Oilers & Corus Radio announce new three-year partnership
Deal includes addition of "Oilers NOW with Bob Stauffer," debuting Monday, Aug. 22nd
|"Oilers NOW with Bob Stauffer" debuts Monday, Aug. 22nd
VIDEO: CHED Announcement
An exciting new addition to the Oilers and Corus partnership will be the debut of "Oilers NOW with Bob Stauffer" on 630 CHED commencing Monday, August 22nd. Oilers NOW will be a unique format in Oil Country, focused almost exclusively on the Oilers, NHL & WHL, and hockey in general. Oilers NOW will be a two-hour fan interactive sports talk show, on-air between Noon and 2:00pm, Mondays through Fridays, 52 weeks of the year.
Oilers NOW will report and debate all the inside info on the Oilers and the hockey world as Bob Stauffer travels with Oilers coaches, players, and management daily, as well as NHL and WHL insiders. Bob is uniquely positioned to know the inside details about Oilers hockey as it happens and report it first to hockey fans in Oil Country. Bob is well known for his insights, opinions, and vast connections with the who’s who of hockey.
"CORUS is the market leader in news and sports radio in Oil Country and our fans will be pleased to know they can stay tuned to everything the Oilers do or say by keeping their radio locked onto 630 CHED all day long," Oilers President Patrick LaForge said.
"We’re thrilled to be moving forward with a new three-year agreement and continuing our partnership with the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club," said Doug Rutherford, Vice President and General Manager, Corus Radio Alberta. "We welcome Bob Stauffer to 630 CHED daily and look forward to the hockey expertise he will bring to our program."
Edmonton Oilers hockey is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial, Cenovus Energy and Ford.