Radio & Television

CSR to air NHL next season (local restrictions in effect, though)

TORONTO – Beginning next season, Canadian Satellite Radio will be the exclusive satellite radio home to National Hockey League games. The company announced today that the deal comes via its partnership with XM Satellite Radio, and that CSR will begin broadcasting live NHL games from the 2005-2006 season with the national launch of its service this fall some time. XM and the NHL recently entered into a long-term agreement that makes XM the exclusive satellite radio network of the NHL, beginning with the 2007-2008 season. SIRIUS has had a deal with the NHL until now. CSR will fund a portion...