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HDNET to Provide Exclusive High Definition Coverage of Blues/Predators Game on Sat., Feb. 16

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators
Blackout restrictions are lifted in the Predators' home team territory for Saturday night's game versus the St. Louis Blues

February 15, 2008
What:        HDNet will provide live, exclusive high definition coverage of
the St. Louis Blues at Nashville Predators, Saturday, February 16 at
8:00 p.m. ET.  This game will be available to HDNet subscribers within
the Nashville Predators local broadcast territory, as the blackout
restrictions for this game have been lifted.

Predators fans will have access to the "NHL on HDNet" broadcast which is
shot exclusively for presentation in the highest-quality 1080i
high-definition format, giving viewers all the benefits of a 16:9 aspect
ratio and high resolution picture without compromising the image to
serve a standard-definition, 4:3 broadcast audience.

When:        St. Louis Blues @ Nashville Predators - Saturday, February 16 at
8:00 p.m. ET.

Where:    This live national telecast is available in HDTV only on HDNet.
Fans who wish to see the game live should contact their cable or
satellite provider to sign up for HDNet.  This game will be available to
HDNet subscribers within the Wild home broadcast territory as the
blackout restrictions for this game have been lifted.

HDNet is available nationally on satellite on DIRECTV (Channel 97) and
Dish Network (Channel 9422) and on cable via the following systems in
the Predators viewing area:

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