TSN becomes English-language regional TV broadcaster of the Canadiens
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MONTREAL - TSN and the Canadiens announced today a new multi-year English-language regional TV broadcast rights agreement, with the network beginning to present preseason and regular season games for the 2017-18 season. The new agreement sees TSN air a slate of games in the Montreal Canadiens' designated broadcast region, which spans Eastern and Northern Ontario, Québec, and Atlantic Canada.
"We are very pleased to have entered a new partnership agreement with The Sports Network (TSN) for the Canadiens English television regional broadcasting rights," said Geoff Molson, owner, president and CEO of the Montreal Canadiens.
"This agreement with TSN is a testament to our commitment to provide our fans with a comprehensive and reliable broadcast on English television for the foreseeable future.
As well, TSN Radio 690 renewed its agreement with the team and will broadcast all preseason, regular season and playoff games, in addition to their daily coverage of the team on its various programs.