Arizona Coyotes announces new radio partnership with Bonneville Phoenix


GLENDALE – The Arizona Coyotes announced Wednesday that the club has signed a multi-year deal with Bonneville Phoenix to broadcast all Coyotes regular season and playoff games on 98.7 FM Arizona Sports Station Where ESPN 620 AM.

All games will also be broadcast live on the Arizona Coyotes and Arizona Sports apps. Games on ESPN 620 AM will be broadcast simultaneously on 98.7 FM HD-2.

Bob Heethuis returns for his 17th season as the club’s play-by-play announcer to call all games on the Coyotes Radio Network. Olympic silver medalist Lyndsey Fry will provide radio color analysis for all Coyotes home games.

“We are delighted to be back with Bonneville Phoenix and we are very happy to broadcast all Coyotes radio games on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM and ESPN 620 AM this season, ”said Xavier Gutierrez, President and CEO of the Coyotes. “Arizona Sports 98.7 FM is the true leader in quality local sports programming in the Valley and we look forward to seeing Bonneville providing our fans with exceptional Coyotes coverage throughout the season.

The Coyotes game is broadcast on 98.7 FM and ESPN 620 AM will all include 30 minutes of pre-game coverage before the puck face-off and 30 minutes of post-game coverage. The post-game show will feature player interviews and a live broadcast of Coyotes head coach André Tourigny’s post-game press conference.

The Coyotes pre-game and post-game shows will be hosted by Luke Lapinski, who is also the co-host of Wolf and Luke, Arizona Sports’ program broadcast weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“We are incredibly happy that the Coyotes are back in their place on the Arizona Sports team, ”said Scott Sutherland, senior vice president and market manager for Bonneville Phoenix. “Our thanks to the Meruelo Group, in particular Xavier A. Gutierrez, whose passion and vision for this organization are unprecedented. We are very happy to see the team flourish on and off the ice.

Besides, 98.7 FM Arizona Sports Station will air three weekly Coyotes shows featuring: Gutierrez’s front office and general manager Bill Armstrong; Shane Doan, director of hockey development for the Coyotes; and Tourigny.

A full breakdown of the Coyotes Radio broadcast schedule will be posted on prior to the start of the regular season.

Arizona Sports will also air the Coyotes’ two home preseason games on Monday, September 27 against the Los Angeles Kings (7 p.m.) and Saturday, October 2 against the Anaheim Ducks (3 p.m.).

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