Telecast Available In Over 80 Million Homes
PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced on Thursday that the 2006 ECHL All-Star Game presented by Bud Light will be available in more than 80 million homes. The game will be televised live across North America from 10-12:30 p.m. ET on Jan. 25 and will be rebroadcast by OLN on Jan. 26 from 5-7 p.m. ET.
The play-by-play announcer will be Darren Abbott of the South Carolina Stingrays while OLN analyst Neil Smith will provide color commentary for the fifth consecutive year. Jack Michaels of the Alaska Aces will handle interviews with players, coaches and representatives from the ECHL and the National Hockey League.
For the fourth-consecutive year, the telecast will be shown live on NHL Network and NHL Center Ice. It will be shown live in Reading (WTVE), in Dayton (Time Warner Cable), in San Diego (Cox Communications) and Trenton (WBCN). The game is also being telecast on Altitude Sports & Entertainment, the official television network of the Colorado Avalanche, and on Catch 47 – Tampa Bay Sports Television.
The ECHL, in association with Yahoo! Broadcast, is also making the telecast available online with live broadband video for the fourth year in a row. The live broadcast video requires a minimum connection speed of 100 Kbytes and Real Player. Dial-up customers will be able to listen to the radio broadcast on Yahoo! Broadcast, marking the eighth consecutive year that Yahoo! has carried the ECHL All-Star Game audio broadcast live on the Internet.
Live Broadcast at 7:05 p.m. PT
NHL Center Ice (United States)
NHL Network (Canada)
WTVE (Reading, Pa.)
Time Warner Cable (Dayton, Ohio)
Cox Communications (San Diego)
WZBN (Trenton, N.J.)
Altitude Sports & Entertainment
Catch 47 – Tampa Bay Sports Television
Delayed Broadcast Schedule
OLN on Jan. 26 at 5 p.m. ET
Comcast SportsNet West on Jan. 25 at 10:30 p.m. PT
Comcast Sports Southeast on Jan. 26 at 12:30 p.m. ET