TSN’s FREE AGENT FRENZY is Canada’s Source for Free Agency Coverage on Canada Day

— June 28, 2017

– TSN is Canada’s most-trusted source for hockey news and analysis, delivering more than six consecutive hours of live FREE AGENT FRENZY coverage beginning Canada Day (Saturday, July 1) at 11 a.m. ET on TSN –
– James Duthie anchors TSN’s acclaimed panel of Hockey Insiders, analysts, and reporters breaking down each signing –
– TSN complements FREE AGENT FRENZY with comprehensive coverage across TSN Radio, TSN Digital, BarDown.com, and the network’s slate of social media platforms –

TSN is Canada’s #1 destination for free agency coverage as the network delivers its signature annual FREE AGENT FRENZY special, breaking down the key signings and acquisitions that kick off the NHL free agency period. TSN’s 11th edition of FREE AGENT FRENZY, anchored by more than six consecutive hours of live coverage, begins Canada Day (Saturday, July 1) at 11 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4. TSN.ca primes fans for the action, breaking down the Top 50 unrestricted free agents ahead of the opening of the signing window. The network complements FREE AGENT FRENZY with extensive coverage on SPORTSCENTRE and across TSN’s digital platforms. TSN Digital also features a live free agent tracker recording all signings throughout the day, and provides fans with a complete list of restricted and unrestricted free agents organized by team, as well as video analysis and player interviews, and instant signing alerts via the TSN GO app. Additionally, TSN’s Scott Cullen breaks down each signing in the Numbers Game column. Fans can also stay up-to-date all summer long with news on the latest free agent signings and trades at TSN.ca. FREE AGENT FRENZY made its debut in 2006 and has become a Canada Day tradition for hockey fans across the country. TSN subscribers can access live streaming and on-demand viewing of FREE AGENT FRENZY via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN GO mobile app. Broadcast Team Host James Duthie leads TSN’s FREE AGENT FRENZY team of Hockey Insiders, analysts, and reporters – providing breaking news and instant analysis of the day’s events, along with live interviews with players, coaches, and GMs. TSN’s FREE AGENT FRENZY broadcast team includes: TSN Radio In addition to TSN’s live broadcast coverage, fans can tune in to TSN Radio stations across the country for in-depth news and analysis of all the free agency action, focusing on the team in each station’s market. TSN Radio coverage is available for live streaming worldwide via the TSN GO and iHeartRadio mobile apps. Fans can visit TSN.ca/Radio for a list of all TSN Radio official websites and programming information. FREE AGENT FRENZY is part of a jam-packed Canada Day of marquee live sporting events on TSN, including:
  • RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019 QUALIFIER: Leg #2 USA vs. Canada at 6 p.m. ET on TSN3
  • MLS ON TSN pre-game begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN, followed by:
    • Chicago Fire vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC at 7 p.m. ET on TSN1
    • FC Dallas vs. Toronto FC at 7 p.m. ET on TSN4
    • Montreal Impact vs. DC United at 7 p.m. ET on TSN5
  • NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series: Coca-Cola 400 at 7 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • CFL ON TSN: CANADA 150 WEEKEND – Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers at 9 p.m. ET on TSN

About TSN

TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and provides world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.caTSN GO, 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, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, Premier League, CONCACAF Gold Cup and Champions League, 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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