Just a tad…
“Rogers Media is broadly hinting for the first time Tuesday that it would be keen to win the television rights that the CBC has held for six decades.
Broadcasters pay the National Hockey League for these lucrative rights, whose costs have been rising substantially.
In 2007, when HNIC’s rights were last on the auction block — the price the CBC paid was not revealed, but media reports suggested it ranged from $90 million to $100 million for the six-year contract, up $20 million from the previous deal.” via CBC
Loose our 2nd national anthem to TSN then loose the only reason to watch hockey in Canada to Sportsnet. Thank goodness I’ve got CBCRadio3 (no pun)