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Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition

Name: Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition

Year: 2016
Presented By: Leigh Heppner, Preston Cadillac
Bio:

Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition is a show on OMNI Television that broadcasts a doubleheader of National Hockey League (NHL) games on Saturday nights and selected playoff games with commentary in Punjabi. Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition air a doubleheader each week during the regular season, and marks the first time this Canadian institution will be available on a conventional network to the Punjabi-speaking community. On September 24, 2014, Rogers announced that it would continue to produce a regular schedule of Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition broadcasts under the new contract, with the games moving to its multicultural Omni Television stations. Beginning in the 2014-15 NHL season, the Omni stations added Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition to its schedule. The host of the show, Harnarayan Singh, Randip Janda, Bhupinder Hundal, and Harpreet Pandher, have through their knowledge of the sport, generated an interest for hockey among the South Asians elders and youth.