Calgary, AB — The Western Hockey League announced today the broadcast details for 2011 Rockstar Outdoor Hockey Classic, the WHL’s first ever outdoor game between the Spokane Chiefs and Kootenay Ice, being held in Spokane, WA on Saturday, January 15th, at Avista Stadium.

Over 10 million Canadian and American residents will have the opportunity the view the historic WHL event on one of four television broadcast options, FSN Northwest, Shaw TV, Shaw Direct and SWX (Spokane).  The WHL on FSN Northwest play-by-play voice Ian Furness, along with color analyst Kevin Sawyer and Shaw TV’s WHL Central host Joey Kenward will bring you extensive coverage of the WHL’s first ever outdoor game, across all four television broadcast options.

Those outside the networks broadcast area can view the 2011 Rockstar Outdoor Hockey Classic online through WHL Live on Demand webcasts, or by listening to the Kootenay Ice and Spokane Chiefs radio broadcasts.

“The Rockstar Outdoor Hockey Classic in Spokane will allow the WHL, through our broadcast partners, to further promote the WHL product throughout the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada, “ commented WHL Commissioner Ron Robison, “We are looking forward to the historic event next weekend in Spokane.”

2011 Rockstar Outdoor Hockey Classic Broadcast Information

FSN Northwest – 10:00pm PT (tape delayed)
Shaw TV – 1:00pm PT (LIVE)
SHAW Direct, channel 299 – 1:00pm PT (LIVE)
SWX, Spokane – 1:00pm PT (LIVE)


WHL Live on Demand –


Spokane Chiefs radio, 1510 KGA, CLICK HERE to listen
Kootenay Ice radio, The Drive FM, CLICK HERE to listen

Watch the process of building the ice surface through a live video cam at

Tickets for the Rockstar Outdoor Hockey Classic are available by calling the Chiefs office at (509) 535-PUCK or TicketsWest at (800) 325-SEAT

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