MSG NETWORKS AND THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS ANNOUNCE
FIRST EVER ISLANDERS
VIEWER APPRECIATION NIGHT
TUNE IN SUNDAY, APRIL 10 AT 6:30 PM ON MSG+
TO LEARN ABOUT A NIGHT FULL OF GIVEAWAYS
New York – April 7, 2016 – MSG Networks (NYSE:MSGN) and the New York Islanders will host a viewer celebration Sunday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. when the Islanders play the Philadelphia Flyers on MSG+. The first ever Islanders Viewer Appreciation Night will consist of a Twitter sweepstakes for viewers, in which they will have chances to win playoff tickets, autographed memorabilia and more throughout the entire telecast.
Fans are encouraged to tune in to MSG Networks and follow both the Islanders and MSG Networks on Twitter. In order to be eligible to win exciting giveaways, prizes and unique Islanders experiences, fans will be asked to retweet select @MSGNetworks tweets throughout the night. The sweepstakes will officially start at the beginning of the MSG Networks pregame show on MSG+ at 6:30 p.m. and run through the end of the game (approximately 10:00p.m. EST).
There will be ten posts celebrating top moments from the 2015 – 2016 season that viewers can retweet for chances to win. Two moments will be posted at the beginning of the pregame show, three at the beginning of the first period, three at the beginning of the second period, and two at the beginning of the third period. Winners will be announced at the end of the pregame show and at the end of each period.
Prizes include: signed Islanders team sticks, signed Islanders team jerseys, Islanders signed canvas print, Islanders Brooklyn commemorative puck signed by Butch Goring, two tickets to a first round playoff game, two tickets to a 2016-17 season game plus meet-and-greet experience with MSG Networks on-air talent and fan packs with Islanders sweatshirt, t-shirt, hat and commemorative pin.
MSG Networks Inc. is an industry leader with two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, as well as the live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to nine professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Liberty; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; Major League Soccer’s Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, and exclusive non-game coverage of the New York Giants. Each year, the networks collectively telecast approximately 700 live sporting events – which also include college football and college basketball from top conferences – along with a full schedule of critically-acclaimed original programming. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 145 New York Emmy Awards over the past nine years. More information is available at www.msgnetworks.com.