NewsTalk 1290 CJBK London Announces New Broadcast Rights Agreements Featuring More Than 150 NHL Games

— August 10, 2016

– NewsTalk 1290 CJBK London to deliver live coverage of more than 150 regular season and playoff games of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Detroit Red Wings, and Buffalo Sabres –
– NewsTalk 1290 CJBK’s coverage begins with the Leafs vs. Senators, Wednesday, October 12 at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa –
– NHL teams join NewsTalk 1290’s all-star sports roster, including the Western Mustangs, NFL Football, plus live coverage of major sport and championship events including the World Juniors, Grey Cup and Super Bowl –

LONDON, Ont. (August 10, 2016) – NewsTalk 1290 CJBK London is bolstering its sports lineup as the station announced today a new radio broadcast rights agreement that will see the station become the new home of more than 150 live NHL games featuring the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Detroit Red Wings, and Buffalo Sabres. NewsTalk 1290’s live NHL coverage begins with the Leafs vs. Senators on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, and continues through the league’s regular season and playoffs. “We are thrilled to welcome the Leafs, Red Wings, Senators, and Sabres to the CJBK family,” said Don Mumford, Vice-President and General Manager, Bell Media Radio, London. “With more than 150 NHL games prominently anchoring our sports lineup, NewsTalk 1290 is going all in on sports in the evenings. London sports fans will have access to the biggest draws in sports, from national favourites like the Toronto Maple Leafs to local staples like the Western Mustangs.” The Leafs, Senators, Red Wings, and Sabres bolster the station’s expansive roster of live sports, which also includes the Western Mustangs, NFL Football, and live coverage of such marquee sporting events as the Grey Cup, World Juniors, and Super Bowl. News/Talk 1290 CJBK is available on AM 1290 in the London area, and online at CJBK.com. SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS Twitter: @CJBK Facebook: Facebook.com/1290cjbk  

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