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Rogers Announces On-Air Talent For NHL Coverage In '14-15

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 14

Rogers today announced new broadcast talent for coverage of the '14-15 NHL season. Rogers will employ a total of 39 on-air personalities for its telecasts of more than 500 regular-season games across nine networks. Glenn Healy , Kelly Hrudey , Mike Johnson and Darren Pang will serve as game an...

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