Winnipeg Jets fans will get their first television glimpse of the team for the 2018-19 NHL season on October 4 at 7 p.m. on TSN3.
The broadcast schedule was released Thursday, with TSN carrying six of the seven Jets’ pre-season games and 60 regular season games live on TSN3. The remaining 22 regular season games will be broadcast on CBC and Rogers Sportsnet.
TSN’s regional Jets broadcast schedule will air games in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and parts of Northwestern Ontario including Kenora, Dryden, and Thunder Bay.
The Jets first broadcast on TSN3 will take place live from Bell MTS Place on Monday, September 17, when Winnipeg hosts the Minnesota Wild in the first pre-season contest. The pre-season contest against the Calgary Flames on Friday, September 21 will be available on TSN GO online and mobile app.
The Voice of the Jets, Dennis Beyak alongside analyst and former NHL player Kevin Sawyer, are returning for another season. TSN’s Sara Orlesky will play host of the Jets on TSN at all home and select road games, featuring contributions by the Winnipeg Sun’s Ken Wiebe.
Beyak will also handle play-by-play on TSN 1290 with Paul Edmond, along with analyst Brian Munz.