Altitude will broadcast Joe Sakic’s Retirement Ceremony live on Thursday, October 1 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., the network announced today. After 20 seasons and 13 All-Star Appearances, Joe Sakic is hanging up his skates and Altitude is taking you through his pregame retirement ceremony at Pepsi Center.
Altitude’s coverage will include interviews with current and former Colorado Avalanche players, a video montage of Sakic’s career and an interview with him following the celebration.
The entire ceremony will re-air on Altitude four times, including October 1 at 11:00 p.m., October 2 at 6:30 a.m. and noon, and on October 3 at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony will also be available to Comcast digital cable subscribers as a Video on Demand selection for 30 days from the original air date.
Peter McNab, Mike Haynes, Kyle Keefe and Peter Ruttgaizer will host and report throughout the 90 minute coverage. On the radio side, Marc Moser and Mark Bertagnolli will provide 60 minutes of live coverage of the ceremony as well. The Colorado Avalanche vs. San Jose Sharks game that evening will be available on national television and locally on Mile High Sports Radio AM 1510. About Altitude Sports & EntertainmentSeen in more than 3 million homes in a 10 state territory, Altitude is the television home of the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Mammoth, Colorado Rapids, Colorado Eagles, the Big Sky Conference, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, ESPN Syndication (including Big 12 Conference and Western Athletic Conference events), as well as other local and regional sports, entertainment and public service programming. A full list of Altitude programming and other information can be found at www.altitude.tv.