FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
GLENDALE ARIZONA --- Arizona Coyotes President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc announced today that the Coyotes have extended their partnership agreement with Bonneville Phoenix through the 2018-19 NHL season. As part of the extension, Bonneville Phoenix Media and Marketing will continue to broadcast all Coyotes pre-season, regular season and playoff games in the Valley on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, KTAR 620 AM and KTAR NEWS 92.3 FM.
Coyotes' Radio Play-by-Play Announcer Bob Heethuis returns for his 12th season with the team to call all games on the Coyotes Radio Network along with former Coyotes defenseman Nick Boynton who is entering his third season as the Coyotes' Radio Color Analyst.
"We're thrilled to extend our partnership with Bonneville Phoenix," said LeBlanc. "Arizona Sports is the Valley's leader in quality local sports programming and they have done an outstanding job keeping our fans connected to the Coyotes on the radio and online. We look forward to Arizona Sports continuing to provide our fans with extensive, professional Coyotes coverage all season long."
"We are honored to continue our partnership with the Arizona Coyotes," said Scott Sutherland, VP/Market Manager of Arizona Sports. "We couldn't be more excited about the direction of the team, from the front office, the coaches, and, of course, the exciting new talent led by the finest captain in all of sports."
Coyotes' game broadcasts on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, KTAR 620 AM and KTAR NEWS 92.3 FM will all include 30 minutes of pre-game coverage prior to the puck drop and 30 minutes of coverage after the game concludes. The post-game show will include player interviews and a live broadcast of Coyotes Head Dave Tippett's post-game press conference. The Coyotes pre and post-game show will be hosted by Luke Lapinski. Todd Walsh will continue to contribute features to the broadcasts.
In addition to regular player interviews throughout the season, each Wednesday, Arizona Sports 98.7 FM will air three weekly Coyotes shows featuring General Manager John Chayka (Doug and Wolf), Head Coach Dave Tippett (Bickley and Marotta) and Captain Shane Doan (Burns and Gambo). Coyotes President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc will also be a guest on Doug and Wolf on occasion throughout the season.
Fans outside the Phoenix market can enjoy listening to all Coyotes games through the team's affiliate stations in Flagstaff (KVNA), Lake Havasu (KNTR), Prescott (KDDL/KQNA), Safford (KATO) and Sedona (KAZM).
The Coyotes home and season opener on Saturday, October 15 versus the Philadelphia Flyers at 6 p.m. will be broadcast on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. For more information on Coyotes tickets, please call 480-563-PUCK (7825) or visit www.ArizonaCoyotes.com.