TORONTO (June 30, 2014) – Let the free agency fireworks begin! TSN – the originator of full-day NHL free agency coverage – is once again the country’s #1 source for industry-leading breaking news and analysis on the most turbulent day on the league’s calendar with FREE AGENT FRENZY. The network’s coverage begins tomorrow (Tuesday, July 1) at 11:30 a.m. ET to prime fans for the opening of the NHL free agent market at 12 noon ET.
TSN subscribers can access live streaming and on demand coverage of TSN’s FREE AGENT FRENZY via TSN GO.
Following TSN’s full-day coverage, fans can catch up on all the free agency deals with a comprehensive summary courtesy ofTHAT’S HOCKEY 2NITE: FREE AGENT FRENZY WRAP-UP, airing tomorrow at 11:30 p.m. ET on TSN. The network also complements its eighth-annual FREE AGENT FRENZY with extensive coverage on THAT’S HOCKEY, SPORTSCENTRE, and TSN Digital platforms.
TSN’s FREE AGENT FRENZY broadcast schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, July 1
- FREE AGENT FRENZY – 11:30 a.m. ET on TSN
- SPORTSCENTRE – 6 p.m. ET on TSN
- THAT’S HOCKEY – 7 p.m. ET on TSN
- THAT’S HOCKEY 2NITE: FREE AGENT FRENZY WRAP-UP – 11:30 p.m. ET on TSN
FREE AGENT FRENZY is a TSN original production that debuted in 2006.
Host James Duthie leads TSN’s FREE AGENT FRENZY team of Hockey Insiders, analysts, reporters, and bureau reporters – providing breaking news and instant analysis of the day’s events, along with live interviews with players, coaches and GMs. TSN bureau reporters are with each Canadian team to file live reports throughout the day.
TSN’s FREE AGENT FRENZY broadcast team is as follows:
- Host: James Duthie
- Free Agent Signing Breakers: Bob McKenzie, Darren Dreger, Pierre LeBrun, and panel host Gord Miller
- Instant Analysis Panel: Duthie with Ray Ferraro, Aaron Ward, and Pierre McGuire
- Free Agent Panel: Mike Johnson, Shane Hnidy, Craig Button, and appearances by Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan
- TSN The Reporters Panel: Dave Hodge with Michael Farber, Steve Simmons, and Bruce Arthur
- TSN Bureau Reporters: Farhan Lalji, Jermain Franklin, Sara Orlesky, Ryan Rishaug, Matthew Scianitti, Brent Wallace, and John Lu
Host Steve Kouleas and analyst Craig Button recap all the signing action with the FREE AGENT FRENZY WRAP-UP tomorrow at 11:30 p.m. ET on TSN.