Comcast SportsNet's 2013 NHL/Bruins Coverage

Comcast SportsNet's 2013 NHL/Bruins Coverage
February 11, 2013, 3:30 pm
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BRUINS LEGEND MIKE MILBURY AND BRUINS FORWARD SHAWN THORNTON
TO JOIN COMCAST SPORTSNET’S 2013 NHL COVERAGE
 
Milbury to Co-Host Signature Hockey Program “Cross Check with Felger & Milbury”
Beginning with the Season Debut on February 7th at 9:30PM
 
Thornton Returns as Special Guest on Cross-Check, Post-Game Coverage and
Throughout Network’s Original Programming All Season Long
 
CSNNE.com Welcomes Back “The Great American Hockey Show” and
Offers Robust Online Coverage this NHL Season
 
BURLINGTON, MA, January 30, 2013 – NHL hockey is back and Comcast SportsNet will bring viewers even more in-depth coverage in 2013 with the addition of Boston Bruins’ Legend Mike Milbury and the return of Bruins’ Forward Shawn Thornton to its NHL programming line-up.  Milbury -- who served as a player, coach and broadcaster for the team -- will co-host Cross Check with Felger & Milbury which makes its season debut on Thursday, February 7th at 9:30PM.  Thornton, known to be an “enforcer” for the Bruins, will once again join Comcast SportsNet throughout the season on various shows and programs.
 
Cross Check, Comcast SportsNet’s signature hockey program, offers expertise and opinion from co-hosts Milbury and Michael Felger who will be joined by Thornton and other special guests throughout the season to break down the Bruins and all things hockey. Cross Check is the new name for Sticks & Stones which debuted last season.
 
Thornton will return to the network’s programming for 2013 in a number of capacities.  In addition to his guest role on Cross Check, he will also join Comcast SportsNet for exclusive interviews following several key Bruins matchups and will make appearances throughout the season on Sports Tonight and other key network programming.
 
Comcast SportsNet will be a go-to source for the best hockey coverage, offering exclusive game day access, interviews and video clips from a number of nationally televised Bruins games on NBC and NBC Sports Network. This includes access to the nation’s top hockey analysts throughout the season. The entire Comcast SportsNet broadcast teamwill bring fans the best, most robust offering of news and updates in real-time each day and night as the Bruins make their quest to reacquire the Stanley Cup.
 
CSNNE.com will be the go-to source for all that and more – live and on demand – including The Great American Hockey Show. It’s as over-the-top as its name with Haggerty and co-host Mike Giardi delivering a behind-the-scenes view that’s loose, interactive and educational — including features like the "Hockey Word of the Week".
 
Additionally, Haggerty will continue his weekly NHL Power Rankings on CSNNE.com, providing viewers with all the info they need to keep up with the League or their own Fantasy leagues.
 
CSNNE.com will also feature video game highlights from every Bruins game, OnDemand clips of all related shows and segments from TV.
 
About Comcast SportsNet New England
Comcast SportsNet New England reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Comcast SportsNet’s programming includes the Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, Chevrolet SportsNet Central, UNO’S Sports Tonight, Sports Sunday, Celtics Now, Celtics Courtside Club, The Baseball Show, Cross Check, New England Tailgate, New England Football Night, Football Day in New England including pre and post-game programs surrounding all Patriots games, CAA football, basketball and more. CSNNE.com, the online home of Comcast SportsNet, provides continuous news, video and in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of New England sports. Comcast SportsNet New England is part of the NBC Sports Group. Visit www.csnne.com for more information. Check local listings for the specific channel location for your area.