Thursday, March 14, 2019

D-C Radio: Entercom, NHL Caps Extend Multiplatform Partnership

Entercom and the Washington Capitals have extended their multiplatform broadcast partnership.

As part of the extension, Entercom station WJFK 106.7 The Fan in Washington D.C. will remain as the flagship home of the Washington Capitals carrying all Capitals games plus pre and postgame shows. In addition, all games will continue to be streamed on RADIO.COM, the fastest-growing digital audio app in the U.S., and The new extension will run through the 2021 season.

“We are thrilled to bring Capitals hockey to D.C.’s top-rated sports station 106.7 The Fan,” said Phil Zachary, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Washington D.C. “In addition to all games, the station will provide fans with full coverage of their favorite team through premiere programming on air, online and on demand. Capitals fans nationwide now have more resources than ever to stay up-to-date with the team and we look forward to continue serving as their hub for everything Capitals.”

“We are extremely pleased to extend our partnership with Entercom,” said Hunter Lochmann, Chief Marketing Officer, Washington Capitals. “Entercom station 106.7 The Fan has been a great partner for us and have provided our fans with terrific original programming and coverage of our team. The powerful signal the station provides is a great benefit to our fans.”

106.7 The Fan has been the home for Washington Capitals games and will continue to carry every game live with the Capitals’ veteran broadcast team of John Walton and Ken Sabourin. Capitals game broadcasts will continue to include 15 minutes of pregame coverage prior to puck drop and 45 minutes of programming after the game concludes. The postgame show will include player interviews and a live broadcast of Capitals head coach Todd Reirden’s postgame press conference.

The Capitals pre and postgame shows will continue to be hosted by Ben Raby.

In addition, 106.7 The Fan will air a weekly Caps show, “Crashing the Net” with Tom Daly on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Weekly programming will also include two weekly interviews with Capitals players, including defenseman John Carlson on “Chad Dukes vs. The World,” Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. and forward Brett Connolly on “Grant & Danny,” Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. Morning show “The Sports Junkies” will feature a bi-weekly interview with head coach Todd Reirden on Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m.

Listeners can tune in to 106.7 The Fan (WJFK-FM) in Washington D.C. on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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