NHL Network Radio to carry Finals action

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced that SiriusXM NHL Network Radio will be airing select games from the 2013 Calder Cup Finals, beginning with coverage of Game 2 this evening.

The Calder Cup Finals are pitting the Eastern Conference champion Syracuse Crunch, top development team of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning, against the Western Conference champion Grand Rapids Griffins, top development team of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings.

The following games will be heard on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio:

Game 2 – Sun., June 9 at Syracuse, 6 ET
Game 4 – Fri., June 14 at Grand Rapids, 7 ET
Game 6 – Tue., June 18 at Syracuse, 7 ET (if necessary)
Game 7 – Thu., June 20 at Syracuse, 7 ET (if necessary)

SiriusXM NHL Network Radio can be found on Sirius 207 and XM 92, providing more than 20 million subscribers in Canada and the United States with groundbreaking 24/7 hockey talk. This marks the eighth consecutive season that AHL action is airing on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio, including the annual AHL All-Star Game, the Calder Cup Finals and other regular-season and playoff games. Earlier this season, more than 100 regular-season AHL games were heard live on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio.

In operation since 1936, the American Hockey League continues to serve as the top development league for the players, coaches, managers, executives and broadcasters of all 30 National Hockey League teams. More than 87 percent of NHL players are American Hockey League graduates, and for the 12th year in a row, more than 6 million fans have attended AHL games across North America in 2012-13. Through the years, the AHL has been home to more than 100 future members of the Hockey Hall of Fame.