night in Canada All-Access presented by Chevrolet will be available for select CBC’s HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA broadcasts throughout the remainder of the season.

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.

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