Already in need of an AHL hockey fix this summer? The AHL announced today that Games 3-6 of the 2010 Calder Cup Finals between the Hershey Bears and Texas Stars will re-air consecutively on NHL Network this Saturday afternoon, July 3, beginning at 10:00am ET.
Fans will have the chance to relive the final four games of the AHL’s 74th championship series, as the Bears rallied from a 2-0 series deficit to take a six-game victory over the Stars, extending a league record with their 11th Calder Cup title and second in as many years.
Saturday’s Calder Cup Finals marathon will be broadcast on NHL Network in both the United States and Canada, and the schedule is as follows:
Saturday, July 3, NHL Network
10:00am – Game 3 – Hershey Bears at Texas Stars
12:00pm – Game 4 – Hershey Bears at Texas Stars
2:00pm – Game 5 – Hershey Bears at Texas Stars
4:00pm – Game 6 – Texas Stars at Hershey Bears
NHL Network, which is available in more than 80 million homes in Canada and the United States, has carried AHL regular-season and playoff action for several seasons. As the definitive hockey destination, NHL Network offers viewers a 24-hour all-access pass to complete hockey coverage both on and off the ice, including live NHL games. The network’s daily signature show – NHL On The Fly – offers fans exclusive live look-ins to NHL games, including goals, shootouts, features, interviews, pre- and post-game reports and expert analysis from a variety of hockey insiders and former players, plus special coverage from NHL events. NHL Network is available in the U.S. and Canada by contacting digital cable or satellite providers. For more information on NHL Network, log on to nhlnetwork.com.
In operation since 1936, the AHL continues to serve as the top development league for all 30 National Hockey League teams. More than 85 percent of today’s NHL players are American Hockey League graduates, and for ninth consecutive season, more than 6 million fans attended AHL games across North America in 2009-10.