TSN said today that direct-to-home satellite broadcaster Shaw Direct (formerly known as Starchoice) has signed on to broadcast TSN's English Language Montreal Canadiens regional game broadcast schedule.

The deals means Shaw Direct customers in the team’s broadcast region, including Quebec, Atlantic Canada and parts of Eastern Ontario will have access to 30 additional Montreal Canadiens games. (A complete list of games is provided at the end of this story)

The regional games are in addition to the 15 Montreal match-ups that were previously announced as part of TSN’s 151-game national NHL broadcast package. RDS, TSN's French-language counterpart will broadcast the Montreal Canadiens’ entire 82-game regular season schedule, plus the playoffs and the Stanley Cup Final.

The games will be available to Shaw Direct customers on Channels 448 and 392 in High Definition and on Channel 135 and 467 in Standard Definition.

Discuss in Digital Home's Shaw Direct discussion forum .

 

2011-12 Montreal Canadiens Regional Game Broadcast Schedule

October
• Thursday, Oct. 13 Calgary @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Thursday, Oct. 20 Montreal @ Pittsburgh 7 p.m. ET
• Thursday, Oct. 27 Montreal @ Boston 7 p.m. ET

November
• Friday, Nov. 4 Montreal @ Ottawa 7:30 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Nov. 8 Edmonton @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Monday, Nov. 14 Buffalo @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Monday, Nov. 21 Boston @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Friday, Nov. 25 Montreal @ Philadelphia 1 p.m. ET

December
• Thursday, Dec. 8 Vancouver @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Dec. 13 NY Islanders @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Wednesday, Dec. 19 Montreal @ Boston 7 p.m. ET
• Thursday, Dec. 22 Montreal @ Winnipeg 8:30 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Dec. 27 Montreal @ Ottawa 7:30 p.m. ET
• Thursday, Dec. 29 Montreal @ Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m. ET

January
• Tuesday, Jan. 10 St. Louis @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Jan. 15 NY Rangers @ Montreal 7 p.m. ET
• Friday, Jan. 20 Montreal @ Pittsburgh 7 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Jan. 31 Buffalo @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET

February
• Thursday, Feb. 2 Montreal @ New Jersey 7 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Feb. 7 Pittsburgh @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Wednesday, Feb. 13 Carolina @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Friday, Feb. 17 Montreal @ Buffalo 7:30 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Feb. 21 Dallas @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Sunday, Feb. 26 Montreal @ Florida 5 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, Feb. 28 Montreal @ Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m. ET

March
• Tuesday, March 6 Montreal @ Calgary 9 p.m. ET
• Thursday, March 8 Montreal @ Edmonton 9:30 p.m. ET
• Friday, March 23 Ottawa @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET
• Tuesday, March 27 Florida @ Montreal 7:30 p.m. ET

April
• Thursday, April 5 Montreal @ Carolina 7:30 p.m. ET