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Games 3-5 to be televised live in Winnipeg

cc09finals_mtb-her.jpgThe Manitoba Moose, in conjunction with MTS TV and Shaw Cable, today announced Games 3, 4, & 5 of the Calder Cup Final between the Moose and Hershey Bears will be televised on both MTS TV and Shaw Cable live from Giant Center in Hershey, Pa.

The Bears currently lead the best-of-seven championship series 1-0 after a 5-4 overtime win in Game 1 last Saturday night. With close to 14,000 tickets already sold to Game 2 tonight at MTS Centre, another capacity crowd is expected when the puck drops at 7:30 p.m. CT. Tickets are still available at the Moose offices (204-987-7825) and at all Ticketmaster locations or by calling 204-780-3333 or by going online at www.ticketmaster.ca

The games will be broadcast on the following channels:
SHAW Cable – Channel 9
MTS TV – Channel 50

The schedule for the games is as follows (all times central):
Game 3 – Saturday, June 6 at Hershey Bears, 6:00 p.m., Giant Center
Game 4 – Sunday, June 7 at Hershey Bears, 4:00 p.m., Giant Center
Game 5 – Tuesday, June 9 at Hershey Bears, 6:00 p.m., Giant Center (if necessary)

Morley Scott will call the play-by-play along with Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press and CJOB’s “Hustler & Lawless” who will provide color commentary live from Hershey. Former CBC personality Mike Beauregard and CJOB’s Andrew “Hustler” Paterson will host the broadcast back in Winnipeg.

Fans are also reminded to catch the radio broadcast of all of the Calder Cup Final games between the Moose and Bears live on the Superstation CJOB 680 AM with the voice of the Moose Brian Munz and former Moose Chris Nielsen.