CBCSports.ca Handles the Trade Deadline
February 26, 2011 3 Comments
Find out who’s going where, no matter where you are.
CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA: Trade Deadline Special provides Canadian hockey fans with comprehensive multi-platform coverage of the February 28th NHL Trade Deadline day.
Coverage airs live on CBCSports.ca, CBC specialty channel bold and HNIC Sirius Radio channels 97 & 127 starting at 9 a.m. ET. Online, coverage includes streaming to iPads and iPhones. Additionally, fans can track trades with the HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA Trade Log, get audience reaction and vote on the trades with Trade Polls, get the inside scoop with reporter blogs, plus analysis, stories, and video, all at cbcsports.ca.
“The trade deadline is one of the pivotal moments of the hockey season,” said CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA Executive Producer Trevor Pilling. “The deals that get done can changethe course of a season and that’s why we’re using the depth, reach andknowledge of our team to make sure fans across the country know exactlywhat’s happening with their favourite team.”
On-air coverage will be anchored from three key desks:
Main Trade Desk: HostJeff Marek and analysts P.J Stock, Bobby Holik and Kevin Weekes providecomprehensive trade analysis and reaction from players, managers andagents via phone and Skype throughout the day.
Player Desk: Hostedby Elliotte Friedman, former NHL players Glenn Healy, Mike Milbury andKelly Hrudey provide analysis, reaction and updates.
Chevrolet I-Desk: Hostedby Nabil Karim with Scott Morrison and Tim Wharnsby, this team has itsfinger on the pulse of the nation. Fan reaction, tweets and waiverwires will be the focus.
CBC’S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA will have reporters covering the movement of each Canadian team alongwith live news conferences and interviews with NHL General Managers andfan reaction after the deadline has passed.