Team Canada vs. the World: Connor McDavid Headlines Team Canada as TSN Delivers Every Game of the 2016 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP for the First Time Ever, Beginning this Friday, May 6

— May 3, 2016

– TSN platforms deliver exclusive live coverage of all 64 tournament games for the first time ever, live from Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia –

– TSN’s acclaimed broadcast team features Gord Miller and Ray Ferraro, Dennis Beyak and Shane Hnidy, TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, and Ryan Rishaug filing daily reports for SPORTSCENTRE –

– Coverage begins with Team Canada taking on rival USA on Friday, May 6 at 9 a.m. ET on TSN, TSN GO, and TSN Radio –

– TSN Digital platforms deliver comprehensive coverage of the tournament, highlighted by Must-See clips and web exclusive video analysis, available on TSN.ca and the TSN GO mobile app –

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TORONTO (May 3, 2016) – With a loaded roster led by elite young forward Connor McDavid, returning champion Team Canada faces off against hockey’s global superstars at the 2016 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, including prospective #1 draft pick Auston Matthews, who suits up for Team USA , and prospective #2 draft pick Patrik Laine of Team Finland. As Canada’s home of the biggest roster of championship sporting events, TSN delivers all 64 games of the tournament for the first time ever, May 6-22, live from Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. TSN’s exclusive live coverage begins with Team Canada taking on rival USA on Friday, May 6 at 9 a.m. ET on TSN (click here or see below for TSN’s complete broadcast schedule). TSN subscribers can also access live streaming and on demand viewing of the IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP through TSN GO. French-language coverage of the IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP is available on RDS. First overall draft pick and World Juniors gold medallist McDavid leads a star-studded Team Canada that includes Corey Perry, Taylor Hall, Matt Duchene, Ryan O’Reilly, Brendan Gallagher, and Brad Marchand, along with defencemen Morgan Rielly and Ryan Murray. They face off against global hockey stars including Team USA’s Matthews, as well as Detroit Red Wings legend Pavel Datsyuk and Chicago Blackhawks young star Artemi Panarin, who return home to play for Russia. Laine suits up for Finland alongside Florida Panthers centre Aleksander Barkov. At the 2015 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic, Team Canada went undefeated on its way to its first gold medal in eight years. A record-breaking average audience of more than 1.5 million viewers watched Canada’s 6-1 victory over Russia on TSN, making it the most-watched Gold Medal Game in tournament history. As well, 10.5 million unique Canadian viewers – or nearly one-third of Canada’s population – tuned in to watch TSN’s expanded coverage of the 2015 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. Broadcast Team TSN’s acclaimed broadcast team of play-by-play commentator Gord Miller and analyst Ray Ferraro call all Team Canada games from St. Petersburg, as well as every game of the medal round from Moscow. Play-by-play commentator Dennis Beyak and analyst Shane Hnidy are on-site in Russia’s capital to call preliminary round action. They are joined by TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, who contributes news, analysis, and interviews throughout the tournament, and Ryan Rishaug, who reports from rink-side and files daily reports for SPORTSCENTRE. Hosting the network’s coverage from the TSN Studio are Rod Black and Bryan Mudryk. They are joined throughout the tournament by analysts Bob Errey and Dave Reid. TSN Digital Coverage TSN complements its exclusive live broadcast coverage of the IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP with comprehensive coverage on TSN Digital platforms. Highlights include:
  • Web-exclusive video analysis from Russia by Dreger and Rishaug
  • Comprehensive highlights and Must-See clips from every tournament game
  • Up-to-the-minute breaking news, scores, game recaps, and more
  • Photos, videos, and viral content posted across TSN’s official social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram
TSN Digital content is available on TSN.ca and the TSN GO mobile app. TSN Radio Fans can tune in to TSN Radio stations across the country – TSN 1050 in Toronto, TSN 690 in Montréal, TSN 1290 in Winnipeg, TSN 1200 in Ottawa, TSN 1260 in Edmonton, TSN 1040 in Vancouver and TSN 1150 in Hamilton – for select live play-by-play coverage of the IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP focusing on Team Canada, with Jon Abbott delivering the call alongside analyst Dave Tomlinson (visit each station’s official website for programming info). In addition to live game coverage, all stations follow the latest breaking news and analysis from the tournament. Fans can listen live online at TSN.ca, and on their smartphones and tablets anywhere via the TSN GO app. Hockey on TSN TSN is the exclusive broadcaster of Hockey Canada, delivering marquee international events such as the IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, IIHF WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP, IIHF ICE HOCKEY U18 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, IIHF ICE HOCKEY U18 WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, and WORLD UNDER-17 HOCKEY CHALLENGE, as well as domestic events including the WORLD JUNIOR A CHALLENGE, TELUS CUP, ESSO CUP, RBC CUP, ALLAN CUP, and the Order of Hockey in Canada. TSN is home to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, and Winnipeg Jets as part of its package of 130+ regional NHL games. TSN delivers a package of 26 Leafs games available in the Leafs’ designated broadcast region on TSN4, 50+ Senators games in the Senators designated broadcast region games on TSN5, and 50+ Jets games in the Jets’ designated broadcast region on TSN3. TSN’s slate of live hockey programming also features exclusive coverage of the SPENGLER CUP, as well as NCAA Division I coverage including the FROZEN FOUR. TSN complements its live hockey coverage with Canada’s fan-favourite hockey news and information programming, featuring the hockey world’s most trusted team of Hockey Insiders and analysts. TSN’s industry-leading hockey programming includes SPORTSCENTRE, TIM HORTONS THAT’S HOCKEY, THAT’S HOCKEY 2NITE, and the network’s slate of signature NHL specials including TRADECENTRE, FREE AGENT FRENZY, FANTASY DRAFT, TOP 50 PLAYERS, and BOB MCKENZIE’S PRE-SEASON DRAFT RANKING. Broadcast Schedule* See below or visit TSN.ca for a complete broadcast schedule for TSN’s exclusive live coverage of the IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. Friday, May 6
  • USA vs. Canada at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4
  • Sweden vs. Latvia at 9 a.m. ET on TSN2
  • Czech Republic vs. Russia at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Finland vs. Belarus at 1 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5
Saturday, May 7
  • Switzerland vs. Kazakhstan at 5 a.m. ET on TSN2
  • Slovakia vs. Hungary at 5 a.m. ET on TSN3
  • Norway vs. Denmark at 9 a.m. ET on TSN2
  • France vs. Germany at 9 a.m. ET on TSN3
  • Latvia vs. Czech Republic at 1 p.m. ET on TSN4
  • Belarus vs. USA at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
Sunday, May 8
  • Kazakhstan vs. Russia at 5 a.m. ET on TSN2
  • Hungary vs. Canada at 5 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Norway vs. Switzerland at 9 a.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5
  • Finland vs. Germany at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Sweden vs. Denmark at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • France vs. Slovakia at 1 p.m. ET on TSN4
Monday, May 9
  • Latvia vs. Russia at 9 a.m. ET on TSN2
  • Belarus vs. Canada at 9 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Sweden vs. Czech Republic at 1 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5
  • Finland vs. USA at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
Tuesday, May 10
  • Switzerland vs. Denmark at 9 a.m. ET on TSN4
  • Slovakia vs. Germany at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Kazakhstan vs. Norway at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Hungary vs. France at 1 p.m. ET on TSN4
Wednesday, May 11
  • Switzerland vs. Latvia at 9 a.m. ET on TSN4
  • Slovakia vs. Belarus at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Sweden vs. Kazakhstan at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1
  • Finland vs. Hungary at 1 p.m. ET on TSN3
Thursday, May 12
  • Czech Republic vs. Norway at 9 a.m. ET on TSN4
  • USA vs. France at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Russia vs. Denmark at 1 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Canada vs. Germany at 1 p.m. ET on TSN
Friday, May 13
  • Czech Republic vs. Kazakhstan at 9 a.m. ET on TSN4
  • USA vs. Hungary at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Denmark vs. Latvia at 1 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Germany vs. Belarus at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
Saturday, May 14
  • Norway vs. Sweden at 5 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • France vs. Finland at 5 a.m. ET on TSN4
  • Russia vs. Switzerland at 9 a.m. ET on TSN4
  • Hungary vs. Belarus at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Kazakhstan vs. Latvia at 1 p.m. ET on TSN GO
  • Canada vs. Slovakia at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4
Sunday, May 15
  • Denmark vs. Czech Republic at 9 a.m. ET on TSN3
  • Germany vs. USA at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1
  • Switzerland vs. Sweden at 1 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Slovakia vs. Finland at 1 p.m. ET on TSN5
Monday, May 16
  • Russia vs. Norway at 9 a.m. ET on TSN2
  • Canada vs. France at 9 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Denmark vs. Kazakhstan at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Germany vs. Hungary at 1 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5
Tuesday, May 17
  • Czech Republic vs. Switzerland at 5 a.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5
  • USA vs. Slovakia at 5 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Latvia vs. Norway at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Belarus vs. France at 9 a.m. ET on TSN4
  • Russia vs. Sweden at 1 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Canada vs. Finland at 1 p.m. ET on TSN
Thursday, May 19
  • Quarter-final #1 at 9 a.m. ET on TSN2
  • Quarter-final #2 at 9 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Quarter-final #3 at 1 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Quarter-final #4 at 1 p.m. ET on TSN
Saturday, May 21
  • Semifinal #1 at 9 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Semifinal #2 at 1 p.m. ET on TSN
Sunday, May 22
  • Bronze Medal Game at 9 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Gold Medal Game at 1:30 p.m. ET on TSN
*Schedule subject to change Source: Numeris

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