TSN Announces 2018-19 Winnipeg Jets Regional NHL Broadcast Schedule, Featuring 60 Regular Season Games

— September 13, 2018

– Regular season coverage begins with Winnipeg’s season opener against St. Louis on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. CT on TSN3, TSN.ca, and the TSN app –
– TSN 1290 Winnipeg delivers live coverage of every Jets game as the team’s official radio broadcaster –

TORONTO (September 13, 2018) – TSN, Canada’s Sports Leader, today announced the regional broadcast schedule for the Winnipeg Jets’ 2018-19 NHL season, including six pre-season and 60 regular season games. TSN’s regular season broadcasts begin with the Jets’ season opener against St. Louis on Thursday, October 4 at 7 p.m. CT on TSN3 and for TSN and TSN Direct subscribers in the Jets’ designated broadcast region on TSN.ca and the TSN app, with comprehensive radio coverage on TSN 1290 Winnipeg. The complete Winnipeg Jets broadcast schedule can be found at TSN.ca. Highlights of the 2018-19 JETS ON TSN broadcast schedule include:
  • Six pre-season games, beginning with a home game vs. the Minnesota Wild on Monday, September 17 at 7 p.m. CT
  • The Jets’ home opener versus the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, October 9 at 7 p.m. CT
  • Seven all-Canadian matchups, including three matchups vs. Connor McDavid and the Conference rival Edmonton Oilers
  • Three games against defending Western Conference champion Las Vegas Golden Knights, in a rematch of last year’s Conference Final
  • Three games against the Nashville Predators, following the clash of titans from the second round of last year’s playoffs
Broadcast Team TSN’s package of Winnipeg Jets games is led by the JETS ON TSN broadcast team of host Sara Orlesky, with veteran play-by-play commentator and Manitoba native Dennis Beyak, alongside analyst and former NHL player Kevin Sawyer, and contributions from Ken Wiebe. Following the Jets all season, Orlesky also delivers news and reports on SPORTSCENTRE and across TSN’s slate of programs and platforms. TSN 1290 Winnipeg The radio home of the Winnipeg Jets since the team’s return to the NHL in 2011, TSN 1290 Winnipeg continues to bring fans live coverage of every Jets game. From pre-season to playoffs, TSN 1290 has every minute of play-by-play action and complete analysis from a crew of veteran broadcasters familiar to Jets fans. Play-by-play commentating duties will be shared by Paul Edmonds and Dennis Beyak, along with colour analyst Brian Munz. Fans can also tune in for extensive pre-game, intermission, and post-game coverage and analysis anchored by host Kevin Olszewski, and featuring former NHL players and TSN 1290 analysts Trevor Kidd and JP Vigier. TSN.ca and the TSN App TSN has the Winnipeg Jets covered from every angle across its websites, app, and social media channels, featuring the following highlights:
  • Up-to-the-minute breaking news, scores, game recaps, and more
  • Live streaming of games in the team’s regional market on TSN.ca and the TSN app
  • Daily comprehensive coverage of the league, including digital analysis from TSN Hockey’s Insiders, TSN's Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli, and analysis and from Orlesky
  • Highlights, recaps, and must-see moments from around the league
  • Fantasy picks, projections, and analysis from TSN’s Scott Cullen
  • Photos, videos, and content posted across TSN’s official social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram
  • BarDown.com rounds up all the viral moments and social media reaction from the new season
JETS ON TSN TSN’s package of regional Winnipeg Jets games are available on TSN3, TSN.ca, and the TSN app to TSN and TSN Direct subscribers in the Jets’ designated broadcast region as defined by the NHL, which includes Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and parts of Northwestern Ontario including Kenora, Dryden, and Thunder Bay. Hockey on TSN TSN is home to the Winnipeg Jets, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, and Toronto Maple Leafs as part of its package of 190+ regional NHL regular season games. TSN delivers 60 Jets games on TSN3, 50 Canadiens games on TSN2, 55 Senators games on TSN5, and a slate of Leafs games on TSN4, all in the teams’ respective designated broadcast regions. 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, THAT’S HOCKEY, 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. Champions Live Here as TSN is also 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’s slate of live hockey programming also features exclusive coverage of the SPENGLER CUP, as well as the Hlinka Gretzky Cup.

About TSN
TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and provides world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN Direct, TSN.ca, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers more championship events than any broadcaster in the country. The network’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Spengler Cup, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup™, Premier League, Soccer Canada, CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLB, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, UFC, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.


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