The 2011 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ is the first NHL regular season game contested outdoors in Canada since the Edmonton Oilers hosted the Montreal Canadiens in the first NHL Heritage Classic at Commonwealth Stadium on November 22, 2003.
On Feb. 20,CBC and RDS will carry the 2011 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic live in Canada and VERSUS will telecast the outdoor match in the United States. In addition to the standard and HD telecasts, the game is being distributed in next-generation 3D in Canada via CBC and in the U.S. via VERSUS. On radio, Calgary’s Fan 960, Montreal’s CJAD (English) and CKAC (French) and Sirius XM’s NHL Home Ice XM 204 and Sirius 208 (with Best of XM package in the U.S., only) will have all of the coverage around North America. NHL Network™ and NHL.com will provide extensive pre- and post-game programming.