CBC Saturday: SUNDIN!!!!! And Your Announcing Schedule For Hockey Night in Canada This Week

We were a bit curious as to why, after what a circus the Mats Sundin nonsense was, neither national network in Canada broadcast his first game, in Edmonton on Wednesday.  Were sure Rogers Sportsnet had no interest whatsoever in giving up the rights, but CBC and TSN usually get what they want.

Well, Hockey Night in Canada has Sundin this week, and is sending half of it’s “A”-team to the game.  Here’s the announcing schedule for this Saturday’s edition of HNIC.  What follows after the jump is the CBC’s entire press release for Sundin-o-rama this weekend.

7:00 PM 

Philadelphia vs. Toronto 
Nationally, with the exception of Ottawa, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.
Play-by-Play: Bob Cole
Color: Greg Millen
Reporter: Elliotte Friedman

Washington vs. Montreal
Airing: in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.
Play by Play: Mark Lee
Color: Craig Simpson
Reporter: Cassie Campbell

NY Rangers vs. Ottawa
Airing: in Ottawa only.
Play by Play: Dean Brown
Color: Gary Galley 

10:00 PM 
San Jose vs. Vancouver
Play by Play: Jim Hughson
Color: Marc Crawford
Reporter: Scott Oake 

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