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Sportsnet Announces NHL Opening Week Broadcast Details

October 11, 2022 – As the puck drops on the 2022-23 NHL season tonight, Sportsnet is hitting the ice to deliver exclusive English-language national and regional coverage on TV, radio and via live stream on SN NOW.

New this season, fans across Canada can live stream more hockey than ever with more than 1,000 national and out-of-market games as NHL LIVE moves exclusively to SN NOW PREMIUM.

Sportsnet’s coverage of the NHL Opening Week includes:


Tuesday, October 11

7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT – Tampa Bay Lightning @ New York Rangers (Sportsnet ONE & SN NOW)

10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT – Vegas Golden Knights @ Los Angeles Kings (Sportsnet ONE & SN NOW)

  • Studio – Host: Amber; Analysts: Friedman and Stewart


Wednesday, October 12

7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey (Sportsnet & SN NOW)

Caroline Cameron returns as studio host for the mid-week marquee broadcast, alongside Jennifer Botterill, Friedman and Stewart.


Thursday, October 13

9 p.m. / 6 p.m. PT – Hockey Central (Sportsnet & SN NOW)

9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PT – Colorado Avalanche @ Calgary Flames (Sportsnet ONE & SN NOW | Sportsnet 960 The FAN)


Saturday, October 15

4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT – Vancouver Canucks @ Philadelphia Flyers (Sportsnet Pacific & SN NOW | Sportsnet 650)

6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT – Hockey Night in Canada (Sportsnet, CBC & SN NOW | OMNI Television)

Host Ron MacLean anchors the Saturday night classic alongside Kevin Bieksa, Botterill, Friedman and Hrudey. Plus, Insiders Friedman and Jeff Marek return for the weekly 32 Thoughts segment during the second intermission.

  • 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Ottawa Senators @ Toronto Maple Leafs (Sportsnet Ontario, Sportsnet West, Sportsnet Pacific, CBC, OMNI Television & SN NOW)
    • Play-by-play: Cuthbert; Analyst: Simpson; Reporter: Bukauskas
  • 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Montreal Canadiens @ Washington Capitals (Sportsnet East, Citytv & SN NOW)
  • 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT – Calgary Flames @ Edmonton Oilers (CBC, Sportsnet , OMNI Television & SN NOW)
    • Play-by-play: Singh; Analyst: DeBrusk; Reporter: Oake
    • SN960 – Play-by-play: Wills; Analyst: Loubardias
    • Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition – Play-by-play: Bhandal; Analyst: Pander
  • After Hours (Sportsnet, CBC & SN NOW)
    • Host: Oake


Monday, October 17

7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Rogers Monday Night Hockey presented by Desjardins and Pepsi (Sportsnet ONE & SN NOW)

  • Host Amber and analysts Anson Carter, Cassie Campbell-Pascall and Keith Yandle tee up the evening’s action.
  • 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Arizona Coyotes @ Toronto Maple Leafs (Sportsnet Ontario, Sportsnet West & SN NOW)
    • Play-by-play: Cuthbert; Analyst: Simpson; Reporter: Bukauskas
  • 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Pittsburgh Penguins @ Montreal Canadiens (Sportsnet East & SN NOW)
    • Play-by-play: Bartlett; Analyst: Galley; Host: McKenzie

7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT – Vancouver Canucks @ Washington Capitals (Sportsnet Pacific, Citytv & SN NOW)

  • Play-by-play: Shorthouse; Analyst: Garrett; Host: Murphy
  • SN650 – Play-by-play: Batchelor; Analyst: Janda


As the home of the NHL in Canada, Sportsnet is set to deliver 130+ national broadcasts this season. Complementing the network’s national schedule, Sportsnet will broadcast more than 130 regional games as the official regional television broadcast rights holder for the Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames (including radio rights on Sportsnet 960 The FAN), Toronto Maple Leafs (including radio rights on Sportsnet 590 The FAN) and Vancouver Canucks.

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