AMERKS ANNOUNCE TELEVISION BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR 2012-13 SEASONNews | 10/10/2012 2:00:28 PM | ROCHESTER AMERICANS
The Rochester Americans announced today that Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will televise 16 regular season Amerks games during the 2012-13 American Hockey League season, including 14 home games and two road games, in Rochester and Buffalo.
The televised home games will be simulcast with the Amerks radio broadcasts, as Hall of Fame play-by-play broadcaster Don Stevens, the Voice of the Amerks now entering his 27th season with the club, will be joined by color analyst and former Sabre Ric Seiling in the broadcast booth. For the second straight season, 13 WHAM Sports Director Mike Catalana will join Stevens and Seiling on air as host of the television broadcasts.
For the two road games scheduled to be televised in the market, the home team’s play-by-play feed will be used. Amerks fans will still be able to listen to Stevens call the game on radio.
The following games are scheduled to be televised on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel during the 2012-13 season:
Friday, Oct. 19 vs. Grand Rapids (7 p.m.), Channel 26/1026 (HD) Rochester; Main Channel (SD)*/713 (HD) Buffalo
*Main Channels (SD) in the Buffalo area: City of Buffalo – 25; Suburbs of Erie County, Niagara County and Westfield, NY – 52; Olean, NY – 49; Dunkirk, NY – 27; Jamestown and Fredonia, NY – 41.
Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will also broadcast the 2013 AHL Skills Competition and AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 27-28 from Providence, R.I., in both the Rochester and Buffalo markets. In addition, the AHL announced that the Amerks’ road game at Toronto on Saturday, Oct. 13 will be televised nationally in Canada on Sportsnet ONE.
The 2012-13 regular season begins Friday, Oct. 12 when the Amerks host the Syracuse Crunch at The Blue Cross Arena at 7:05 p.m. Amerks Full-Season, Half-Season and 12-Game ticket packages for the 2012-13 season are available. Individual game tickets are also now on sale. For more information, visit www.amerks.com or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.