As summer comes to a close and the leaves begin to change colour, fans of the Blue and White are getting set to sport their Leafs colours again as Sportsnet, Canada’s home of hockey, today announced its 2017-18 Toronto Maple Leafs regular season broadcast schedule. Sportsnet will deliver 56 Maple Leafs games on television andSportsnet NOW, 41 games onSportsnet 590 The FAN, and all 82 games online atRogers NHL LIVE.
The action gets underway onWednesday, Oct. 4,opening night of the NHL season, as sophomore stars Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine face off when Toronto visits the Winnipeg Jets at7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PTon Sportsnet. (Please see below for full schedule).
Sportsnet is also home to four Maple Leafs pre-season matchups on TV, with two pre-season games also airing on Sportsnet 590 The FAN. Leafs Nation can catch the pre-season action beginningMonday, Sept. 18at7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PTon Sportsnet, as the Buds renew the Battle of Ontario with the Ottawa Senators.
On TV – National
Sportsnet will broadcast 40 national Toronto Maple Leafs games this season, featured prominently on Sportsnet’s three marquee national nights:Hockey Night in Canadaon Saturdays,Rogers Hometown Hockeyon Sundays andScotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey. Highlights from the Maple Leafs national broadcast schedule include:
23 games onHockey Night in Canada,including 10 all-Canadian matchups
14 appearances onScotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey, including the Maple Leafs opening night battle against the Winnipeg Jets
Three appearances onRogers Hometown Hockeyon Sunday evenings, including a showdown against Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers
An outdoor game against the Washington Capitals onSaturday,March 3from the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.
On TV – Regional
Sportsnet Ontario is home to 16 regional Maple Leafs games this season, starting onThursday, Oct. 26at7 p.m. ETas the Maple Leafs play host to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Highlights from Sportsnet’s regional Maple Leafs broadcast schedule include:
The team’s first ever matchup against the NHL’s newest franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights, onMonday, Nov. 6.
Two games against Auston Matthews’s hometown team, the Arizona Coyotes
A showdown against 2017 Western Conference Champion Nashville Predators
Sportsnet 590 The FANis home to 41 Toronto Maple Leafs radio broadcasts this season.Joe Bowen, the celebrated voice of the Maple Leafs, returns to the radio broadcast booth alongside analyst and former goalieJim Ralph.
Following every game, former Leafs GMGord Stellickand retired NHL playerTodd Hlushkowill host the two-hourLeafs Nation Post-Gameshow on Sportsnet 590 The FAN.
Sportsnet 590 The FAN also has coverage of two pre-season games starting with the Maple Leafs and the Ottawa Senators onMonday, Sept. 18at7:30 p.m. ET.
All 82 Maple Leafs games will be streamed live onRogers NHL LIVE(formerly Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE), with the 56 televised games also available onSportsnet NOW. Availability on each streaming service is based on viewers’ subscription packages and region. Blackouts are determined by NHL broadcast regulations and apply based on where you live, the services you subscribe to and/or your location at time of viewing a live NHL game.
In addition to Sportsnet’s Toronto Maple Leafs regional broadcasts, Sportsnet will deliver exclusive coverage of more than 450 national and regional NHL games this season. In addition to delivering premium Canadian matchups, Sportsnet’s 2017-18 national broadcast schedule showcases the biggest events of the NHL season, including two outdoor games featuring Canadian teams – theNHL 100 Classicbetween Montreal and Ottawa on Saturday, Dec.16 and the2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Seriesgame between Toronto and Washington on Saturday, March 3. The schedule also features exclusive coverage of the2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classicon January 1, the 18thannualScotiabank Hockey Day in Canadaon January 20, the2018 NHL All-Star Gameon January 27-28, the2018 Stanley Cup Playoffsand the2018 Stanley Cup Final.
As home of hockey’s brightest stars, Sportsnet is also the official regional television broadcast rights holder for the Calgary Flames (including radio rights onSportsnet 960 The FAN), Vancouver Canucks (including radio rights onSportsnet 650), and Edmonton Oilers, as well as the exclusive English-language national broadcast rights holder of NHL games in Canada.
Toronto Maple Leafs 2017-18 TV Broadcast Schedule
*Channel allocations for Hockey Night in Canada to be announced on a weekly basis
** All games will also be available on Sportsnet NOW, Rogers NHL LIVE, and Sportsnet.ca
Note: Schedule is subject to change
Monday, Sept. 18, Toronto @ Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT (National – Sportsnet)
Saturday, Sept. 23, Toronto @ Buffalo, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT (National – Sportsnet and Sportsnet ONE)
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Canada’s diverse language communities will now have more access to vital news and information programming when OMNI Regional launches onFriday, Sept. 1across the country. Offered nationally on all digital basic television packages, OMNI Regional will deliver a vibrant slate of news and current affairs, lifestyle, and entertainment programming in multiple languages.
The language newscasts –OMNI News: Cantonese Edition, OMNI News: Italian Edition,OMNI News: Mandarin Edition, andOMNI News: Punjabi Edition– will bring viewers stories of national and regional interest each day of the week. Complementing the televised newscasts, top stories from the day will be available online shortly after broadcast atwww.omninews.ca.
Rounding out the news and information programming, OMNI Regional will also broadcast 30-minute current affairs talk shows in Cantonese, Mandarin, and Punjabi. With editions produced locally in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and Vancouver,Focus Cantonese,Focus MandarinandFocus Punjabiwill present engaging discussion on topics that are truly reflective of their respective regional and language communities, such as provincial and municipal news, healthcare, and business.
To better serve Quebec’s diverse multilingual communities, as previously announced, Rogers Media has partnered with independent ethnic broadcaster ICI Television to offer local information, lifestyle and entertainment programming on the channel, including programming in French and English. Referred to as ICI Television in Quebec, the channel will also broadcast OMNI’s daily, national newscasts in Cantonese, Italian, Mandarin, and Punjabi.
Below are details for OMNI Regional’s news and current affairs programs. Broadcast times listed below are local times for each region.