Sunday, April 17, 2011


Press Release

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League and SHAW Communications announced today that games six and a potential game seven of the Kal Tire WHL Western Conference Semi-Final between the Kelowna Rockets and Portland Winterhawks will be televised LIVE on SHAW and SHAW Direct Channel 299 throughout Western Canada. The game will also be available to WHL fans in the U.S. Pacific Northwest on a tape delayed basis on Root Sports starting at 9:00pm PT.

SHAW TV will continue to provide extensive coverage of the 2011 WHL Playoffs by broadcasting LIVE a WHL Conference Championship Series and the entire WHL Championship Series. Following the conclusion of round two of the 2011 WHL Playoffs, the WHL and SHAW TV will announce the next series that will be broadcast.

Game six of the Kelowna Rockets – Portland Winterhawks series can be seen LIVE on SHAW TV from Prospera Place in Kelowna starting at 5:00pm PT on Sunday, April 17th and game seven will go on Tuesday, April 19th at 7:00pm PT in Portland if needed.

Kal Tire WHL Western Conference Semi-Final
Portland leads series 3 - 2
Game 1 - Thu Apr 7 7:00 PM Kelowna 5, PORTLAND 1
Game 2 - Sun Apr 10 5:00 PM PORTLAND 6, Kelowna 3
Game 3 - Tue Apr 12 7:05 PM Portland 5, KELOWNA 4
Game 4 - Wed Apr 13 7:05 PM Portland 4, KELOWNA 2
Game 5 - Fri Apr 15 7:00 PM Kelowna 2, PORTLAND 1 OT
Game 6 - Sun Apr 17 5:05 PM Portland at Kelowna (LIVE ON SHAW)
Game 7 - Tue Apr 19 7:00 PM * Kelowna at Portland (LIVE ON SHAW)
* if needed

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