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Canucks TV Pay-Per-View now in high definition

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Canucks and CanucksTV announced today that for the first time in club history, all Pay-Per-View Canucks games this season will be available in High-definition as well as Standard-definition. The Canucks will be broadcasting 12 Pay-per-view games during the 2008-2009 regular season.

CanucksTV will usher in the season by offering HD for the first Pay-Per-View game scheduled October 13th at Washington. With some providers, customers can choose Standard-definition, at $139.95 for the full-season package, or High-definition at $169.95. Single games are available for $15.95 per game in HD, and $12.95 per game in Standard Definition.

“We are very pleased to be able to provide every CanucksTV broadcast this season in High-definition,” said Canucks President and CEO, Chris Zimmerman. “We are committed to delivering the highest quality product to our fans and believe this represents a major step towards reaching that goal. Viewers asked for more HD games and CanucksTV will provide it on each of the 12 games broadcast in Pay-Per-View during the 2008-09 season.”

Some of the highlights offered this season include Alex Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals taking on the Canucks during their October 13th match-up, Dany Heatley and the Ottawa Senators’ first meeting at General Motors Place since the Canucks shootout win in 2005, and a highly anticipated match-up against the Montreal Canadiens on February 15th.

Carriers offering PPV games in HD include TELUS, Shaw, Star Choice , Bell TV and Novus. Customers of carriers not listed can contact their local digital cable provider to confirm whether or not the HD feed will be available.

CanucksTV games now available on pay-per-view:

1. At Washington Capitals – Monday, October 13, 4:00 p.m.
2. At Chicago Blackhawks – Sunday, October 19, 4:00 p.m.
3. At Los Angeles Kings – Thursday, October 30, 7:30 p.m.
4. At Detroit Red Wings – Thursday, December 4, 4:30 p.m.
5. Ottawa Senators – Sunday, December 28, 7:00 p.m.
6. Philadelphia Flyers – Tuesday, December 30, 7:00 p.m.
7. Dallas Stars – Sunday, January 4, 7:00 p.m.
8. New Jersey Devils – Tuesday, January 13, 7:00 p.m.
9. Montreal Canadiens – Sunday, February 15, 7:00 p.m.
10. Tampa Bay Lightning – Friday, February 27, 7:00 p.m.
11. At Anaheim Ducks – Wednesday, March 11, 7:00 p.m.
12. At Colorado Avalanche – Friday, March 27, 6:00 p.m.

Pricing & how to order the games:

Canucks fans interested in pay-per-view should contact their local digital cable or satellite company for pricing and additional information.
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