Preds get new flagship station for radio broadcasts — again

Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 11:53am
Staff reports

For the third time in as many seasons, the Nashville Predators will have a new flagship station for their radio network.

The Game (WPRT-FM 102.5), which officially launches with its new, all-sports format on Monday, will carry all regular-season and postseason contests as well as select preseason games. Broadcasts will include a pregame show of at least 30 minutes and a postgame show of 60 minutes or more.

The move to 102.5 extends the Predators relationship with the Cromwell Group, parent company of the station, which also owns WBUZ-FM 102.9 — last season’s flagship station.

Tom Callahan remains the radio play-by-play announcer.

“We saw first-hand the Cromwell Group’s commitment and passion to our franchise last year,” Predators executive vice president Chris Parker said in  statement announcing the news. “This has been further illustrated by their creation of an all-sports station and their commitment to make the Nashville Predators its centerpiece. Cromwell is planning additional programming and promotions with the Predators, and we can’t wait to get started delivering more to the fans.”

The Predators radio network includes affiliates in three states (Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama).

4 Comments on this post:

By: localboy on 8/25/11 at 11:39

I miss Pete on the radio.

By: PKVol on 8/25/11 at 1:42

and Crispy... but at least we get them on tv, although neither were meant for HDTV!

By: localboy on 8/25/11 at 1:55

It's sad to say, but after Pete and Crispy, Tom doesn't stand a chance. Same thing for the Sounds - after Chuck Valenches this new guy, Stu Paul, just doesn't cut it.

By: BigPapa on 8/26/11 at 6:39

How long until Plaster is over there? He has a history of disagreement with his current employer.