Second Season Of ECHL Game Of The Week
On NHL Network Begins Friday

PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced on Thursday that for the second year in a row the NHL Network in Canada will broadcast the “ECHL Game of the Week”.

“The NHL Network continues its commitment to the sport of hockey by airing the ECHL Game of the Week in primetime,” said Glen Thornborough, Senior Vice President of Marketing/Business Development for the ECHL. “This exposure will enable some of hockey’s most passionate and knowledgeable fans the opportunity to witness the exciting product of the ECHL.”

The ECHL Game of the Week will air each Friday at 7 p.m. ET with the first game, Victoria at Toledo, airing on Friday, November 11. Fans will be able to check NHLNetwork.ca each week for the ECHL Game of the Week.

NHL Network has broadcast the Kelly Cup Finals each of the past two years and will televise the 2006 ECHL All-Star Game presented by Bud Light live from Fresno, Calif. and Save Mart Center on January 25 at 7 p.m. PT, marking the fourth year in a row that NHL Network has carried the game live.

NHL Network has ’round-the-clock’ hockey programming, offering viewers the most complete and in-depth hockey coverage including news, information and extended highlights. NHL Network programming includes NHL Classics, international hockey, amateur hockey, player profiles, interview shows and youth-oriented programs. The network’s web site is located at nhlnetwork.ca.