Montreal Canadiens Ink Deal With The Team 990/Montreal
June 23, 2011 at 4:01 AM (PT)
After a long tenure on ASTRAL MEDIA Talk CJAD-A/MONTREAL, the MONTREAL CANADIENS' English-language broadcasts will move to crosstown BELL MEDIA RADIO Sports CKGM-A (THE TEAM 990) this FALL under a new seven-year deal.
"It's truly something special for everyone here at THE TEAM 990 to become the new radio home of the MONTREAL CANADIENS," said CKGM GM WAYNE BEWS. "As a proud member of the MONTREAL community, the Habs have always dominated our airwaves. This new partnership with the CANADIENS organization will enable us to give hockey fans even more coverage of our city's team."
"We are very pleased to have entered a new partnership with THE TEAM 990 to become the CANADIENS English radio broadcaster," added CANADIENS owner GEOFF MOLSON. "This long-term agreement with THE TEAM 990 is a testament to our commitment to provide our fans with the most comprehensive and reliable broadcast on English radio for the foreseeable future."