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Bulldogs Announce Radio, TV Broadcast Schedule

BULLDOGS ANNOUNCE 2014-15 BROADCAST SCHEDULE

Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

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HAMILTON, ONT. – The Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Club announced today its broadcast schedule for the 2014-15 season, which will feature all games carried live on AM900 CHML and AHL Live as well as all 13 Friday night regular season home games live in high definition on Cable 14.

“We’re excited to have AM900 CHML and Cable 14 on board again this season for our local radio and TV audiences,” said Bulldogs president Stephen Ostaszewicz. “We look forward to hearing CHML build on a strong year as our radio broadcast partner in 2013-14 and watching Cable 14 continue to present a fantastic television product.”

For all 13 Friday night regular season home games on Cable 14, Stephen Clark will return as play-by-play announcer, while Norm Miller also returns as colour commentator. Clark, a Waterdown resident, has been involved at Cable 14 since 2005. He has called Ontario University Athletics, Ontario Colleges Athletic Association, high school and international basketball and semi-pro soccer for the station. Miller has been involved with Cable 14’s Bulldogs broadcasts as colour commentator for more than 10 years. He worked in professional sports in communications for 15 years, starting his career with the Canadian Football League in 1988, and was with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 1993 to 1999. He also spent two seasons as colour commentator for the Ontario Hockey League’s Brampton Battalion on Rogers TV.

“Cable 14 and its shareholder companies – Rogers, Cogeco and Source Cable – remain committed to bringing fans and viewers yet another exciting season of Bulldogs hockey,” said Cable 14 general manager Brent Rickert. “The team on the ice looks as solid as the Cable 14 production and on-air team, who can’t wait for the puck to drop so they can offer yet another year of spectacular goals, great hits and fantastic saves – all in HD.”

The complete Cable 14 schedule includes (all game times 7:30 p.m.):

Friday, Oct. 17 vs. Toronto Marlies
Friday, Nov. 7 vs. Adirondack Flames
Friday, Nov. 21 vs. Toronto Marlies
Friday, Dec. 5 vs. Toronto Marlies
Friday, Dec. 12 vs. Rochester Americans
Friday, Dec. 19 vs. St. John’s IceCaps
Friday, Jan. 9 vs. Utica Comets
Friday, Jan. 16 vs. Grand Rapids Griffins
Friday, Jan. 23 vs. Toronto Marlies
Friday, Feb. 6 vs. Iowa Wild
Friday, Feb. 13 vs. Toronto Marlies
Friday, Feb. 27 vs. Charlotte Checkers
Friday, March 6 vs. Rochester Americans

Play-by-play announcer Matt Holmes will have the call of all regular season and post-season contests on CHML, with colour commentary from veteran broadcaster Al Craig for home games. Rick Zamperin returns as host of the pre-game show, which features commentary and one-on-one interviews with Bulldogs’ players and staff, while Anthony Urciuoli joins the broadcast team as host of the post-game show, which features game recaps, player interviews and call-in segments. The first CHML broadcast of the season will be tomorrow night, Thursday, Oct. 2, when the ‘Dogs play their first pre-season game of 2014-15 against the St. John’s IceCaps in Grand Falls-Windsor, N.L. at 5:30 p.m. ET. All pre-season and regular season games can be heard live on AM900 CHML and 900chml.com, with the exception of the home opener on Friday, Oct. 17, which will be on 900chml.com only.

“AM900 CHML is thrilled to deliver another exciting season of Bulldogs hockey to our listeners,” said CHML brand director Jeff Storey. “We look forward to Matt Holmes calling the action in his first season and supporting the Dogs in their push to the playoffs.”

All regular season and post-season games can be watched live on AHL Live, featuring Holmes’ play-by-play. For more information, visit ahllive.com.

Hamilton Bulldogs 2014-15 season tickets, flex tickets, group tickets and single-game tickets are on sale now. For more information, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on www.900chml.com or watch live on www.ahllive.com. Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.

By Rick Stephens

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