Where Greatness Begins: Sportsnet Laces Up for the 2019 Memorial Cup, May 17-26

– Championship Final airs Sunday, May 26 at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT on Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW –

TORONTO (May 15, 2019) Shining the national spotlight on the stars of the Canadian Hockey League, Sportsnet is travelling to the east coast to deliver exclusive national English-language coverage of the 2019 Memorial Cup Presented by Kia live from Halifax, May 17-26.

As Canada’s home of hockey, Sportsnet’s coverage of the 101st edition of the celebrated championship gets underway on Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT as the Halifax Mooseheads host WHL champions Prince Albert Raiders on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW. The OHL’s Guelph Storm and QMJHL’s Rouyn-Noranda Huskies round out the competition for the CHL’s coveted Holy Grail. (Full broadcast schedule below).

Sportsnet’s multiplatform coverage of the 2019 Memorial Cup includes:

Television

Sportsnet.ca & Sportsnet app

  • Sportsnet keeps junior hockey fans covered with up-to-the-minute coverage out of Halifax, including the latest analysis, videos, team previews and top prospects rankings from Ryan McKenna  on Sportsnet.ca & the Sportsnet app
  • CHL Insider Sam Cosentino serves up a special Memorial Cup edition of the Tape II Tape podcast

2019 Memorial Cup Broadcast Schedule

 

Fri., May 17 Prince Albert vs. Halifax, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW
Sat., May 18 Rouyn-Noranda vs. Guelph, 3:30 pm. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW
Sun., May 19 Halifax vs. Guelph, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT Sportsnet 360 & Sportsnet NOW
Mon., May 20 Rouyn-Noranda vs. Prince Albert, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW
Tues., May 21 Guelph vs. Prince Albert, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW
Wed., May 22 Halifax vs. Rouyn-Noranda, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW
Thurs., May 23 Tie-Breaker (if necessary), 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW
Fri., May 24 Memorial Cup Semifinal, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW
Sun., May 26 Memorial Cup Championship Final, 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT Sportsnet & Sportsnet NOW

 

*schedule subject to change

 

 

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