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Flames 2015-16 broadcast schedule announced

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

TORONTO, ON -- The hockey season is about to heat up for Calgary hockey fans, with the NHL on Sportsnet delivering exclusive coverage of all 82 Flames games of the 2015-16 season on television, as well as on radio on Sportsnet 960 The FAN. The first puck drops on Sportsnet at 8 p.m. MT/10 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 7 – opening night of the NHL regular season – as the Flames begin at home with a re-match of last year’s first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs opponent, the Vancouver Canucks.

In addition to the regular season broadcasts, Sportsnet will also broadcast two Flames pre-season match-ups on Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 26.

ON TV - REGIONAL

Sportsnet West will be home to 46 regional Flames match-ups, with an additional 14 regional games airing on the Sportsnet ONE companion channel, Sportsnet Flames. The regional television broadcast schedule begins on Tuesday, Oct. 13 when the Flames host the last year’s Central Division champion St. Louis Blues at 7 p.m. MT on Sportsnet Flames.

Rick Ball returns to the broadcast booth to call the play-by-play alongside analyst Kelly Hrudey, with host Roger Millions providing rinkside updates.

Highlights from NHL on Sportsnet’s regional Calgary Flames schedule include:

- Three games against the 2014-15 Pacific Division champions - Anaheim Ducks

- Eight all-Canadian matchups; including three games against the Winnipeg Jets, two each against the Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks and one against the Montreal Canadiens

- A date with the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, Nov. 20 on Sportsnet West

ON TV - NATIONAL

NHL on Sportsnet will broadcast 22 national Calgary Flames games this season. Highlights from the Flames national broadcast package include:

- 13 Hockey Night in Canada Saturday matchups, including four Battle of Alberta showdowns versus the Edmonton Oilers (channel allocations to be announced on a weekly basis)

- Seven appearances on Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey, beginning with the first Flames game of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 7

- Seven Sunday evening appearances on Rogers Hometown Hockey on Sportsnet, beginning Sunday, Oct. 25 when the Flames travel to New York to take on the Rangers

ON RADIO - SPORTSNET 960 THE FAN

Sportsnet 960 The FAN is the exclusive home of Calgary Flames radio broadcasts this season. Derek Wills returns to call the play-by-play for all Flames radio broadcasts, alongside analyst Peter Loubardias.

In addition to Sportsnet’s Calgary Flames regional broadcasts (including radio rights on Sportsnet 960 The FAN), Sportsnet has exclusive Canadian broadcast coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Stanley Cup Final, NHL All-Star Game, NHL Draft Lottery, NHL Draft, and the NHL Awards. Sportsnet is also the official regional television broadcast rights holder for the Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs (including radio rights on Sportsnet 590 The FAN), Montreal Canadiens and Vancouver Canucks.

CALGARY FLAMES 2015-16 TV BROADCAST SCHEDULE

* Channel allocations for Hockey Night in Canada to be announced on a weekly basis

Note: Schedule is subject to change

PRE-SEASON

September

- Friday, Sept. 25, Vancouver @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet ONE)

- Saturday, Sept. 26, Calgary @ Vancouver, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

REGULAR SEASON

October

- Wednesday, Oct. 7, Vancouver @ Calgary, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

- Saturday, Oct. 10, Calgary @ Vancouver, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Tuesday, Oct. 13, St. Louis @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Friday, Oct. 16, Calgary @ Winnipeg, 6 p.m. MT / 8 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Saturday, Oct. 17, Edmonton @ Calgary, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Tuesday, Oct. 20, Washington @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet 360)

- Friday, Oct. 23, Detroit @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet ONE)

- Sunday, Oct. 25, Calgary @ New York Rangers, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

- Monday, Oct. 26, Calgary @ New York Islanders, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Wednesday, Oct. 28, Calgary @ Ottawa, 5:30 p.m. MT / 7:30 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

- Friday, Oct. 30, Montreal @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Saturday, Oct. 31, Calgary @ Edmonton, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

November

- Tuesday, Nov. 3, Calgary @ Colorado, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Thursday, Nov. 5, Philadelphia @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet 360)

- Saturday, Nov. 7, Pittsburgh @ Calgary, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Tuesday, Nov. 10, Calgary @ Florida, 5:30 p.m. MT / 7:30 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Thursday, Nov. 12, Calgary @ Tampa Bay, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Friday, Nov. 13, Calgary @ Washington, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Sunday, Nov. 15, Calgary @ Chicago, 6:30 p.m. MT / 8:30 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet ONE)

- Tuesday, Nov. 17, New Jersey @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Friday, Nov. 20, Chicago @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Tuesday, Nov. 24, Calgary @ Anaheim, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Friday, Nov. 27, Calgary @ Arizona, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Saturday, Nov. 28, Calgary @ San Jose, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

December

- Tuesday, Dec. 1, Dallas @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Friday, Dec. 4, Boston @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Tuesday, Dec. 8, San Jose @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Thursday, Dec. 10, Buffalo @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet 360)

- Saturday, Dec. 12, New York Rangers @ Calgary, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Tuesday, Dec. 15, Calgary @ Nashville, 6 p.m. MT / 8 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Thursday, Dec. 17, Calgary @ Dallas, 6:30 p.m. MT / 8:30 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Saturday, Dec. 19, Calgary @ St. Louis, 1 p.m. MT / 3 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Sunday, Dec. 20, Calgary @ Detroit, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

- Tuesday, Dec. 22, Winnipeg @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Sunday, Dec. 27, Edmonton @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

- Tuesday, Dec. 29, Anaheim @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Thursday, Dec. 31, Los Angeles @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet 360)

January

- Saturday, Jan. 2, Calgary @ Colorado, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Tuesday, Jan. 5, Tampa Bay @ Calgary, 8 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Thursday, Jan. 7, Arizona @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Monday, Jan. 11, San Jose @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Wednesday, Jan. 13, Florida @ Calgary, 7:30 p.m. MT / 9:30 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet ONE)

- Saturday, Jan. 16, Calgary @ Edmonton, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Tuesday, Jan. 19, Calgary @ New Jersey, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Thursday, Jan. 21, Calgary @ Columbus, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Sunday, Jan. 24, Calgary @ Carolina, 4 p.m. MT / 6 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

- Monday, Jan. 25, Calgary @ Dallas, 6:30 p.m. MT / 8:30 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Wednesday, Jan. 27, Nashville @ Calgary, 7:30 p.m. MT / 9:30 p.m. ET (National - Sportsnet ONE)

February

- Wednesday, Feb. 3, Carolina @ Calgary, 7:30 p.m. MT / 9:30 p.m. ET (National - Sportsnet ONE)

- Friday, Feb. 5, Columbus @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Saturday, Feb. 6, Calgary @ Vancouver, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Tuesday, Feb. 9, Toronto @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Thursday, Feb. 11, Calgary @ San Jose, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet 360)

- Friday, Feb. 12, Calgary @ Arizona, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Monday, Feb. 15, Anaheim @ Calgary, 4 p.m. MT / 6 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Wednesday, Feb. 17, Minnesota @ Calgary, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet ONE)

- Friday, Feb. 19, Vancouver @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Sunday, Feb. 21, Calgary @ Anaheim, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (National - Sportsnet)

- Tuesday, Feb. 21, Calgary @ Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m. MT / 10:30 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Thursday, Feb. 25, New York Islanders @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Saturday, Feb. 27, Ottawa @ Calgary, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Monday, Feb. 29, Calgary @ Philadelphia, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

March

- Tuesday, March 1, Calgary @ Boston, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Thursday, March 3, Calgary @ Buffalo, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet 360)

- Saturday, March 5, Calgary @ Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. MT / 3 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

- Monday, March 7, San Jose @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Wednesday, March 9, Nashville @ Calgary, 7:30 p.m. MT / 9:30 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet ONE)

- Friday, March 11, Arizona @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Monday, March 14, St. Louis @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Wednesday, March 16, Winnipeg @ Calgary, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Friday, March 18, Colorado @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Sunday, March 20, Calgary @ Montreal, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

- Monday, March 21, Calgary @ Toronto, 5:30 p.m. MT / 7:30 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Thursday, March 24, Calgary @ Minnesota, 6 p.m. MT / 8 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Saturday, March 26, Chicago @ Calgary, 6 p.m. MT / 8 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Monday, March 28, Calgary @ Arizona, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet Flames)

- Wednesday, March 30, Calgary @ Anaheim, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Sportsnet)

- Thursday, March 31, Calgary @ Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m. MT / 10:30 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

April

- Saturday, April 2, Calgary @ Edmonton, 8 p.m. MT / 10 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

- Tuesday, April 5, Los Angeles @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Thursday, April 7, Vancouver @ Calgary, 7 p.m. MT / 9 p.m. ET (Regional – Sportsnet West)

- Saturday, April 9, Calgary @ Minnesota, 5 p.m. MT / 7 p.m. ET (National – Hockey Night in Canada)

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