VERSUS PR On Bonus Games

NEW YORK, N.Y. (March 29, 2010)-VERSUS, the fastest growing sports cable network in the country, will add four bonus NHL games to its schedule as the race to the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs intensifies.  The network’s first additional game will feature the Pittsburgh Penguins hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. ET.  Local blackouts apply so the home team markets will see the Chicago Blackhawks/Minnesota Wild game at 8:00 p.m. ET.

On Thursday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m. ET, VERSUS will televise the Atlanta Thrashers/Washington Capitals match-up.  On Tuesday, April 6, following the network’s regularly scheduled Capitals/Penguins game, VERSUS will air the Colorado Avalanche/Vancouver Canucks game at 10:00 p.m. ET.  Due to local blackout restrictions the bonus games will not air in the team markets.


March 29                       Buffalo at Boston                        7:00 pm

March 30                       Chicago at St. Louis                    8:00 pm

March 31                       Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh             7:30 pm

March 31                       Chicago at Minnesota                  8:00 pm (airs only in Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh)

April 1                           Atlanta at Washington                 7:00 pm

April 5                           Boston at Washington                  7:00 pm

April 6                           Washington at Pittsburgh             7:30 pm

April 6                           Colorado at Vancouver                10:00 pm

VERSUS, the fastest growing sports cable network in the country, prides itself on super-serving passionate sports fans across all platforms (, VERSUS on Demand and VERSUS HD).  Now in more than 75 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the National Hockey League (NHL), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France, World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Professional Bull Riders (PBR).  VERSUS also airs NASCAR, NBA, UFC, college football and college basketball programming.  The network is home to the best outdoor programming on television and airs original programs not available anywhere else, including The Daily Line, Sports Soup and Sports Jobs with Junior Seau.  VERSUS, a wholly owned company of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.

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