A historical announcement has hit the airwaves as the Montreal Impact can be heard on the Hertzian waves of TSN690. It's a first for both English and French radio as all the Montreal Impact games (home and away) will be broadcasted live.
The broadcasting team will include Rick Moffat of TSN 690 and Brian Wilde of CTV Montreal, as both will share play-by-play duties. Ex-Montreal Impact striker Grant Needham will continue with his colour commentary duties.
This is definitely a big step towards the establishment of the Montreal Impact as per media coverage and visibility among English-speaking fans.
Chris Bury confirmed live on TSN690 that the broadcast will include a 30-minute pregame and post-game show, every game.
Montreal Impact President Joey Saputo
We are very enthusiastic about this announcement. Our wonderful fans can now listen to all our games on radio. It's important to gain accessibility that allows our growing supporters to follow the Impact games in different ways. We are proud to partner up with a radio station that has maintained a great interest in soccer for many years now, and who is well established on the Montreal sports scene.
Chris Bury, Program Director, TSN Radio 690
Excitement for the Montreal Impact is at an all-time high following their run to the MLS playoffs last season, and TSN 690 is thrilled to offer this growing fan base full access to all Impact games . Today's announcement strengthens our ability to provide Montreal fans with the best in major league sports.
With this new agreement, along with every Montreal Canadiens game and our marquee NFL coverage, TSN 690 is Montreal's undisputed market leader in live English-language major league action.