Friday, June 13, 2008
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Michael Bucek and Clear Channel Radio/Phoenix Vice President/Market Manager Joe Puglise announced today that they have agreed to a new radio broadcast partnership. With this agreement, XTRA Sports 910 will become the “Radio Home of the Coyotes,” covering the NHL club on 910 AM and on the web at www.xtra910.com
. “We're very excited about the coverage XTRA Sports 910 will provide to our fans” said Bucek. "The Coyotes are proud to be a part of the station's powerful lineup of local and national sports talk and high-profile live national radio play-by-play coverage."
XTRA Sports 910, "The Valley’s Sports Leader", will serve as the flagship station of the Coyotes Radio Network. Puglise also added, "We're thrilled to be the new home and destination radio broadcast partner of the Phoenix Coyotes. As one of only a few top-tier major professional sport franchises in town, we look forward to a successful relationship and working well together for some time to come. This agreement makes complete strategic and financial sense for both XTRA Sports and the Coyotes."
Broadcasters Bob Heethuis
and Louie DeBrusk
will continue to call all of the exciting Coyotes action. In addition to coverage of Coyotes games, the station will air pre and post-game Coyotes programming and a weekly magazine show hosted by XTRA Sports 910’s Luke Lapinski
, who enters his first season as a Coyotes radio host.