– All 82 Oilers games available on Sportsnet and Rogers, including 32 national and 50 regional games–
–Veteran hockey analyst Drew Remenda joins Sportsnet; hits Oilers broadcast booth alongside Kevin Quinn –
TORONTO (August 22, 2014) From the first puck drop to the final whistle, Oilers fans will get a front row seat to all 82 games this season on Sportsnet and Rogers. The Oilers’ regular season broadcast schedule, featuring 32 national games and 50 regional games, gets underway on Sportsnet at 7:30 p.m. MT on Thursday, Oct. 9 as the Oilers host the Calgary Flames in the season’s first Battle of Alberta. (See full broadcast schedule below).
On TV - Regional
Sportsnet’s regional television broadcast schedule kicks off on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 8:30 p.m. MT on Sportsnet West as the Oilers head south to take on the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.
Sportsnet West will be home to 40 regional Oilers games, with 10 regional games airing on Sportsnet Oilers, the Sportsnet ONE companion channel. Kevin Quinn returns to the broadcast booth to call play-by-play, while host Gene Principe reports from rinkside.
Drew Remenda joins the NHL on Sportsnet broadcast team as analyst, working alongside Quinn. The five-time Northern California Emmy Award winner was part of the San Jose Sharks broadcast team for more than 14 years, and also served as an analyst on CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada.
“I’m thrilled to be returning to Canada and to be joining the crew at Sportsnet,” said Remenda. “The Oilers are an exciting young team, and I look forward to working with Kevin to call the games.”
Highlights from Sportsnet’s regional Oilers schedule include:
- Back-to-back games against Pacific Division rival Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, Dec. 10 and Friday, Dec. 12
- Seven all-Canadian showdowns on Sportsnet West and Sportsnet Oilers
- Five matchups against defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Los Angeles Kings
On TV – National
Rogers will air 32 national Edmonton Oilers matchups this season. Highlights from the Oilers national broadcast package include:
- 12 Saturday night matchups on Hockey Night in Canada beginning Saturday, Oct. 11, as the Oilers meet the Canucks in Vancouver (channel allocations to be announced on a weekly basis)
- 9 Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey games, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 22 as Edmonton hosts the Washington Capitals on Sportsnet
- An appearance on Rogers Hometown Hockey, the newest national night on the NHL schedule, on Sunday, Jan. 11 vs. the Florida Panthers on City
In addition to Sportsnet’s Edmonton Oilers regional broadcasts, Rogers will deliver 350 national regular season NHL games across nine networks, including CBC, City, Sportsnet (East, Ontario, West, and Pacific), Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360 and FX Canada. Rogers 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 Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs (including radio rights on Sportsnet 590 The FAN) and Calgary Flames (including radio rights on Sportsnet 960 The FAN).
Edmonton Oilers 2014-15 TV Broadcast ScheduleOctober
*Channel allocations for Hockey Night in Canada to be announced on a weekly basis