TSN Radio 1200 in Ottawa and 94.5 Unique FM Announce French-Language Broadcast Partnership for the Ottawa Senators

— July 21, 2014

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OTTAWA (July 21, 2014)– Bell Media’sTSNRadio 1200 in Ottawa–the official voice of the Ottawa Senators –today announced a three-yearagreement with 94.5 Unique FM that allows the francophone community radiostation to continue delivering French-language coverage of the OttawaSenators. 

As part of the multi-yeararrangement, Unique FM will broadcast live coverage of allOttawa Senators games as well as pre- and post-game shows.  

Play-by-play voice NicolasSt-Pierre and analyst Alain Sanscartier will continue to provideFrench-language commentary for the station’s live Sens coverage.   

“We are thrilled to beentering into this exclusive agreement with Unique FM,” said Richard Gray,Regional Vice-President/General Manager, Radio/TV, Northern and EasternOntario/Maritimes, Bell Media. “Unique FM has done an outstanding job withOttawa Senators radio broadcasts over the past two seasons, developing anextremely deep connection with the francophone community of Ottawa and Gatineaualong the way.” 

“It’s a great day forfrancophone fans of the Ottawa Senators,” said Véronique Soucy, GeneralManager, Unique FM. “Our listeners are extremely passionate about their hometeam and we’re grateful to Bell Media and TSN 1200 for enabling us to continueour partnership with the hockey club.” 

TSN 1200 acquired Englishand French-language radio broadcast rights for the Ottawa Senators as part ofBell Media’s comprehensive 12-year partnership with the team, which wasannouncedearlier this year.

Live radio coverage beginswith the Sens’ first pre-season game of the 2014-15 NHL season on Monday, Sept.22. The team’s first regular season game is scheduled for Thursday, Oct.9.

Live game coverage of theOttawa Senators joins TSN 1200’s packed schedule of live broadcast coverage,which includes all games plus pre- andpost-game shows for the Ottawa Redblacks, Ottawa Fury FC and Ottawa 67’s,THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, Sunday afternoon NFL action,the Barclays Premier League, exclusive rights to theGREY CUP and IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP, and more.

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