ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have extended their multiplatform partnership with Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, and Hubbard Radio (WFED 1500) through the 2020-21 NHL season, Monumental Sports & Entertainment chief marketing officer Hunter Lochmann announced today. As part of the extension, Entercom station 106.7 The Fan (WJFK-FM) in Washington, D.C., will continue to serve as the flagship station for the Capitals, carrying all Capitals games plus pre- and postgame shows on one of the region's strongest radio signals. In addition, all games will continue to be streamed on the RADIO.COM, the fastest-growing digital audio app in the U.S. and thefandc.com.
"We are extremely pleased to extend our partnership with Entercom," said Lochmann. "Entercom station 106.7 The Fan has been a great partner for us and has provided our fans with terrific original programming and coverage of our team. The powerful signal the station provides is a great benefit to our fans."
106.7 The Fan has been the home for Washington Capitals games and will continue to carry every game live with the Capitals' veteran broadcast team of John Walton and Ken Sabourin. Capitals game broadcasts will continue to include 15 minutes of pre-game coverage prior to puck drop and 45 minutes of programming after the game concludes. The post-game show will include player interviews and a live broadcast of Capitals head coach Todd Reirden's post-game press conference. The Capitals pre- and post-game shows will continue to be hosted by Ben Raby.
In addition, 106.7 The Fan will air a weekly Caps show, "Crashing the Net" with Tom Daly on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., and two weekly interviews with Capitals players, featuring defenseman John Carlson (Chad Dukes vs. The World, Wednesdays at 3 p.m.) and forward Brett Connolly (Grant & Danny, Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.) and a bi-weekly interview with head coach Todd Reirden (The Sports Junkies, Wednesdays at 7 a.m.).
"We are thrilled to bring Capitals hockey to D.C.'s top-rated sports station 106.7 The Fan," said Phil Zachary, senior vice president and market manager, Entercom Washington, D.C. "In addition to all games, the station will provide fans with full coverage of their favorite team through premiere programming on air, online and on demand. Capitals fans nationwide now have more resources than ever to stay up-to-date with the team and we look forward to continue serving as their hub for everything Capitals."
All Capitals games can also be heard on Caps Radio 24/7, the team's 24-hour audio channel, featuring round-the-clock news updates, player interviews, and music selected by players, coaches, fans and the team's game entertainment staff. "Caps GameDay" airs on Caps Radio 24/7 Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. Hosted by Raby, the show features the latest news from the Washington Capitals, interviews with players and coaches, local and national media members. Caps Radio 24/7 is the online home of the Capitals Radio Network, airing all Capitals games as well as select Hershey Bears and South Carolina Stingrays broadcasts. The station can be accessed, free of charge, via the Caps Mobile App radio button as well as through TuneIn radio app and anywhere online at www.capsradio247.com.
The Capitals Radio Network includes 14 different stations in 2018-19, serving the Mid-Atlantic region from Pennsylvania to North Carolina.
Listeners can tune in to 106.7 The Fan (WJFK-FM) in Washington, D.C. on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
106.7 The Fan is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM is now the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage. The digital platform currently has over 235 stations and 2,500 podcasts with more added continuously.
RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom, a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the country.