Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 17:21 EDT

SiriusXM Canada Welcomes Back Fans for Start of 2012-13 NHL Season

January 18, 2013
        --  Subscribers nationwide get live play-by-play of all 13 Opening
            Day games as part of extensive regular-season and post-season

        --  NHL play-by-play airs on satellite radios, on the SiriusXM
            Internet Radio App and online at

        --  SiriusXM NHL Network Radio channel to broadcast live January 18
            from L.A. Kings practice as they prepare to defend their
            Stanley Cup Championship

        --  Hockey Night in Canada show returns on SiriusXM NHL Network

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2013 /CNW/ – Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR), (SiriusXM Canada) the leading audio
entertainment company in the country and the Official Satellite Radio
Partner of the NHL®, welcomes back fans for the start of the 2012-13
NHL season with an extensive schedule of play-by-play through the
regular season and Stanley Cup® Playoffs, plus daily hockey talk on the
SiriusXM NHL Network Radio(TM) channel.

SiriusXM Canada will broadcast all 13 games live on Opening Day this
Saturday, January 19.  Throughout the season, subscribers will have
access to an extensive schedule of regular-season games and all playoff
games through the Stanley Cup Final on XM channels 204-206, 212-216 and
92 and Sirius Premier channels 211-220 and 207.

Opening Day NHL games on SiriusXM:  (All times ET)


    Saturday, January 19                    XM   Sirius

    3:00 p.m.   Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia   212  211*

    3:00 p.m.   Ottawa @ Winnipeg           213  212*

    3:00 p.m.   Chicago @ Los Angeles       92   207*

    7:00 p.m.   NY Rangers @ Boston         212  211*

    7:00 p.m.   Toronto @ Montreal          92   207*

    7:00 p.m.   New Jersey @ NY Islanders   213  212*

    7:00 p.m.   Washington @ Tampa Bay      214  213*

    7:30 p.m.   Carolina @ Florida          215  214*

    8:00 p.m.   Detroit @ St. Louis         216  215*

    8:00 p.m.   Columbus @ Nashville        204  216*

    8:00 p.m.   Phoenix @ Dallas            205  217*

    9:00 p.m.   Colorado @ Minnesota        206  218*

    10:00 p.m.  Anaheim @ Vancouver         92   207*

*Access to this channel requires a Sirius Premier subscription.

NHL play-by-play is available to XM and Sirius Premier subscribers. 
Those subscribers who have SiriusXM Internet Radio access in addition to their satellite radio subscription can also
listen to NHL games on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online. 
Weekly schedules with SiriusXM channel assignments can be found at www.siriusxmhnhl.com

“Canadian hockey fans have been patiently waiting for the puck to drop
this season and now that this year’s NHL season is taking off, we’re
very excited to bring them exceptional coverage of their favorite
teams,” said Joe Thistel, Director, Sports & Talk Programming, SiriusXM
Canada. “We’ll have non-stop coverage from around the league including
the best hockey talk and analysis from SiriusXM NHL Network Radio(TM) and
Hockey Night in Canada personalities. Plus, this season subscribers
won’t miss a call with access to NHL play-by-play across both satellite
radios as well as online and mobile devices through the SiriusXM App.”

In addition to live games, SiriusXM offers the 24/7 hockey talk radio
channel, SiriusXM NHL Network Radio(TM), available nationwide on channel
92 on XM and channel 207 on Sirius Premier. SiriusXM NHL Network Radio(TM)
features live play-by-play, plus hockey talk, news and analysis on
shows hosted by Hall of Famer Phil Esposito and hockey experts Peter
Berce, Mick Kern, Scott Laughlin, Mike Ross, Jim “Boomer” Gordon, and
Joe Thistel. Plus, Hockey Night in Canada Radio joins the channel with
Kelly Hrudey, Elliott Friedman, PJ Stock, Ron MacLean, Don Cherry, and
other Hockey Night in Canada personalities as they tackle the hockey
issues of the day.

This Friday, January 18 (5:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET), Scott Laughlin and LA
Kings radio analyst Daryl Evans will host a special season preview live
from the L.A. Kings’ training facility in El Segundo, CA, where they
will interview coaches and players from the reigning Stanley Cup
Champions and discuss storylines from around the League.

On Tuesday, January 22, SiriusXM’s Chris “Mad Dog” Russo will host a
special NHL edition of his show, Mad Dog Unleashed, live from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET from the NHL Powered by Reebok Store in
midtown Manhattan. Russo will sit down for an in-store interview with
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, the NHL’s reigning Vezina
Trophy winner, and will talk with NHL insiders and fans about the
season ahead.  Mad Dog Unleashed airs every weekday afternoon on Mad Dog Radio (SiriusXM channel 86).

For more information on SiriusXM’s NHL programming visit www.siriusxm.ca.

About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada.
SiriusXM Canada is the country’s leading audio entertainment company
and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring premier
sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music. SiriusXM
Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized news and
entertainment brands as well as from professional sports leagues
including the NHL, NFL, MLB and CFL.

SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including
pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats,
smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for
homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.

SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its
radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations
nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit
our website at www.siriusxm.ca.




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