As the 30 National Hockey League squads get set the for opening of the abbreviated 2012-13 season, SiriusXM is ready to provide fans with an extensive schedule of play-by-play right through to the playoffs.

SiriusXM (TSX: XSR) subscribers will get live play-by-play of all 13 Opening Day games on Jan. 19th as part of extensive 2012-13 regular-season and post-season schedule.

Throughout the remainder of the season, subscribers will have access to an extensive schedule of regular-season games and all playoff games through the Stanley Cup Final on XM channels 204-206, 212-216 and 92 and Sirius Premier channels 211-220 and 207.

"Canadian hockey fans have been patiently waiting for the puck to drop this season and now that this year's NHL season is taking off, we're very excited to bring them exceptional coverage of their favorite teams," said Joe Thistel, Director, Sports and Talk Programming, SiriusXM Canada.

Thistel adds: "We'll have non-stop coverage from around the league including the best hockey talk and analysis from SiriusXM NHL Network Radio and Hockey Night in Canada personalities. Plus, this season subscribers won't miss a call with access to NHL play-by-play across both satellite radios as well as online and mobile devices through the SiriusXM App."

Fans of the Los Angeles Kings should note that on Friday, January 18 (5:00 - 8:00 PM ET), Scott Laughlin and radio analyst Daryl Evans will host a special season preview live from the Kings' training facility in El Segundo, CA. Live interviews with coaches and players from the reigning Stanley Cup Champions will be featured plus other developing story-lines from around the National Hockey League.

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