SAINT JOHN – News 88.9 and the two-time defending QMJHL President’s Cup champion Saint John Sea Dogs are pleased to announce they are continuing their partnership that includes exclusive live radio broadcasts of all 68 regular season Sea Dogs’ games and playoffs for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons.

Tim Roszell, the popular voice of the Sea Dogs play-by-play broadcasts for the last six seasons, will return to call each game live as part of the partnership between the Club and News 88.9.

“I am very excited to be returning to the broadcast booth for my seventh season with the Sea Dogs,” Roszell said. ”The club is in transition on the ice, and it’s a privilege to be a part of it.”

Coverage kicks off Thursday, September 20th from Harbour Station when the Sea Dogs open their 2012-2013 regular season at home against provincial rivals, the Acadie-Bathurst Titan.

“We are thrilled to be continuing into the partnership with Saint John’s number one sports team, the Sea Dogs,” said Mark Campbell, Director of News and Programming for News88.9. “We are proud to be able to showcase the significant talent and community spirit they will be bringing to the ice this season. Who can forget last couple of seasons’ exciting Memorial Cup finishes? On ice and in the community, this season promises to be another exciting year for the Sea Dogs and, at News88.9, we are proud to be part of the action.”

“The Sea Dogs and Rogers have had an excellent relationship over the last seven years, ” said Sea Dogs President Wayne Long in a team statement. “The team at Rogers have become an essential part of Sea Dogs game day activities.”