Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.
Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames

November 01, 2005 08:03 ET

Flames and Shaw Team Up on 2005-2006 Flames Pay-Per-View Schedule

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 01, 2005) - The Calgary Flames and Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.NV.B)(NYSE:SJR).announced today the Flames pay-per-view broadcast schedule for the 2005-06 season.

"Through our relationship with Shaw Communications, we are pleased to be able to offer Flames fans additional games on television this season," said Flames Vice-President Marketing & Advertising Jim Bagshaw. "Our eleven game pay-per-view package provides fans with important divisional and conference match-ups that will result in battles for crucial points in the standings."

Flames pay-per-view broadcasts will bring the fan closer to the team through unique and non-traditional behind the scene access. The broadcast team will provide in-depth analysis on the team and the NHL while introducing the Flames to the fan on a more personal level.

"This is our second season partnering with the Flames to provide pay-per-view hockey action to Calgarians and we believe we have created the best broadcast schedule to date," said Shaw Communications President Peter Bissonnette. "There is a strong and passionate relationship between the Calgary Flames and their fans. We are proud to be able to connect Calgary with their hockey team more frequently through television."

To catch all the Flames action customers must have a Shaw Digital Terminal available for purchase through Shaw retail centres or local retailers. Rental options are also available. With Shaw Digital not only do you get digital quality picture and sound, you'll also have access to over 200 channels of entertainment including 40 channels of commercial-free digital music, access to Pay Per View movies and events and exclusive programming and services such as Shaw On Demand.

For more details on the Flames Pay Per View Packages or to order Shaw Digital, call 1-888-472-2222 or visit SHAW.CA or order from the link on


Monday, November 21, 2005 @ Colorado
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 @ Nashville
Thursday, December 1, 2005 @ Detroit
Monday, December 26, 2005 @ Vancouver
Thursday, January 26, 2006 @ Chicago
Monday, February 6, 2006 @ San Jose
Friday, February 10, 2006 vs. St. Louis
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 vs. Nashville
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 @ Minnesota
Thursday, April 1, 2006 vs. Colorado
Monday, April 17, 2006 @ Anaheim

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications company whose core business is providing broadband cable television, Internet, Digital Phone, telecommunications services (through Big Pipe Inc.) and satellite direct-to-home services (through Star Choice Communications Inc.) to approximately 3.0 million customers. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is a member of the S&P/TSX 60 index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.NV.B, NYSE - SJR).

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