Hockey Night in Canada

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Hockey Night in Canada
Genre Sports (ice hockey)
Presented by Ron MacLean (current)
George Stroumboulopoulos (starting Oct. 2014)
Theme music composer Colin Oberst
Opening theme "Canadian Gold"
Country of origin Canada
Production
Camera setup multi-camera
Running time 360 minutes+
Production company(s) CBC Sports (1936-2014)
Rogers Communication (as of 2014-2015)
Broadcast
Original channel CBC Television
Original run Radio: 1931–1976
TV: October 11, 1952 – present
Other websites
Official website

Hockey Night in Canada is a branding that is used for presentations of the National Hockey League (NHL) by CBC Sports. It started in 1931 on the CNR Radio network. It debuted on television on October 11, 1952. It has different segments during intermissions and between games including Don Cherry's Coach's Corner.

On November 26, 2013, it was announced by the NHL that they had reached a 12-year, $5.2 billion deal with Rogers Communications for exclusive television and digital rights to all their national NHL broadcasts starting at the beginning of the 2014-15 season.[1]

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