Beginning with the 2019-2020 Season, the St. Louis Blues will be heard exclusively in St. Louis on 101 ESPN.
According to 101 ESPN spokesman Mary Hediger in a press release, “Fans will be able to experience Blues Hockey on the crisp and clear FM stereo signal. Plus, there will be an abundance of Blues programming, ‘inside information’ and behind-the-scenes coverage, opinions and perspective from all of the 101 personalities.”
The release said St. Louisans can expect to hear candid player, coaches, and front office interviews, game recaps and predictions.
“We are proud to announce that 101 ESPN is the new flagship station to broadcast the St. Louis Blues Hockey games locally in St. Louis,” Brand content director Chris “Hoss” Neupert said. “The 101 ESPN team and our Hubbard Radio St. Louis family (New Country 92.3, KSHE 95, 105.7 The Point and 106.5 The Arch) are excited to be the new home for the St. Louis Blues.”
Neupert also said, “Our entire team is looking forward to our partnership with the St. Louis Blues, and the opportunity to offer innovative content and exclusive interviews, analysis and coverage for St. Louis fans. Fans should prepare to hear insightful, in-depth Blues reporting like you’ve never heard it before.”
101 ESPN which has been airing local sports programming for 10 years and 101espn.com along with their show hosts and contributors have been nominated twice back-to-back for the prestigious National Association of Broadcasters’ Marconi Award for Sports/Talk Radio in both 2017 and 2018.
PHOTO: John Kijowski, Chris “Hoss” Neupert and Louie celebrate the news.