TSN Features Live Coverage of 50 Regular Season Montreal Canadiens Games as Part of 2018-19 Regional NHL Broadcast Schedule

— September 13, 2018

– Regular season coverage begins with Montreal’s season opener against Los Angeles on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN2, TSN.ca, and the TSN app –
– As the team’s official radio broadcaster, TSN 690 Montreal delivers live coverage of every Habs game –

TORONTO (September 13, 2018) – TSN, Canada’s Sports Leader, today announced its regional broadcast schedule for the Montreal Canadiens’ 2018-2019 NHL season, including five pre-season and 50 regular season games. TSN’s regular season coverage begins with the Habs’ home opener against Los Angeles on Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN2 – and for TSN and TSN Direct subscribers in the Habs’ designated broadcast region on TSN.ca and the TSN app – with comprehensive coverage on TSN 690 Montreal. The complete Montreal Canadiens broadcast schedule can be found at TSN.ca. Highlights of the 2018-19 HABS ON TSN broadcast schedule include:
  • Five pre-season games, including a home-and-home series against Original Six rival Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday, September 24 and Wednesday, September 26, both at 7:30 p.m. ET.
  • The Habs make a trip to Sin City to face off against the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday, December 22 at 4 p.m. ET.
  • Three regular season games against the defending Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals, including the team’s penultimate game on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. ET.
Broadcast Team TSN’s package of Montreal Canadiens games is led by the HABS ON TSN broadcast team of host Tessa Bonhomme, with Pierre LeBrun in studio. Habs broadcasts feature new play-by-play announcer Bryan Mudryk, with contributions from Dave Poulin, Mike Johnson, and Craig Button. Providing insight and analysis on the Habs throughout the season is TSN’s Montreal Bureau Reporter John Lu, who also delivers news and reports for SPORTSCENTRE and across TSN’s slate of programs and platforms. TSN 690 Montreal As the team’s official English-language radio broadcaster, TSN 690 Montreal provides live coverage of all pre-season, regular season, and playoff games, featuring play-by-play announcer Dan Robertson and commentator Sergio Momesso. TSN 690 provides pre-game, intermission, and post-game coverage for all games throughout the season. Fans can continue to turn to the station for extensive Habs discussion throughout the day, as well as industry-leading analysis from TSN Hockey Insiders, with contributions from Pierre McGuire, Ray Ferraro, and more. TSN.ca and the TSN App TSN has the Montreal Canadiens 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 from Lu
  • 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
HABS ON TSN TSN’s package of regional Montreal Canadiens games are available on TSN2, TSN.ca, and the TSN app for TSN and TSN Direct subscribers in the Habs’ designated broadcast region as defined by the NHL, which spans Eastern and Northern Ontario, Québec, and Atlantic Canada. Additionally, RDS’s suite of channels – including RDS, RDS2, and RDSInfo – deliver French-language coverage of 60 Montreal Canadiens games throughout the 2018-19 regular season. 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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