Entercom and Capitals extend multi-platform partnership

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106.7 The Fan to continue as flagship home of the Capitals

The extension runs through 2021

March 13, 2019 - 7:20 pm
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Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, and the Washington Capitals have extended their multi-platform broadcast partnership.

As part of the extension, Entercom station 106.7 The Fan (WJFK-FM) in Washington D.C. will remain as the flagship home of the Washington Capitals carrying all Capitals games plus pre- and post-game shows. In addition, all games will continue to be streamed on RADIO.COM, the fastest-growing digital audio app in the U.S., and TheFanDC.com

The new extension will run through the 2021 season.

"We are thrilled to bring Capitals hockey to D.C.'s top-rated sports station 106.7 The Fan," said Phil Zachary, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Washington D.C. "In addition to all games, the station will provide fans with full coverage of their favorite team through premiere programming on air, online and on demand. Capitals fans nationwide now have more resources than ever to stay up-to-date with the team and we look forward to continue serving as their hub for everything Capitals."

"We are extremely pleased to extend our partnership with Entercom," said Hunter Lochmann, Chief Marketing Officer, Monumental Sports & Entertainment. "Entercom station 106.7 The Fan has been a great partner for us and have provided our fans with terrific original programming and coverage of our team. The powerful signal the station provides is a great benefit to our fans."

106.7 The Fan has been the home for Washington Capitals games and will continue to carry every game live with the Capitals’ veteran broadcast team of John Walton and Ken Sabourin. Capitals game broadcasts will continue to include 15 minutes of pre-game coverage prior to puck drop and 45 minutes of programming after the game concludes. The post-game show will include player interviews and a live broadcast of Capitals head coach Todd Reirden's post-game press conference. The Capitals pre- and post-game shows will continue to be hosted by Ben Raby.

In addition, 106.7 The Fan will air a weekly Caps show, "Crashing the Net" with Tom Daly on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Weekly programming will also include two weekly interviews with Capitals players, including defenseman John Carlson on "Chad Dukes vs. The World" Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. and forward Brett Connolly on "Grant & Danny," Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. Morning show "The Sports Junkies" will feature a bi-weekly interview with head coach Todd Reirden on Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m.

Listeners can tune in to 106.7 The Fan (WJFK-FM) in Washington D.C. on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

106.7 The Fan is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM is now the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage. The digital platform currently has over 300 stations and 3,000 podcasts with more added continuously.

RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom, a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the country.

About Entercom Communications Corp.

Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

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