TSN Canadiens returns with exclusive English-language regional coverage of the Montreal Canadiens. In total, TSN Canadiens delivers a package of 18 Canadiens match-ups from the 2013 NHL regular season to fans living in the team's broadcast region. Coverage begins with Montreal @ Washington on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. ET.
TSN Canadiens' regional games complement the nine Montreal match-ups that were previously announced as part of TSN's national NHL broadcast package. Canadiens coverage on TSN also includes exclusive English language coverage of Bell and RDS' highly- anticipated docu-reality series 24CH.
Calling the action on TSN Canadiens is play-by-play commentator Dave Randorf, who will be joined by game analysts Mike Johnson, Dave Reid and Bobby Dollas throughout the season.
Montreal bureau reporter John Lu will be following the team all season long to deliver news on the team on SPORTSCENTRE and across the TSN's slate of programs and platforms.
TSN Canadiens Broadcast Region
The broadcast region for TSN Canadiens encompasses Quebec and Atlantic Canada, plus parts of Eastern Ontario, including Ottawa, Belleville, Kingston, and Pembroke. TSN Canadiens is available on the following television service providers:
• Bell Satellite TV – Channel 1402 in HD and Channel 402 in SD
• Bell Fibe TV– Channel 1402 in HD and Channel 402in SD
• Bell Aliant– Channel 453 in HD and Channel 98 in SD
• Shaw Direct (Advanced) – Channel 392 in HD and Channel 135 in SD
• Shaw Direct (Classic) – Channel 448 in HD and Channel 467 in SD
Visit TSN.ca/Canadiens for updates on how to subscribe to TSN Canadiens.
Habs fans looking for an even bigger fix of their favourite team need to look no further than the brand-new docu-reality series 24CH, featuring unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the Montreal Canadiens. Commissioned by Bell and produced by RDS, 24CH transports fans inside the storied NHL team both at home and on the road, as the Canadiens organization opens up its locker room to the public for the first time in franchise history.
Multi-platform assets complementing the television series include exclusive clips available via the Montreal Canadiens app for iPhone and Android-powered smartphones, and weekly videos posted on Canadiens.com.
24CH premieres later this month in French on RDS and in English on TSN2.
TSN Radio 690 Montreal
As the official radio voice of the Habs, TSN Radio 690 Montreal has exclusive coverage of every Canadiens games. TSN Radio 690 obtained rights in a long-term landmark deal with the Montreal Canadiens last year. The station's play-by-play coverage will be further enhanced this season with its new frequency (690 AM) improving the overall reception of the station.
Calling all games for the station is play-by-play commentator John Bartlett and analyst and former Montreal Canadien Sergio Momesso.
Comprehensive pre-game coverage on TSN Radio 690 is hosted on weekdays by Mitch Melnick and on weekends by Ted Bird, while post-game coverage is helmed by Conor McKenna and Tony Marinaro and has live reaction from the Habs locker room, commentary from the coaches, in-depth analysis, and emails and tweets from fans.
The complete Montreal Canadiens season is available:
• Live on TSN Radio 690 Montreal
• Live on TSN.ca/Montreal
• Live on the TSN Mobile app
• Through podcast on TSN.ca/Montreal
TSN.ca/Montreal also features the HABS REPORT, compiled by Bartlett and the station's lead Canadiens reporter, Jessica Rusnak, and featuring blog posts, interviews, and podcasts showcasing the Canadiens all season long.
2013 Montreal Canadiens Regional Schedule
All games live on TSN Canadiens
• Thursday, Jan. 24 Montreal @ Washington 7 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Jan. 29 Winnipeg @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Thursday, Feb. 7 Montreal @ Buffalo 7 p.m. ET
• Thursday, Feb. 14 Montreal @ Florida 7:30 p.m. ET
• Monday, Feb 18 Carolina @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Feb. 19 Montreal @ New York Rangers 7 p.m. ET
• Thursday, Feb. 21 New York Islanders @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Monday, Feb. 25 Montreal @ Ottawa 7:30 p.m. ET
• Sunday, March 3 Montreal @ Boston 7:30 p.m. ET
• Thursday, March 7 Montreal @ Carolina 7 p.m. ET
• Sunday, March 10 Montreal @ Florida 6 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, March 26 Montreal @ Pittsburgh 7 p.m. ET
• Thursday, April 4 Winnipeg @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, April 9 Washington @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Monday, April 15 Philadelphia @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Thursday, April 18 Tampa Bay @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, April 23 Montreal @ New Jersey 7 p.m. ET
• Thursday, April 25 Montreal @ Winnipeg 8 p.m. ET