Spitfires Spotlighted On Sportsnet Tonight

(TORONTO, ON) – The Ontario Hockey League takes center stage on Sportsnet Friday Night Hockey this week and next including November 30 when the Kitchener Rangers host the Windsor Spitfires, followed by a rematch of the 2012 OHL Championship Series when the London Knights host the Niagara IceDogs December 7.

Sportsnet announced Wednesday that Montreal Canadiens defenceman P.K. Subban will be joining the network’s Canadian Hockey League broadcasts as a guest analyst. Additionally, two Wednesday night games have been added to the broadcast schedule including the Drummondville Voltigeurs at the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada on December 5, and the Kelowna Rockets at Lethbridge Hurricanes on December 12.

Subban will make his analyst debut on Friday Night Hockey this Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT as the Windsor Spitfires take on the Kitchener Rangers on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West, and Pacific. The charismatic NHLer who played four seasons with the OHL’s Belleville Bulls from 2005-09, joins HOCKEY CENTRAL host Jeff Marek and analysts Nick Kypreos and Damien Cox to set up the game and provide intermission analysis from the Sportsnet studio. Play-by-play man RJ Broadhead and analyst Sam Cosentino are joined by host Rob Faulds to call all the action from the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium.

As Canada’s premiere destination for all things CHL, Sportsnet will broadcast more than 45 CHL games during the 2012-13 season, including a game every Friday night during the regular season and playoffs, the six game Subway Super Series, the 2013 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game and the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup. In addition to CHL coverage, Sportsnet continues to be home to live hockey in December with can’t-miss American Hockey League broadcasts, featuring appearances by current and future NHL stars.

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

  • Windsor @ Kitchener, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West, and Pacific)
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