CSE, Rogers Communications and Sportsnet announce the extension of their partnership
October 31, Vancouver, BC – Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CSE), Rogers Communications and Sportsnet today announced a new agreement that will see long-time partners continue to collaborate through media and sponsorship to serve the Vancouver community throughout the 2032 season. -33.
Through this renewed partnership, Rogers Communications will retain the naming rights to Rogers Arena, home of the Vancouver Canucks. The historic deal also extends the 24-year broadcast partnership agreement between the Canucks and Sportsnet, a division of Rogers Sports & Media. Canada’s #1 sports media brand remains the exclusive regional television and radio partner of the Canucks until 2033.
In addition to arena naming rights, Rogers will work with Canucks Sports & Entertainment to support youth hockey in the community through various initiatives with the Canucks for Kids Fund, as well as to provide more experiences for customers of Rogers so they connect with the team they love.
“We’re thrilled to extend our partnership with Canucks Sports & Entertainment for another decade to bring hockey fans all the action on ice and support the Canucks’ incredible work in the community,” said Tony Staffieri, CEO. of Rogers Communications. “We share the Canucks’ commitment to helping young people in sports, and we are honored to invest in and work alongside this legendary franchise.”
“We are extremely proud and thrilled that Rogers Arena will remain the home of the Vancouver Canucks and that Sportsnet will continue to be the broadcast home of the Canucks,” said Francesco Aquilini, President and Governor. “We are committed to keeping our fans connected to the team with quality content and in-depth coverage. Sharing our story both in the province and on the national stage is extremely important for the organization. This new agreement is a fundamental part of our quest to continue to be the number one sports brand in British Columbia.”
“This is an important milestone in the long-standing partnership between the Canucks and Rogers,” said Michael Doyle, president, Canucks Sports & Entertainment, Business Operations. “Canucks Sports & Entertainment is proud to operate one of the best locations in North America in a world-class city with some of the most passionate fans in the industry. This expansion will support our quest for a winning culture and provide a world-class experience for our fans and giving back to our community in so many meaningful ways. Community is a fundamental pillar of CSE, and it’s important for us to align ourselves with companies that share these core values. Rogers has connections close ties with the community and has been a big supporter of the Canucks for Kids Fund over the years.This partnership allows us to expand our reach and continue to build strong community ties together.
In addition to the renewed regional broadcast rights agreement with the Vancouver Canucks, Sportsnet is the exclusive national broadcast rights partner for the NHL and hosts all 82 Canucks games on television, Sportsnet 650 and via streaming. live on SN NOW.
“Since launching our network in 1998, Sportsnet has been a proud broadcast partner of the Vancouver Canucks,” said Bart Yabsley, President of Sportsnet. “For over 24 years, Sportsnet has had the privilege of bringing Canucks fans across BC and beyond closer to their team by producing the best game broadcasts and most in-depth team content across all of our platforms. We look forward to continuing this legacy with our partners at Canucks Sports & Entertainment for the next decade.”
About Canucks Sports & Entertainment
Canucks Sports & Entertainment is Western Canada’s leading sports and entertainment company, delivering world-class entertainment at multiple venues across British Columbia. Whether it’s watching your first NHL game or singing along with a favorite artist, Canucks Sports & Entertainment strives to create unforgettable moments that inspire, excite and unite us all. Whatever the score, the event or the evening, our goal is to provide you and your guests with a world-class experience from the moment you arrive until the event is over.
About Rogers Communications Inc.
Rogers is a leading Canadian technology and media company providing communications and entertainment services to consumers and businesses. Rogers shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For more information, please visit: www.rogers.com Where http://investors.rogers.com.
Sportsnet is the #1 sports network in Canada. Sportsnet’s multimedia offerings include Sportsnet (composed of four regional channels: East, Ontario, West and Pacific), Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet World, SN NOW, Sportsnet Radio Network, Sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet App and podcasts. Sportsnet is the official national multi-platform rights holder of the Canadian NHL and is the regional broadcaster for the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs. Sportsnet also has extensive coverage of the Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Raptors, as well as the NBA, MLB, Grand Slam of Curling, National Bank Open presented by Rogers, FIBA, WWE , IndyCar, Super League Rugby, Premiership Rugby, Bundesliga, FA Women’s Super League and FA Cup. Sportsnet is part of Rogers Sports & Media, which is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX, NYSE: RCI). Visit Sportsnet.ca.