Rogers Hometown Hockey Game Postponed, Sydney Live Stream Will Go On As Scheduled

SYDNEY, NS – Rogers Hometown Hockey’s feature game between the Calgary Flames and Chicago Blackhawks may be postponed, but the live broadcast from Sydney will still take place as scheduled.

Rogers Hometown Hockey has confirmed that the viewing party for an exclusive 30-minute national show showcasing Sydney’s stories and lore will take place at Center 200 and will be broadcast live on Sportsnet. The show will feature broadcasters Ron MacLean and Tara Slone.

The viewing party opens at 6:15 p.m. as scheduled, with activities and entertainment for the whole family. The show will start later in the evening.

Rogers Hometown Hockey has also confirmed that the event is sold out and will honor all Sunday and Monday tickets. Sunday’s events have been canceled due to weather conditions.

Meanwhile, the postponement of the NHL game comes after six Flames players and a member of the club’s coaching staff entered the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on Monday.

Players include Elias Lindholm, Andrew Mangiapane, Brad Richardson, Adam Ruzicka, Chris Tanev and Nikita Zadorev. The name of the training staff member was not released.

No other NHL games were scheduled for Monday night.

– The Cape Breton Post is the island’s source for local sports coverage. Follow the Athletic Department on Twitter for the latest news by clicking here.

Catherine J. Martinez