Hockey Night in Canada

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Hockey Night in Canada
GenreSports (ice hockey)
Presented byRon MacLean (current)
George Stroumboulopoulos (starting Oct. 2014)
Narrated byJim Hughson
Craig Simpson
Glenn Healy
Mark Lee
Kevin Weekes
Bob Cole
Garry Galley
Dean Brown
Greg Millen
Elliotte Friedman
Scott Oake
Mitch Peacock
Bruce Rainnie
Kelly Hrudey
P.J. Stock
Mike Milbury
Theme music composerColin Oberst
Opening theme"Canadian Gold"
Country of originCanada
Camera setupmulti-camera
Running time360 minutes+
Production companiesCBC Sports (1936-2014)
Rogers Communication (as of 2014-2015)
Original release
NetworkCBC Television
ReleaseRadio: 1931–1976
TV: October 11, 1952 –

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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "CBC partners with Rogers in landmark NHL rights deal". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2014-03-21.

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