Friday, 4 September 2009

LIVE! webcasts Available for both Capital Region games vs. St. John's this Sunday

Thanks to the fine team at Streaming Sports Network (SSN), led by President Bengt Neathery, both NCAA vs. CIS games in Ottawa this coming weekend will be streamed over the Internet LIVE! On Sunday, September 6th at 1 PM, St. John's Red Storm meets defending national champs Carleton Ravens and then that same day at 8:30 PM St. John's moves across town to face Ottawa Gee-Gees at Montpetit Hall. Both games can be accessed by clicking here

The Streaming Sports Network has grown in size and scope since humble beginnings about five years ago to the point where all CIS Nationals tournament games were webcast from Scotiabank Place last year including pre-halftime-and-post game shows, enabling fans across the country to watch preliminary round games. Expect SSN to continue their dedication to supporting a new delivery medium for CIS basketball with extensive pre-season, regular season and post-season coverage.


Online Coverage Of St. John's Trip To Canada Includes Live Streaming On Sunday

Videos, photos and blogs to also be provided on, Twitter and Facebook.

QUEENS, N.Y. - The St. John's men's basketball team is traveling to Canada this Labor Day weekend, and students, alumni and fans are invited. The Red Storm's four-day trip - which includes an early-season test with four games in two days vs. formidable Canadian university squads - will be chronicled online via and the Red Storm's Facebook and Twitter accounts.

St. John's will face an ambitious Canadian schedule, meeting McGill University (1 p.m.) and the University of Quebec at Montreal (8 p.m.) on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the teams' home venues. The Red Storm heads to Ottawa, Canada's capital city, to meet Carleton University (1 p.m.) and the University of Ottawa (8:30 p.m.) on Sunday, Sept. 6.

Both of St. John's Sunday games in Ottawa - at 1 p.m. vs. the Carleton Ravens and at 8:30 p.m. against the Ottawa University Gee-Gees - will be broadcast live on the Internet by Canada's Streaming Sports Network (SSN), a leader in online Canadian sports coverage. Live video and audio of the Red Storm's Sunday matchups will be available on SSN's website, A limited number of subscriptions to both broadcasts have been pre-purchased, so be sure to log on early for free access. Also, those with the ability to understand French may be able to listen live to the Red Storm's Saturday night 8 p.m. matchup against the University of Quebec at Montreal at

In addition to the live coverage on SSN, St. John's fans can log on to each evening during the trip for the daily "St. John's In Canada" report. Each entry will recap the team's daily activities and provide game recaps, featuring a detailed summary and each game's box score. The "St. John's In Canada" reports will also link to exclusive daily photo galleries on, capturing all of the day's activities.

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