98.7FM ESPN New York has reached a two-year deal with the New York Islanders allowing fans to hear the Isles’ games primarily on ESPN 1050 AM with select games on 98.7FM New York. The agreement allows 98.7FM New York to do a minimum of 60 games on air. Chris King will continue as the Islanders play-by-play commentator and will be joined by analyst Greg Picker.
“Adding one of the bright young teams in New York sports to our already excellent stable of play-by-play production, we are excited to partner with the Islanders franchise, providing the team and their fans with the one-of-a-kind listening experience that only ESPN can offer,” said Ryan Hurley, 98.7 ESPN program director. “We look forward to what will be an exciting season.”
About 98.7 ESPN New York
98.7FM ESPN New York is the flagship station of ESPN Radio, providing sports talk, news and local and national play-by-play coverage. It’s the official radio home of three of the New York market’s most iconic teams: New York Knicks, New York Rangers and New York Jets game broadcasts in addition to national rights for the entire NBA season from tip through The Finals, Major League Baseball from Opening Day through the World Series and a slate of top college football including the entire College Football Playoff. 98.7FM ESPN New York is also streamed live at www.ESPNNewYork.com & The ESPN App.
Contact: Belen Michelis, ESPN, (860) 766-1425, [email protected]