RPI’s Men’s Hockey Strikes Television Deal

Time
Warner Cable announced live coverage of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Men

s
Hockey games for the 2007-2008 season. Working in coordination with RPI, Time
Warner Cable will produce and carry five games live from the Houston Field
House, beginning with the Engineers

December 15th game against Miami
of Ohio.

Games will appear live exclusively on Time Warner Cable

s local sports channel, Time Warner
Sports, Channel 3 in most areas. Replay times will be scheduled for each game
and all games will be archived on Time Warner Sports On Demand (Channel 1003),
accessible to all Time Warner Cable Digital Cable customers.

The five-game schedule is:

December 15, 2007
RPI vs. Miami of Ohio
(7pm)

January 11, 2008
RPI vs. Cornell (7pm)

January 19, 2008
RPI vs. Union (7pm)

February 1, 2008 RPI vs. Quinnipiac (7pm)

February 2, 2008
RPI vs. Princeton (Big
Red Freakout! at 7pm)

The games will be available to over 400,000 Time Warner Cable customers in and
around New York

s Capital Region and Western Massachusetts, with
potential statewide carriage of some games in other Time Warner areas across
the state.

“We

re extremely grateful to the RPI
community for the opportunity to provide this popular local sports content to
our customers,

said Mark Loreno, President of Time Warner Cable

s Albany Division. “Together, we

re able deliver a quality product
that we know is well-received by fans, players, parents and alumni.


We
thank Time Warner Cable for its extended interest in our program,

said Seth Appert, Head Coach of
RPI

s
Men

s
Ice Hockey Engineers.
“We

re excited to be part of a
cooperative endeavor that showcases our school, our players and our game.

With the announcement of the on-air season schedule also came news of a new
broadcast team for RPI Hockey. Former New Jersey Devils and Albany River Rat
play-by-play announcer, John Hennessey, will team up with color man and Class
of 2007 winger Kevin Broad to call all the action on Time Warner Sports.

“John

s experience
and Kevin

s inside perspective will be the perfect
complement to an already professional production package from Time Warner,”
said Kevin Beattie, Acting Athletic Director and Sports Information Director
for RPI.