Worcester Railers HC announces broadcast agreement with 98.9 FM NASH ICON
All 72 regular season games and playoffs to be broadcast live on FM radio
Worcester, MA – The Worcester Railers Hockey Club (@RailersHC), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) has announced a broadcast agreement with 98.9 FM NASH ICON (@NashIcon989) for the 2017-18 and the 2018-19 ECHL seasons.
Coverage begins on Saturday, October 14 when the Railers host the Manchester Monarchs at the DCU Center at 7pm. All 72 regular season games will be broadcast live on the radio on 98.9 FM NASH ICON and streamed live on www.nashicon989.com and through www.RailersHC.com. Each broadcast will include a 30-minute pregame show.
Worcester Railers HC play-by-play voice and vice president of communications and marketing, Eric Lindquist returns for his ninth season of calling professional hockey in Worcester. Lindquist called the San Jose Sharks AHL affiliate for nine seasons (2006-2016), including the 2009 AHL All-Star Classic in Worcester. He is entering his 13th season in professional hockey and has called more than 900 professional hockey games in the ECHL and AHL.
“The Railers are excited to partner with NASH FM and the Worcester based Cumulus stations to kick off our inaugural season,” said Worcester Railers HC president Michael G. Myers. “Our fans are aware of the energy and passion that Eric brings to each broadcast and we can’t wait to get the season started come October.”
About 98.9FM NASH ICON: 98.9 FM NASH ICON provides today’s hottest country music hits though out the greater Worcester area. For over three years, NASH ICON has been Worcester’s exclusive source for country music and includes local programming with shows anchored by Adam Webster, Dave O’Gara, and Mark Veau.
“98.9 FM NASH ICON is thrilled to be partnering with the Worcester Railers and look forward to adding ECHL action as part of our programming line-up,” said Cumulus Regional Vice President Bob Goodell. “We look forward to cross promoting on all three cumulus radio stations in Worcester and anticipate a long partnership with the Railers.”
The Worcester Railers Hockey Club, a proud member of the ECHL, will play their inaugural game at the DCU Center on Oct. 14, 2017 vs. the Manchester Monarchs. Full season memberships, mini plans, and group tickets are on sale now by calling the Railers front office at 508-365-1750 or by visiting www.RailersHC.com.