July 13, 2024

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The Vancouver Canucks’ Sportsnet Pacific regional broadcast with John Shorthouse and John Garrett will cowl 56 video games this season.

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The opposite 26 video games will present up on Hockey Night time in Canada or one other of Sportsnet’s nationwide broadcasts. (You possibly can view the whole TV schedule right here.)

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However the place audio listeners can tune stays a thriller.

Sportsnet introduced their broadcast plans for the upcoming season on Thursday, revealing the regional TV schedules for the 4 Canadian groups — the Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs — to which they maintain regional broadcast rights.

Within the announcement, in addition they famous the radio schedules for the 2 different Canadian groups they’ve rights to — the Calgary Flames (for 82 video games) and the Toronto Maple Leafs (for 41 video games).

There was no point out of the Canucks.

There was loads of hypothesis about how the Canucks’ audio broadcasts shall be delivered to followers in 2022-23. Sportsnet 650 has held the rights for the previous 5 seasons and whereas there was perception months in the past the radio station and the Canucks had been set to resume their deal, they’ve but to make any announcement.

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Notably, 650’s protection of the workforce is progressing as if they’ll nonetheless be broadcasting video games this season, even when there hasn’t been an official announcement.

The dearth of announcement is curious, although there are different offers between Rogers and the Canucks that at the moment are within the body. The regional TV rights deal is up on the finish of this coming season. And so is the world naming deal.

Rogers first picked up the naming rights to Rogers Area in 2010, on a 10-year contract. However when the regional TV deal was renewed in 2013, on a 10-year extension, the world deal was quietly prolonged as nicely, a supply concerned within the negotiations on the time confirmed to Postmedia.

And so we marvel, is there an even bigger bundle within the works?

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