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Where Greatness Begins: Sportsnet announces 2018-19 CHL broadcast schedule

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The Edmonton Oil Kings will see their players spotlighted a number of times over the course of the 2018-19 season, it was announced Thursday.

Oil Kings captain Trey Fix-Wolansky will dress as a member of the 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series to air on Sportsnet on November 5 and 6, then in January, the entire team will be a part of a national showcase as the Oil Kings host the Calgary Hitmen on the CHL Saturday Showcase airing on Sportsnet and Sportsnet One for a 1:30 PM MT start.

As Canada’s Home of Hockey, Sportsnet drops the puck on its exclusive national English-language CHL coverage this Saturday, as the London Knights host the Kitchener Rangers at 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET on Sportsnet 360 and Sportsnet NOW.

Hitting the ice for another season, play-by-play announcer R.J. Broadhead, game analyst Sam Cosentino and host Rob Faulds return as the CHL on Sportsnet team to deliver the latest news, analysis and insight to fans across Canada.

In addition to regular season coverage, the CHL on Sportsnet schedule includes:

  • 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series (Nov. 5-15, 2018) – The 16th annual best-on-best showdown between the CHL’s regional teams of Canadian World Junior candidates and the Russian National Junior Team.
  • 2019 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (Jan. 23, 2019)The CHL’s Top 40 NHL draft eligible players compete in front of scouts at the 24th annual showcase live from Red Deer, AB.
  • 2019 Memorial Cup Presented by Kia (May 17-26, 2019) – The Halifax Mooseheads host the 101st annual CHL championship tournament, facing off against the champions from the Ontario Hockey League, the Western Hockey League and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

 

Digital – Sportsnet.ca:

The ultimate destination for Canadian hockey fans, the Junior Hockey page on sportsnet.ca is home to exclusive CHL articles, videos and content throughout the season, including:

  • 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship coverage – In-depth coverage from Sportsnet Insiders Mark Spector and Iain MacIntyre in Vancouver and Victoria, delivering insight on the players and teams that matter most to Canadian fans.
  • Top 31 2019 NHL Draft Prospect Rankings – Sam Cosentino delivers monthly articles to rank the NHL Draft eligible players from across the CHL and the globe.
  • CHL Notebook: Brad Coccimiglio captures the news, notes and highlights from around all three major junior leagues every Monday.
  • Ongoing news, videos, features and profiles from Sportsnet’s roster of hockey experts, including monthly prospect reports and live coverage from marquee events.

As Canada’s Home of Hockey, Sportsnet is now in its fifth season of a 12-year partnership with the Canadian Hockey League. Featuring a comprehensive suite of multimedia rights including television, online and mobile, Sportsnet is the exclusive English-language broadcaster of the CHL and Memorial Cup in Canada. The deal also includes a 12-year sub-licensing agreement with TVA Sports for exclusive French-language multiplatform rights for CHL games.

 

2018-19 CHL Regular Season Broadcast Schedule on Sportsnet:

*All games available on Sportsnet NOW

October 2018:

  • Saturday, Oct. 20, CHL Saturday Showcase: Kitchener @ London, 1:30 PM MT /  3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet 360)

 November 2018:

  • 5 to Nov. 15 – CIBC Canada Russia Series (broadcast schedule below)
  • Saturday, Nov. 17, CHL Saturday Showcase: London @ Guelph, 1:30 PM MT /  3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet & Sportsnet ONE)
  • Thursday, Nov. 22, Mississauga @ London, 5:00 PM MT / 7:00 PM ET (Sportsnet)
  • Saturday, Nov. 24, CHL Saturday Showcase: Lethbridge @ Moose Jaw, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet)

December 2018:

  • Saturday, Dec. 1, CHL Saturday Showcase: Kingston @ Oshawa, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet & Sportsnet ONE)
  • Saturday, Dec. 8, CHL Saturday Showcase: Rimouski @ Sherbrooke, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet & Sportsnet ONE)
  • Saturday, Dec. 15, CHL Saturday Showcase: Sault Ste. Marie @ Hamilton, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet East, Ontario & Pacific)

 January 2019:

  • Saturday, Jan. 5, CHL Saturday Showcase: Medicine Hat @ Calgary, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet)
  • Saturday, Jan. 12, CHL Saturday Showcase: Ottawa @ London, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Saturday, Jan. 19, CHL Saturday Showcase: Calgary @ Edmonton, 1:30 PM (MT) / 3:30 PM (ET) (Sportsnet & Sportsnet ONE)
  • Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Team Cherry vs. Team Orr, 8:00 PM MT / 10:00 PM ET (Sportsnet East, Ontario & West, Sportsnet ONE & Sportsnet 360)
  • Thursday, Jan. 24, Prince Albert @ Vancouver, 8:30 PM MT / 10:30 PM ET (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West & Sportsnet 360)
  • Saturday, Jan. 26, CHL Saturday Showcase: Oshawa @ Ottawa, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet)

February 2019:

  • Saturday, Feb. 2, CHL Saturday Showcase: Rimouski @ Quebec, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet & Sportsnet ONE)
  • Saturday, Feb. 16, CHL Saturday Showcase: Charlottetown @ Halifax, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet & Sportsnet ONE)
  • Saturday, Feb. 23, CHL Saturday Showcase: Regina @ Moose Jaw, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet & Sportsnet ONE)

March 2019:

  • Saturday, March 2, CHL Saturday Showcase: Lethbridge @ Regina, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet East, Ontario & Pacific)
  • Saturday, March 9, CHL Saturday Showcase: Oshawa @ Ottawa, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet)
  • Saturday, March 16, CHL Saturday Showcase: Charlottetown @ Halifax, 1:30 PM MT / 3:30 PM ET (Sportsnet & Sportsnet ONE)

 

2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series Broadcast Schedule on Sportsnet:

*All games available on Sportsnet NOW 

  • Monday, Nov. 5, Russia @ WHL, 8:00 PM (MT) / 10:00 PM (ET) (Sportsnet)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 6, Russia @ WHL, 8:00 PM (MT) / 10:00 PM (ET) (Sportsnet & Sportsnet ONE)
  • Thursday, Nov. 8, Russia @ OHL, 5:00 PM MT / 7:00 PM ET (Sportsnet East, Ontario & Sportsnet 360)
  • Monday, Nov. 12, Russia @ OHL, 5:00 PM MT / 7:00 PM ET (Sportsnet East, Ontario & West)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 13, Russia @ QMJHL, 5:00 PM MT / 7:00 PM ET (Sportsnet East, Ontario & Sportsnet ONE)
  • Thursday, Nov. 15, Russia @ QMJHL, 5:00 PM MT / 7:00 PM ET (Sportsnet East, Ontario & Sportsnet 360)

*schedule subject to change

 

About Sportsnet:

Sportsnet is Canada’s #1 sports media brand. Uniting Canadians through sport, Sportsnet’s multimedia offerings include Sportsnet (consisting of 4 regional channels: East, Ontario, West, and Pacific), Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet World, the Sportsnet Radio Network, Sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet NOW, the Sportsnet app, and podcasts. Sportsnet is the official Canadian NHL national multiplatform rights holder, and is the regional broadcaster for the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Toronto Maple Leafs. Sportsnet also has extensive coverage of the Blue Jays, as well as NBA, MLB, Grand Slam of Curling, Rogers Cup, CHL, IndyCar, WWE, Premier League, and FA Cup. Sportsnet is part of Rogers Media, which is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX, NYSE: RCI). Visit Sportsnet.ca.

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