NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MSG Networks Inc. (NYSE:MSGN) announced today that the networks' unmatched lineup of exclusive live local NHL hockey games will be made available on MSG GO - MSG Networks' live streaming and on demand product - beginning Thursday, March 2.
The following games, along with each team's full pre- and postgame shows, will be available on March 2:
New York Rangers at Boston Bruins (coverage begins at 6:30pm)
New Jersey Devils at Washington Capitals (coverage begins at 6:30pm)
New York Islanders at Dallas Stars (coverage begins at 8:00pm)
MSG GO already includes MSG Networks' coverage of the New York Knicks, New York Liberty, New York Red Bulls and episodes of MSG Networks' original, award-winning programming. With MSG GO, fans are also able to access upcoming schedules, and set reminders on their personal devices for games on MSG Networks.
MSG GO is currently available at no charge to subscribers of participating providers (currently Optimum, Comcast Xfinity and Service Electric Broadband Cable) who receive MSG Networks as part of their pay television subscription. Subscribers will have access to the same games they receive on MSG Networks in their home1. Subscribers with a supported smartphone or tablet can download
the free MSG GO app by visiting the App Store or the Google Play store. On computers, customers may visit MSGGo.com.
About MSG Networks Inc.
An industry leader in sports production, and content development and distribution, MSG Networks Inc. owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, and a live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to 10 professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New
York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; New York Liberty; New York Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, as well as coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. Each year, MSG and MSG+ collectively telecast approximately 500 live professional games, along with a comprehensive lineup of other sporting events, including college football and basketball, and critically-acclaimed original programming. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 145 New York Emmy Awards over
the past nine years.
1 Note that Buffalo Sabres games are not currently included on MSG GO, as there are currently no participating providers in the Sabres' distribution territory.
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