Radio & Television

Hockey Canada and CTV extend, expand broadcast deal

VANCOUVER – As ratings for the World Junior Hockey Championships grow stronger every year, CTV Specialty and Hockey Canada announced Tuesday it was extending their contract and expanding the number of outlets viewers may take in on-ice action. Under the new seven-year pact, which will begin in 2007 and end in 2014, CTV’s sports nets TSN and RDS retain the exclusive broadcast rights to Hockey Canada events, as well as the addition of multimedia rights, strengthening the networks' position as the home for hockey. Financial terms of the deal were not made public. The announcement was made on TSN and...