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Hockey Night in Canada
|Hockey Night in Canada|
|Genre||Sports (ice hockey)|
Ron MacLean (current)|
George Stroumboulopoulos (starting Oct. 2014)
|Theme music composer||Colin Oberst|
|Opening theme||"Canadian Gold"|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|Running time||360 minutes+|
CBC Sports (1936-2014)|
Rogers Communication (as of 2014-2015)
|Original channel||CBC Television|
TV: October 11, 1952 – present
Hockey Night in Canada is a branding that is used for presentations of the National Hockey League (NHL) by CBC Sports. It started in 1931 on the CNR Radio network. It debuted on television on October 11, 1952. It has different segments during intermissions and between games including Don Cherry's Coach's Corner.
On November 26, 2013, it was announced by the NHL that they had reached a 12-year, $5.2 billion deal with Rogers Communications for exclusive television and digital rights to all their national NHL broadcasts starting at the beginning of the 2014-15 season.