TSN’s #TradeCentre: Canada’s Most-Trusted Source for Trade Deadline Day, Live on March 2 at 8 a.m. ET

— February 27, 2015

– TRADECENTRE airs live all day long on TSN, TSN GO, and on the TSN Hockey app –
– TSN’s all-star team of Hockey Insiders and experts deliver breaking #TradeCentre news all day long –
– TSN Digital delivers original content on Snapchat and fan discussion on Hubub for the first time –
– TSN broadcast is complemented by live coverage on TSN Radio stations across Canada –
– Tim Hortons signs on as sponsor of TRADECENTRE –

TORONTO (February 27, 2015) – TSN is Canada’s go-to destination for news and analysis surrounding NHL Trade Deadline Day during TRADECENTRE (#TradeCentre) – TSN’s signature 10-hour event. The industry’s most-watched and most-trusted source for hockey news and analysis, TRADECENTRE airs Monday, March 2 beginning at 8 a.m. ET on TSN. For fans at work or on-the-go, the entire broadcast will be available via live stream on TSN GO, TSN.ca, and on the TSN Hockey app. duthie tradecentre

TSN’s live coverage of TRADECENTRE ’15 is hosted by James Duthie. DOWNLOAD PHOTO HERE: http://bit.ly/1AbmUTr

Led by host James Duthie, TSN’s Hockey Insiders and experts are Canada’s most-trusted source for hockey news and information. For TRADECENTRE, they are joined by former Toronto Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson, who contributes his analysis to the Deadline Panel. TSN’s live broadcast of TRADECENTRE is complemented by comprehensive coverage of NHL Trade Deadline Day across digital and radio platforms. TSN’s own Cabral “Cabbie” Richards provides a different take on TRADECENTRE, interacting on social media with NHL players and hockey fans. Cabbie will create his own original hashtags and explore the trending topics of Deadline Day. TSN was the first broadcaster to deliver comprehensive, full-day coverage of NHL Trade Deadline Day, beginning in 2000. Each year, Canadians overwhelmingly make TRADECENTRE their #1 choice for hockey news and analysis. This year’s TRADECENTRE is sponsored by Tim Hortons, which will be featured prominently throughout TSN’s 10 consecutive hours of live coverage. Broadcast Team Host James Duthie leads TSN’s all-star roster of Hockey Insiders and experts through 10 hours of in-depth hockey talk. Throughout the day, TRADECENTRE delivers breaking news and instant analysis of each transaction, interviews with NHL players, coaches, and general managers, along with frequent reports from SPORTSCENTRE’s Bureau Reporters on-site with 10 NHL teams, including every Canadian team. The TRADECENTRE broadcast team: TSN Digital Fans’ ultimate digital resource for TRADECENTRE, the fully customizable TSN Hockey app delivers instant breaking news alerts, real-time game updates, video highlights, and much more from around the hockey world. The TSN Hockey app and TSN.ca are the ultimate destinations for NHL Trade Deadline Day. In addition to providing live streaming access to TRADECENTRE, these TSN Digital platforms also feature the following highlights:
  • Trade Tracker – delivering real-time updates on every trade as it happens
  • Trade Bait – providing stats, cap hits, and other key information on potential trade targets
  • Trade Deadline Playbooks – displaying each team’s situations in terms of upcoming free agents, players with no-trade clauses, top prospects, and potential plans
  • TSN Hockey Analytics’ stats guru Scott Cullen provides his take on NHL Trade Deadline Day’s impact from a fantasy and statistical perspective
Social Media TSN’s social media team keeps fans in the #TradeCentre loop on TSN’s official Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts, with real-time updates highlighting both the biggest trades and unique behind-the-scenes content from the TSN Studio. TSN covers TRADECENTRE on Snapchat for the first time ever, sharing exclusive photo and video content from the TSN Studio, as the network’s team of Hockey Insiders and experts breaks down the day’s biggest deals. Fans can also follow along and interact on digital platform Hubub, a unique social site for exploring and discussing interests. By visiting Hubub.com/TradeCentre, fans can integrate their own discussions with TSN’s comprehensive coverage of Deadline Day. TSN Radio For in-depth local coverage of TRADECENTRE, fans can tune in to TSN Radio stations across the country: TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto, TSN Radio 690 in Montreal, TSN Radio 1290 in Winnipeg, TSN Radio 1200 in Ottawa, TSN Radio 1260 in Edmonton, and TSN Radio 1040 in Vancouver. Live streaming of TSN Radio is also available on TSN Digital platforms. Each station features extensive coverage of Deadline Day focused on the local NHL team in their market. Throughout the day, TSN Radio stations will also pick up TSN’s live coverage of TRADECENTRE – with the television broadcast also featuring coverage from select TSN Radio stations.

TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, 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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