June 7, 2010
The Saskatchewan Roughriders along with SaskTel announced today the Roughriders pre-season game versus B.C. on Sunday, June 13th will be televised across the province on SaskTel Max™ Entertainment Services.
The game will be available free to all SaskTel Max customers live on channel 602 in standard definition (SD) format. Following the conclusion of the live broadcast, the entire game can be viewed on-demand on Max channel 48 (Max™ Local on Demand). The game will be available to watch on-demand until June 20.
“This is a tremendous opportunity for our fans across the province that won’t be able to watch the game live at Mosaic Stadium to get their first glimpse of the 2010 team,” stated Riders President/CEO Jim Hopson.
“Thanks to a terrific partnership between the Riders and SaskTel, SaskTel Max customers can enjoy this pre-season game live and free of charge," said Don Morgan, Minister Responsible for SaskTel.
“This is a great opportunity for fans to cheer on the Riders as they prepare for their Centennial season,” said Robert Watson, SaskTel President and CEO.
Heath Mulligan, a 25-year broadcasting veteran, will provide the play-by-play of the game while former Regina Rams player and coach Marco Ricci will provide colour commentary. Kick-off for the June 13th game is scheduled for 3:00 pm at Mosaic Stadium.
SaskTel Max customers can also watch all regular season Rider games after they are broadcast on TSN with Rider Game Replays on Max Local on Demand throughout the 2010 season.
For more information, please contact:
Andy Tate, SaskTel Media Relations
Phone: (306) 777-4548
Saskatchewan Roughriders Media Contacts:
Ryan Whippler - Director of Communications
Sheri Trapp - Communications Coordinator