Halifax, Nova Scotia - The Halifax Rainmen are back for another exciting season on Eastlink TV, tipping off this Thursday at 7 p.m. with a pre-season exhibition matchup against the all new Saint John Mill Rats.
“As the Maritimes #1 sports channel, Rainmen Basketball was a natural fit with our sports line-up,” said Michael Smith, Director of Eastlink TV.
“Viewer response has been extremely positive so we are delighted to offer Rainmen games again this season, providing fans and viewers with the very best in local sports.”
Eastlink TV began televising Halifax Rainmen games last season and over the summer months, Eastlink partnered with the Rainmen to sponsor a series of basketball camps giving more than 300 kids from communities around the province the opportunity to experience summer basketball camp - Rainmen style.
“We are excited that Eastlink has decided to once again sponsor the Rainmen,” said Halifax Rainmen team owner, Andre Levingston.
“Eastlink brings a lot to the table. Having Rainmen Basketball games televised across the Maritimes really enriches the season as it gives Maritimers the chance to experience the excitement of professional basketball."
Games begin Thursday, December 16th. Be sure to check out the full television schedule below.
Eastlink TV - Halifax Rainmen television schedule:
|Thursday, December 16th
||Saint John Mill Rats (*Exhibition Game)
|Sunday, January 9th
||Lawton-Fort Still Cavalry
|Saturday, January 15th
||Kentucky Bluegrass Stallions
|Sunday, January 30th
||Rochester Razor Sharks
|Thursday, March 17th
||Saint John Mill Rats
|Saturday, March 26th
To learn more about any of Eastlink TV’s programming, please visit www.Eastlink.ca/eltv/.
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