The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, in conjunction with broadcast partner TSN, today announced 60 Winnipeg Jets regular season games will be broadcast live this season on TSN3 beginning with the season opener on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. CT against the New York Rangers.
TSN’s regional Winnipeg Jets games are available on TSN3, TSN.ca, and the TSN app to TSN and TSN Direct subscribers in the Jets’ designated broadcast region as defined by the NHL, which includes Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and parts of Northwestern Ontario including Kenora, Dryden, and Thunder Bay.
The TSN broadcast package for this upcoming Jets’ season will feature all seven Jets’ pre-season games and 60 regular season games live on TSN3. The remaining 22 regular season games will be broadcast on Hockey Night in Canada and Rogers Sportsnet.
The Jets first broadcast on TSN3 will take place on Monday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. CT, when Winnipeg visits the Edmonton Oilers in their first pre-season contest.
The Jets will also feature on Hockey Night in Canada 12 times and on Sportsnet 10 times, including seven Sundays where they will appear on Hometown Hockey.
This season, all of TSN’s broadcasts will feature the Voice of the Jets, Dennis Beyak alongside analyst and former NHL player Kevin Sawyer. Sara Orlesky once again returns as the host of the Jets on TSN at all home and select road games, featuring contributions by Ken Wiebe.
On the radio side, all of the Jets’ 82 regular season games, as well as all seven exhibition games, can be heard live on the radio and online on TSN1290. Play-by-play calls are handled by Beyak and Paul Edmonds. They are joined by analyst Brian Munz, who has been part of TSN 1290’s Jets coverage since it debuted in 2011.