Wheat Kings advance to conference final; to be aired on SHAW
2010 HUSKY WHL Eastern Conference Championship LIVE on SHAW
CALGARY, AB – Ron Robison, Commissioner of the Western Hockey League, and SHAW Communications announced today that the entire 2010 Husky WHL Eastern Conference Championship series between the regular season Champion Calgary Hitmen and the 2010 MasterCard Memorial Cup host Brandon Wheat Kings will be televised LIVE on SHAW and SHAW Direct ‘Channel 299’ throughout Western Canada.
The following is the schedule for the Calgary Hitmen – Brandon Wheat Kings best-of-seven Husky WHL Eastern Conference Championship Series:
All Games LIVE on SHAW
#1 -Brandon @ Calgary; Friday, April16 (7:00pm MT)
#2 – Brandon @ Calgary; Saturday, April 17 (7:00pm MT)
#3 – Calgary @ Brandon; Tuesday, April20 (7:00pm CT)
#4 – Calgary @ Brandon; Wednesday, April21 (7:00pm CT)
#5 – Brandon @ Calgary; Friday, April23 (7:00pm MT)**
#6 – Calgary @ Brandon; Sunday, April25 (6:00pm CT)**
#7 -Brandon @ Calgary; Tuesday, April27 (7:00pm MT)**
** – if necessary
The Kal Tire WHL Western Conference Championship Series will also open on the weekend with the U.S. Division Champion Tri-City Americans hosting either the Portland Winterhawks or Vancouver Giants for games one and two on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17.
The winners of the Husky Eastern Conference and Kal Tire Western Conference Championship Series’ will advance to the 2010 WHL Championship Series to compete for the Ed Chynoweth Cup.
The WHL and the Brandon Wheat Kings will serve as the official hosts for the 2010 MasterCard Memorial Cup. The Wheat Kings will host the WHL Champions, Ontario Hockey League Champions and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Champions from May 14 – 23, 2010.
In addition to SHAW’s television coverage, the WHL will broadcast all games live on the Internet and local radio. For more information on WHL WEB TV broadcasts log onto www.whl.ca.