SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced that SiriusXM NHL Network Radio will be airing Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Hershey Bears and the Toronto Marlies on Sunday afternoon.
The game will also be televised nationally across Canada on TSN2.
The Bears, the top affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Washington Capitals, hold a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series as they look to close out the Marlies, the top affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs, and advance to the Calder Cup Finals for the 23rd time in franchise history. John Walton, radio voice of the Capitals, will have the call of Friday’s game on NHL Network Radio (SiriusXM 91) beginning at 3 p.m. ET.
NHL Network Radio provides more than 30 million SiriusXM subscribers in Canada and the United States with groundbreaking 24/7 hockey talk, news, expert opinion and exciting play-by-play. This marks the 11th consecutive season that AHL action will air on NHL Network Radio, including the annual AHL All-Star Game, the Calder Cup Finals and other regular-season and playoff games.
Founded in 1936 and now with franchises in 30 cities across North America, the American Hockey League serves as the top development league for the players, coaches, managers, executives and broadcasters of all 30 National Hockey League teams. More than 88 percent of today’s NHL players are American Hockey League graduates, and for the 15th year in a row, more than 6 million fans have attended AHL games in 2015-16.