Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

September 18, 2007 14:43 ET

Senators to Broadcast Pay-Per-View Game in High Definition

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2007) - The Ottawa Senators announced today that the first Sens TV pay-per-view game this season, Thursday, Nov. 22 against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins, will be broadcast in high definition (HD).

"We're excited to be able to provide Sens TV to fans in HD for the first time," said Jim Steel, Senators vice-president, broadcasting. "We are in the process of confirming availability and cost of HD mobiles in the various locations. We expect the majority, if not all, of the Sens TV games will be available in HD."

Fans can watch the team on Sens TV seven times throughout the 2007-08 season. Following the Pittsburgh game on Nov. 22, the Senators face the Stars in Dallas on Friday, Dec. 7, at 8:30 p.m.; the Sabres in Buffalo on Friday, Jan. 4, at 7:30 p.m.; the New York Islanders in Uniondale, N.Y., on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m.; the Flyers in Philadelphia on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m.; the Boston Bruins from Scotiabank Place on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. and the Maple Leafs in Toronto on Thursday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.

Sens TV pay-per-view will continue to be broadcast commercial free, offering a number of new features and even more behind-the-scenes footage. Dean Brown and Gord Wilson return to provide game commentary, while Grant Ledyard will provide insight from ice level.

Starting at $10.95 a game or $59.95 for the seven-game package, Sens TV will be available through approved direct-to-home satellite and cable providers, including Bell ExpressVu, Rogers Cable and Star Choice, throughout eastern Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces. Last season, more than 100 bars and restaurants in the region offered Sens TV to their patrons. The number is expected to increase for the 2007-08 season. Additional details will be announced in the coming weeks.

Contact Information

  • Phil Legault, 613-599-0327
    Steve Keogh, 613-599-0326
    Brian Morris, 613-599-0289