New Jersey Devils, WFAN Extend Broadcast Partnership
NEW YORK (WFAN) — The New Jersey Devils and WFAN Sports Radio 66 AM and 101.9 FM today announced the extension of their multi-year partnership, in which the CBS RADIO all-sports station will continue to broadcast the team’s regular and post-season games. The joint announcement was made by Devils’ President/General Manager Lou Lamoriello and CBS RADIO New York Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Don Bouloukos.
Additionally, WFAN will once again broadcast 15 minute pre- and post-game shows surrounding every game.
“The New Jersey Devils are proud to continue our long-standing relationship with WFAN,” said Lamoriello. “Their commitment to sports programming on a 24-hour/year-round basis will provide us with the best possible radio exposure to reach our fans.”
Said Bouloukos, “We are looking forward to another exciting year of Devils hockey, and appreciate working with such a first-class organization both on and off the ice. This announcement ensures audiences will hear the same captivating game coverage they’ve come to expect from WFAN.”
The 2013-14 season will mark the ninth straight year WFAN will serve as the Devils’ radio broadcast home. Matt Loughlin will enter his eighth season as the team’s play-by-play announcer, while Sherry Ross is in her seventh straight year as color commentator, after re-joining the organization in 2007-08.
About New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are part of the 30-team National Hockey League, with teams throughout the United States and Canada. Established in 1982, they are currently in their 32nd season in the Garden State. During that time, the team has won three Stanley Cup Championships: 1995, 2000 and 2003.
WFAN is the original and longest running sports station in the nation, celebrating their 26th anniversary this past July. With more listeners than any other station of its kind, The FAN provides audiences across the tri-state area with live and local programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is home to award winning personalities Mike Francesa, Boomer Esiason, Craig Carton, Joe Benigno, Evan Roberts and Steve Somers. The station is the flagship broadcast home for several area sports teams, including the New York Giants, New York Mets, New Jersey Devils and Brooklyn Nets. Listen to WFAN on-air, online at http://www.wfan.com and via the Radio.com app for a variety of mobile devices.
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