2019 Clarkson Cup to be Broadcast on NHL Network in the U.S.

Toronto, ON (March 21, 2019) –The Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) has announced that NHL Network will televise the Clarkson Cup Final in the United States, live on Sunday, March 24 at 12pm ET/9am PT.”

The Clarkson Cup Final is the most anticipated game of the year for players and fans where the top talent in the league battle it out for CWHL supremacy. This season, the top seed Calgary Inferno take on the second seed Les Canadiennes de Montreal in Toronto at the Coca-Cola Coliseum. The game will feature 17 Olympians and over 20 National team players and promises to be an exciting event.

“The Clarkson Cup Final on Sunday, March 24 will have exposure North American wide in the United States via our great CWHL partner and NHL National broadcaster in Canada, Sportsnet, who works in tandem with the NHL Network already to showcase our great game. Fifteen 2018 Winter Olympians including Les Canadiennes de Montreal forward Hilary Knight and Calgary Inferno forward Brianna Decker, defenseman Kacey Bellamy and goaltender Alex Rigsby from Team USA will have the opportunity to be seen at home on  television and showcase their talents in the U.S. market.” – CWHL Commissioner & 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame member Jayna Hefford

The Clarkson Cup Weekend starts this Friday with the 2019 CWHL Award show at Mattamy Athletic Centre at 7:30 followed by the Clarkson Cup Final on Sunday at Coca-Cola Coliseum at 12:00 pm EST. Single tickets for the award show and game are available for $20 each plus applicable fees. Group tickets are also available for $15 per group of 10.

To purchase single tickets, visit https://www.ticketmaster.ca/promo/c8rxfw

For group ticket sales, contact Ainsley Northam at [email protected]

About the CWHL

The Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) is the premier, professionally-run women’s hockey league in the world. With six current clubs throughout North America and China, it enables elite female hockey players to pursue their dreams of competing at the highest level possible, while enhancing the lives of others through exceptional athleticism, entertainment, and motivation. The league is a centrally funded not-for-profit organization, meaning all participating teams receive equal access to funding to ensure equal opportunity and competition. To learn more visit thecwhl.com.

 

About the NHL Network

As the TV home for the National Hockey League, NHL Network™ gives viewers an all-access pass to complete hockey coverage both on and off the ice, including live NHL games and special on-site coverage of NHL events, plus three signature studio shows, interviews, highlights and expert analysis from a variety of hockey insiders and former players. Additional programming includes behind-the-scenes features, player profiles and international and amateur hockey competitions as well as the 2019 IIHF Women’s World Championship and 2019 U.S./Canada Women’s Rivalry Series. For more information on NHL Network, log on to nhlnetwork.com or follow @NHLNetwork on Twitter.

 

Contact:
Jessica Rochwerg
Supervisor, Communications
[email protected]thecwhl.com