CALGARY, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today that WHL on SHAW’scoverage of the 2016 WHL Playoffs will begin with the Round 1 series between the Prince Albert Raiders and the Moose Jaw Warriors across its Western Canadian network. Live games will be available to viewers across Western Canada on Shaw TV and Shaw HD channel 304.
Team Canada star and Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Brayden Point along with Dryden Hunt, the WHL’s regular season goal-scoring leader with 58, will face 92-point man Reid Gardiner and Buffalo Sabres prospect Brendan Guhle in the series. In a high-octane Saskatchewan clash, the Warriors and Raiders are set to meet in an exciting Round 1 series.
During the series, SHAW’s WHL Central will continue to provide highlights, exclusive features and news from across the WHL during the broadcasts hosted by Andy Neal.
Round 1 WHL on SHAW broadcast schedule:
Game Visitor Home Date Time (local)
1 Moose Jaw @ Prince Albert Friday, March 25 7:00
2 Moose Jaw @ Prince Albert Saturday, March 26 7:00
3 Prince Albert @ Moose Jaw Monday, March 28 7:00
4 Prince Albert @ Moose Jaw Tuesday, March 29 7:00
5* Moose Jaw @ Prince Albert Friday, April 1 7:00
6* Prince Albert @ Moose Jaw Saturday, April 2 7:00
7* Moose Jaw @ Prince Albert Monday, April 4 7:00
**SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
SHAW is in its 12th season as the official regional cable broadcaster of the WHL and will be offering all playoff games to viewers in high definition.
In addition to SHAW’s television coverage, the WHL will broadcast all games LIVE atwww.whllive.com and via local radio. For more information on WHL Live webcasts or local radio broadcasts please visit www.whl.ca.