FreeSports will as soon as once more be exhibiting stay Elite Ice Hockey League and Cup video games throughout the 2019/20 season.
The free-to-air channel started exhibiting the EIHL final season, and after a profitable expertise for each the broadcaster and the league, we’re happy to substantiate that 17 video games shall be proven stay throughout the brand new season.
“We are able to’t wait to get began with the brand new hockey season on FreeSports. It’s an thrilling time with Sky UK viewers now capable of see the video games in HD as properly!” stated commentator Aaron Murphy. “After an exhilarating journey final yr, we’re hoping that this season shall be even higher. And on the again of two EIHL groups being proven stay within the CHL too, there’s loads of protection on FreeSports. There’s a lot to stay up for, and I’m delighted to current the broadcasts once more with Paul Adey and Chris Ellis to much more viewers within the UK.”
“We’re delighted that Elite League video games shall be proven once more stay on FreeSports this season, and we stay up for thrilling matches going stay into folks’s houses throughout the nation. As earlier than, there needed to be suitability from the venues and the groups, and likewise for FreeSports themselves, when it got here to picking video games for TV,” defined League Chairman Tony Smith. “The video games we’ve chosen for stay broadcast replicate the elements that wanted to be thought of for the advantage of all concerned. I want to thank Richard Webb and everybody at FreeSports for his or her help, and I’m wanting ahead to working with them once more this season.”
FreeSports’ will start their stay EIHL protection from October. Every week when there is no such thing as a stay EIHL recreation, FreeSports will as a substitute broadcast a highlights present. The schedule is as follows:
Wednesday 30 October
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff – Fife Flyers vs. Belfast Giants
Wednesday 13 November
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff – Glasgow Clan vs. Cardiff Devils
Wednesday 20 November
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff Problem Cup ‘Play-In’ spherical – Coventry vs. Manchester
Wednesday 27 November
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff – Sheffield Steelers vs. Belfast Giants
Wednesday 11 December
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff Problem Cup Quarter-Remaining 1st Leg – Belfast vs. Cardiff
Wednesday 18 December
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff Problem Cup Quarter-Remaining 2nd Leg – Cardiff vs. Belfast
Tuesday 31 December
3:30pm on air, 4pm faceoff – Nottingham Panthers vs. Sheffield Steelers
Wednesday 15 January
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff, Problem Cup Semi-Remaining First Leg – Glasgow vs. Sheffield
Friday 24 January
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff – Dundee Stars vs. Glasgow Clan
Wednesday 29 January
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff, Problem Cup Semi-Remaining Second Leg – Nottingham vs. Cardiff
Wednesday 19 February
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff – Cardiff Devils vs. Fife Flyers
Sunday 8 March
3:30pm on air, 4pm faceoff, Problem Cup Remaining – Sheffield vs. Cardiff
Wednesday 18 March
7pm on air, 7:30 faceoff – Cardiff Devils vs. Coventry Blaze
Sunday 29 March
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FreeSports may even present a Playoff First Leg, Playoff Second Leg and the Playoff Remaining.
Champions Hockey League
In addition to the EIHL, Belfast Giants’ & Cardiff Devils’ Champions Hockey League video games, which start on 29 and 30 August respectively, shall be proven within the UK completely on FreeSports. The channel may even cowl the competitions because it extends past the group stage.
FreeSports is presently out there by way of Freeview (64), Sky (422), Virgin (553) FreeSat (252), TalkTalk (64), BT Imaginative and prescient (64) and on-line by way of the TVPlayer.
For extra data, go to www.freesports.television