Will Shaw and Sportsnet One Resolve Their Differences for Vancouver Canuck Fans

September 1st, 2010 by Nucks IceMan Leave a reply »
Interesting Tweets happening these days from various sources about the new Sportsnet One channel and Shaw Communications.

Dan Murphy from Sportsnet Pacific tweeted a couple of hours ago that Sportsnet One may do five Vancouver Canucks pre-season games but of course this has yet to be confirmed.

It seems the fans are being held hostage here as SPN1 and Shaw are arguing over rights and of course money.

Since Sportsnet is part of Shaw’s cable package, no one knows whether this will be included in the current HD line-up or not.

This could result in viewers having to cough up some more hard earned dollars to watch the Canucks on the new Sportsnet One, when this situation is resolved.

If you remember I mentioned in an article on the Canucks Summer Summit, which was announced at that time, that the Canucks were going to break from the pay-TV games broadcast by Shaw but that they would be carried on another network.

It was assumed by most of us that this would be broadcast on a current HD channel, which most of us that watch sports, are already paying for. The only reason that I can see launching another sports c ...

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