by Simon Bassett
January 22, 2014 (ISN) – CBC is excited to give NHL fans an exceptional behind-the-scenes look at their favourite hockey players. As a partner with the NHL, NHLPA and NBC, CBC will broadcast the Canadian premiere of NHL REVEALED: A SEASON LIKE NO OTHER on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT).
The seven-part series gives viewers an all-access pass into the lives of some of the biggest stars in the NHL on and off the ice.
NHL REVEALED will document the lives of more than two dozen of the top hockey players as well as capture the rivalries and personalities of nine NHL teams. Some of the players the cameras are expected to follow are: Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins); Jonathan Toews (Chicago Blackhawks); Patrick Kane (Chicago Blackhawks); Henrik Sedin (Vancouver Canucks); Daniel Sedin (Vancouver Canucks); Henrik Lundqvist (New York Rangers); Jonathan Quick (Los Angeles King); and John Tavares (New York Islanders).
Photo courtesy of Bristow Global Media/NHL
The documentary series will feature exclusive coverage of the four 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ games, men’s hockey at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and the Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ game in Vancouver.
To coincide with CBC’s debut of the show on Thursday, fans can get involved in the show by tweeting #NHLRevealed and can visit cbcsports.ca/NHLRevealed starting Thursday, Jan. 23, for special sneakpeek videos and photos prior to each episode.
The NHL REVEALED™ broadcast schedule:
- Thursday, Jan. 23 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)Thursday, Jan. 30 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)
- Thursday, Feb. 6 at 10 p.m. (10:30 NT)
- Thursday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) * two hours
- Thursday, March 6 at 10 p.m. ET (after Hockey Night in Canada broadcast)
- Thursday, March 13 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)
NHL REVEALED will highlight the following games:
-Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at 9:30 p.m. ET
Anaheim Ducks at Los Angeles Kings from Dodger Stadium
-Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. ET (1 NT)
New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils from Yankee Stadium
-Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. ET (8 NT)
New York Rangers at New York Islanders from Yankee Stadium
-Sat, March 1, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET (8:30 NT)
Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks from Soldier Field
Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Various games between Feb. 9 and 23
-Sun, March 2 at 4 p.m. ET (4:30 NT)
Ottawa Senators at Vancouver Canucks from BC Place