NHL Network Radio to air Calder Cup action

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced that SiriusXM NHL Network Radio will be airing select games from the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs, beginning with coverage of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Providence Bruins and the Syracuse Crunch on Wednesday night.

The Bruins, the top affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins, are tied 1-1 in the best-of-seven series with the Crunch, the top affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning. Wednesday’s game will be carried live on NHL Network Radio (SiriusXM 91) at 7 p.m. ET.

Then on Friday, NHL Network Radio will air Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals between the San Jose Barracuda (San Jose Sharks) and the Grand Rapids Griffins (Detroit Red Wings). Game time is 7 p.m. ET.

NHL Network Radio will also carry Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET, and will air an AHL doubleheader with both series in action on Tuesday, May 30.

Calder Cup Playoffs on NHL Network Radio
Wed., May 24 – Providence at Syracuse, 7 ET (Game 3)
Fri., May 26 – San Jose at Grand Rapids, 7 ET (Game 4)
Sat., May 27 – Providence at Syracuse, 7 ET (Game 5)
Tue., May 30 – Syracuse at Providence, 7 ET (Game 6, if necessary)
Tue., May 30 – Grand Rapids at San Jose, 10 ET (Game 6, if necessary)

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 12th consecutive season that AHL action will air on NHL Network Radio, including the annual AHL All-Star Classic, the Calder Cup Finals and other regular-season and playoff games.

In operation since 1936, the AHL continues to serve as the top development league for all 30 National Hockey League teams. Over 88 percent of today’s NHL players are American Hockey League graduates, and for the 16th year in a row, more than 6 million fans attended AHL games across North America in 2016-17. Through the years the American Hockey League has also been home to more than 100 honored members of the Hockey Hall of Fame.