Alumni game broadcast on Rogers TV

Jun 09, 2010 - 15:08 GMT

It’s an alumni game twenty years in the making! Rogers TV presents exclusive coverage of the Guelph Storm’s 20th Anniversary Alumni Game Saturday, June 12 LIVE at 2PM followed by an encore presentation at 8PM on Cable 20.

Rogers TV brings hockey fans every moment of the action as players from every season of the Guelph Storm Hockey Club face off in a must-see match and skills competition at the Sleeman Centre. Nine former captains and eighteen current or former NHL players are amoung the alumni slated to return to Storm ice, including Olympic Gold Medalist, Drew Doughty; Olympic Silver Medalists; Dustin Brown and Ryan Callahan; and former Team Canada Olympian, Todd Bertuzzi.

“Many of these players have not been back to Guelph since they graduated, and for several of them, this will be their first time at the Sleeman Centre,” says Matt Newby, Director of Business Operations, Guelph Storm Hockey Club. “It’s going to be an exciting game for everyone and we’re delighted to have Rogers TV’s support in celebrating our 20th anniversary with the community.”

“Rogers TV is passionate about Guelph Storm hockey and we’re thrilled to be part of the club’s  anniversary celebrations,” says Rick Rathwell, Supervising Producer, Rogers TV.  “This game offers an incredible opportunity for viewers to catch their favourites in action on Storm ice once again.”

Rogers TV’s play-by-play commentator, Steve Fitzsimmons and colour analyst, Bill Granger will call the game, while host, Trevor Prior will be in the heart of the action to bring fans rinkside updates and exclusive player interviews.

Rogers TV is a one-of-a-kind TV channel tailor-made for local audiences. In 2010, our stations will produce 17,000 hours of original, informative local programming; reinforcing Rogers Cable's commitment to the communities we serve.  Rogers TV is a service available exclusively to cable customers as part of the basic service of Rogers Cable Communications Inc., Canada's largest cable company, delivering high quality entertainment, information and communication services to 2.3 million customers in Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.

Locally, Rogers TV, Cable 20 serves the city of Guelph and surrounding area. For more information, visit www.rogerstv.com.

For more information contact:
Lisa Leachman
Publicity & Promotions Officer, Rogers TV
(519) 824-1900 ext. 3272
lisa.leachman@rci.rogers.com

Visit www.rogerstv.com

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