Flames games to air on WYEC 93.9 FM
City Flames announced today that all 80 Flames regular games and all playoff
appearances will air on the team’s new flagship station, WYEC 93.9 FM. A weekly
talk show will also air on WYEC beginning on September 24th. WYEC will be
increasing their coverage area later this month to include the Quad Cities and
surrounding areas thus adding to the over 100,000 people they cover.
fans have asked for this for a long time and the timing was finally right to
make the move to an FM signal,” said Flames President Tim Taylor.
“This will allow all of our fans in the Quad Cities and many outlying
areas to enjoy our games on the radio. WYEC and the Regional Radio Group have
been great partners already, and we look forward to building our
excited to be a part of the Quad City Flames inaugural season,” said
Fletcher Ford, the General Sales Manager of Regional Radio Group, owners of
seven radio stations, and two online newspapers including, WYEC, WKEI, WJRE,
WGEN, and tricountydailynews.com. “We are pleased to offer the team a FM
home during our launch in the
City area. The
partnership with the Flames will certainly increase our exposure throughout the
City area, all while increasing the
listenership of Flames hockey on the radio. With our increased coverage,
beginning at the end of the month, this partnership will benefit the Flames all
while bringing WYEC fans to the Flames and Flames fans to WYEC.”
will serve as the Flames broadcaster as the team embarks on its first season.
Each Flames broadcast during the 2007-08 season will be preceded by the
Hayman’s Ace Hardware Pre-Game Show beginning 25 minutes prior to face-off.
After the game, the Kinetic Fitness Post-Game Show will air.
weekly radio show will be broadcast on Monday nights at 6 p.m. Flames players
and coaches will join Roof for the hour-long program from The Blackbear Lounge
at The Lodge. The first edition of the Flames Radio Show will coincide with the
team’s mascot unveiling on September 24th at The Lodge.
games, and the weekly talk show, can also be heard on-line at qcflames.com. The
b2 Network will continue to offer fans the option to watch games live via
Internet on a pay-per-view basis.
are only 26 days away from Opening Night 2007 on October 6th vs. the Rockford
IceHogs. The ’30 Days of Hockey’ continue tomorrow as the team unveils a
special Five-Game Try Out Ticket Package. Keep checking qcflames.com for
updates on the ’30 Days of Hockey’.
City Flames will begin their inaugural season as the American Hockey League
affiliate of the Calgary Flames this fall at the i wireless Center. Call the
Flames Office today at (309) 764-7825 to order season tickets, mini-plan
packages, group tickets or for information on corporate partnerships. Fans that
purchase full season ticket packages will be eligible to win a FREE lasik eye
surgery courtesy of The Virdi Eye Clinic. Individual tickets for Opening Night,
Saturday, October 6th vs. Rockford, and all 40 Flames home games are on sale
now at the i wireless Center Box Office, via phone at (563) 326-1111 or at any
Ticketmaster outlet including ticketmaster.com.