New York, NY – NHL Network across North America is teaming with TSN to bring NHL fans extensive coverage of NHL Trade Deadline Day.
Hockey fans in the U.S. and Canada can keep tabs on all their favorite teams and players as NHL Network simulcasts TSN’s 10-hour program, TradeCentre 08, on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.
The wall-to-wall coverage includes a team of 20 Insiders, analysts, former NHL players, coaches and general managers, reporters and correspondents providing breaking news and instant analysis of each transaction, including interviews with players, coaches and GMs.
James Duthie hosts the event coverage from the NHL on TSN studio, while Hockey Insiders Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger, along with Gord Miller, are dialed in at the ‘Trade Breaker’ desk to bring fans the most up-to-date information on NHL trades. Analysts Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury are joined by guest analyst John Ferguson and Darren Pang on the ‘Instant Analysis’ panel, where they will break down each transaction and declare the day’s winners and losers. Contributor Matthew Barnaby will also be in-studio to comment on the day’s trades. Analyst Glenn Healy (in Boston) and contributors Keith Jones (in Stamford, CT) and Ed Olczyk (in Chicago) will join the panel via satellite with additional analysis.
Milbury, a former general manager with the New York Islanders, will also team up with Ferguson, former GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs, in the ‘GM’s Corner’ to provide front-office insight. Duthie will gather reaction from NHL team news conferences and conduct live interviews with players, coaches and GMs from around the league, including Anaheim Ducks GM Brian Burke and Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland.
NHL Network will summarize all the action from NHL Trade Deadline Day on NHL On The Fly at 9 p.m. ET and NHL On the Fly: Final at 12 midnight ET, featuring former Calgary Flames GM Craig Button with host Dan Pollard.
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As the definitive hockey destination, NHL Network offers viewers a 24-hour all-access pass to complete hockey coverage both on and off the ice, including live NHL games featuring stars such as Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin. The network’s daily signature show – NHL On The Fly – offers fans exclusive live look-ins to each NHL game, including goals, shootouts, extended highlights, stellar saves, features, interviews, pre- and post-game reports, team press conferences, expert analysis from a variety of hockey insiders and former players, plus special event coverage from the NHL All-Star Game, NHL Stanley Cup Final and NHL Entry Draft. Additional NHL Network programming includes international and amateur hockey, player profiles, interview shows and youth-oriented programs. NHL Network is available in the United States and Canada by contacting digital cable or satellite providers.
TSN, a division of CTVglobemedia, is Canada's Sports Leader. Setting the Canadian sports broadcasting standard, TSN's flagship news program, SportsCentre, was voted the number-one source for sports news by sports fans from across the country.** TSN's comprehensive broadcast schedule also features the NHL and first three rounds of the Stanley Cup Playoffs; Toronto Maple Leafs hockey; International Hockey including the IIHF World Junior Championship; the Olympic Games through 2012; CFL including Friday Night Football; NFL including Sunday and Monday Night Football; PGA TOUR and all four golf Majors; Season of Champions Curling; NASCAR including the Daytona 500; Formula One including the Canadian Grand Prix; IRL including the Indy 500; Blue Jays baseball; Raptors basketball and the NBA Finals; Tennis and all four Grand Slam events; EURO 2008 and UEFA Champions League Soccer; and HBO World Championship boxing. TSN HD offers more sports coverage, more hours and more events in High Definition than any other network in Canada, reinforcing TSN's position as Canada's Sports Leader in High Definition. TSN is available in 9 million households. TSN's programming and news content is also available online at TSN.ca.