|80 Oilers games will be broadcast this year, including 40 on Sportsnet West. An additional two games will be available on edmontonoilers.com, ensuring the full season is available for viewing. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Richard Lam) |
The Edmonton Oilers announced their 2009-10 season broadcast schedule which features 80 televised games. The Oilers 31st NHL season will include 40 Sportsnet West broadcasts and the unique addition of one game on CITY TV Alberta on December 3rd, Edmonton at Detroit.
Again this season, Gene Principe, Kevin Quinn and Louie DeBrusk return for another season of Oilers Hockey on Rogers Sportsnet West.
“The Sportsnet West schedule is very balanced this year with 19 home and 21 away Oilers games,” said Allan Watt, Oilers Vice President of Broadcast and Communications. “Sportsnet starts the season with a Battle of Alberta match up when the Oilers and Flames go head-to-head on October 8th at Rexall Place. Sportsnet will also broadcast seven games against Canadian rivals this year which always draw tons of viewers.”
"Our partnership with the Edmonton Oilers is entering its 11th year and we couldn't be happier,” said Doug Beeforth, President, Rogers Sportsnet. “We’re pleased to broadcast more Edmonton games than any other broadcaster, giving Oilers fans the ‘Hockey That Matters’.”
While 40 games will be televised on Rogers Sportsnet West, another 16 games will be shown on Molson Canadian Oilers Pay Per View. The Oilers will appear 12 times on CBC’s Hockey Night In Canada and 10 games will be broadcast by TSN. The only regular season games not to be broadcast on television are Wednesday, December 9th and Wednesday, March 3rd, these and all other Oilers games will be aired live on the Oilers Radio Network. Oilers fans will also be able to catch the pre-season game versus Tampa Bay on September 24th broadcast on TSN. All seven Oilers pre-season games will be streamed live on edmontonoilers.com.
Fans of Oilers Pay Per View will enjoy 16 games of commercial-free hockey this season. The Molson Canadian Oilers Pay Per View package is highlighted by November match ups versus John Tavares and the New York Islanders, the New York Rangers and the Ottawa Senators. Leading up to New Years, the Toronto Maple Leafs game will be broadcast on Pay Per View followed late in the regular season with a game versus the Vancouver Canucks. Oilers Pay-Per-View is available on TELUS TV, TELUS Satellite TV, Shaw Digital TV, Shaw Direct and Bell TV.
Edmonton Oilers hockey is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial, TELUS and Ford.2009-10 EDMONTON OILERS BROADCAST SCHEDULE