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Colorado Avalanche TV Announcers and Radio Broadcast

By Kapil Sapkota / 15 August 2023 03:02 AM

Katie Gaus hosts TV studio during the Avalanche games.
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Colorado Avalanche TV Announcers are Marc Moser, Mark Rycroft, and John-Michael Liles. Moser calls play by play action for the Avalanche.

Rycroft has been on the Colorado broadcasting team for a long time. Prior to coming to the television booth, he used to call the franchise's games on the radio. Kyle Keefe hosts the television studio during the team's games.

Conor McGahey is one of the most famous radio commentators in the NHL. He calls the Avalanche's matches on Altitude Sports Radio. Mark Bertagnolli assists McGahey from the studio of Altitude Radio.

Colorado Avalanche Commentators List

The broadcast team of the Avalanche includes:

  • Marc Moser – TV play-by-play
  • Mark Rycroft – TV color commentator
  • John-Michael Liles – TV studio analyst
  • Kyle Keefe – TV studio host (rotating)
  • Conor McGahey – Radio play-by-play/analyst
  • Mark Bertagnolli – Radio studio host
  • Alan Roach – Public address
  • Katie Gaus - TV Studio

Marc Moser

Marc Moser is one of the primary Colorado Avalanche announcers. The 2020-21 season was the 14th season for Marc in the broadcast booth for the Avalanche, and the third season in the television booth.

Before 2020-21, he was on the radio broadcasting team for 11 years. Moser started his journey with the Avalanche back in 1997-98 as the in-studio host and producer of all Avalanche radio broadcasts. He served the team for seven years being in that position until 2003-04.

Mark Moser is calling the Avalanche games for a long time.
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Marc was the host of the popular show "Avalanche Talk"  on the team's flagship sports station. He was a daily sports talk show host.

He started as a television studio host and analyst on Altitude in 2006-07. He moved into the Avalanche radio booth in 2007 leaving the world of daily sports talk.

Mark Rycroft 

Mark Rycroft has been serving Avalanche as a TV studio analyst on Altitude since October 2008. In addition, Rycroft previously worked as a color commentator for the Colorado Eagles and the University of Denver Pioneers telecasts on Altitude.

He is also a former player of the Avalanche. The right winger also represented St. Louis Blues during his NHL playing career. He recorded 21 goals and 25 assists in the NHL with the Avalanche and the Blues playing a total of 226 games.

Mark played two seasons with the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL before playing professionally. He played for the University of Denver for three seasons during his collegiate career.

Mark has been an incredible find for the Avalanche broadcast. He has a strong understanding of the game and delivers an energetic commentary that will indeed make you a hockey fan.

John-Michael Liles

Another former player of the Avalanche franchise is serving the team as a TV studio analyst for the team after retiring from his playing career.

John-Michael spent his lengthy NHL career with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Carolina Hurricanes, and Boston Bruins in addition to the Avalanche.

Liles played collegiate hockey with Michigan State University. As a freshman, he led the defensemen in scoring with 28 points in just 40 games.

Michael Liles is a prominent analyst on the Altitude Tv
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John signed an entry-level contract with the Avalanche in 2003 after completing his collegiate career. He was named to the NHL All-Rookie scoring 10 goals and 34 points in 79 games.

The ice hockey defenseman represented Team USA  in the 2004 World Cup of Hockey at the international level. He was also a part of the 2006 Olympics and the World Championships in 2005 and 2009.

Colorado Avalanche National TV Schedule 2023-24

Colorado Avalanche games are aired on Altitude Sports (ALT), Sportsnet, TNT, ESPN, ABC, TBS, TSN, Hulu, and NHL Network.

The Avalanche will start the 2023-24 NHL regular season against the LA Kings on October 11, 2023. The game is scheduled to start at 7:00 pm and will be aired live on the Altitude Network.

Colorado Avalanche TV Schedule 

Date and TimeOpponent
Oct 11, 2023, 10:00 pmLos Angeles Kings
Oct 14, 2023, 10:00 pmSan Jose Sharks
Oct 17, 2023, 10:00 pmSeattle Kraken
Oct 19, 2023, 10:30 pmChicago Blackhawks
Oct 21, 2023, 9:00 pmCarolina Hurricanes
Oct 24, 2023, 8:00 pmNew York Islanders
Oct 26, 2023, 7:00 pmPittsburgh Penguins
Oct 29, 2023, 1:00 pmBuffalo Sabres
Nov 1, 2023, 9:30 pmSt. Louis Blues
Nov 4, 2023, 10:00 pmVegas Golden Knights
Nov 7, 2023, 10:00 pmNew Jersey Devils
Nov 9, 2023, 9:00 pmSeattle Kraken
Nov 11, 2023, 9:00 pmSt. Louis Blues
Nov 13, 2023, 10:00 pmSeattle Kraken
Nov 15, 2023, 9:00 pmAnaheim Ducks
Nov 18, 2023, 9:00 pmDallas Stars
Nov 20, 2023, 8:00 pmNashville Predators
Nov 20, 2023, 10:00 pmVancouver Canucks
Nov 24, 2023, 8:30 pmMinnesota Wild
Nov 25, 2023, 10:00 pmCalgary Flames
Nov 27, 2023, 9:00 pmTampa Bay Lightning
Nov 30, 2023, 9:00 pmArizona Coyotes

The following channels will broadcast Avalanche Colorado 2023-24 games:

  • Altitude
  • SN
  • SN1
  • ESPN/ESPN+
  • Hulu
  • TNT
  • ABC

Colorado Avalanche on Altitude TV

Altitude Sports launched in September 2004 is based in Centennial, Colorado. The TV broadcasts the local games of the Avalanche franchise.

Altitude is available in a 10-state region including all or parts of  Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Utah. Some areas are not eligible to receive Avalanche game broadcasts due to NHL restrictions.

Colorado Avalanche Preseason TV Schedule

Colorado Avalanche kick off the preseason against Minnesota Wild on Sep 24. The game will start at 8:00 pm, broadcast live on the SN channel.

A total of 6 games will be played in its preseason. The Avalanche will be playing with the Minnesota Wild, Vegas Golden Knights, and Dallas Stars.

Find Colorado Avalanche Preseason TV Schedule 2023-24 here:

Date and TimeOpponent
Sep 24, 2023, 8:00 pmMinnesota Wild
Sep 27, 2023, 9:00 pmVegas Golden Knights
Sep 28, 2023, 10:00 pmMinnesota Wild
Sep 30, 2023, 9:00 pmDallas Stars
Oct 4, 2023, 10:00 pmDallas Stars
Oct 5, 2023, 10:00 pmVegas Golden Knights

Colorado Avalanche Radio Network

Altitude Sports Radio is the official Colorado Avalanche radio station. The network will provide live match details of the 2021 Stanley Cup winner.

The games are on Altitude Sports Radio on 92.5 FM or 950 AM. Conor McGahey will deliver the updates every second from the ground.

Colorado Avalanche radio broadcast list

Station & DialArea
Ball Arena (95.1 FM)Ball Arena In-House Signal
Altitude Sports Radio (92.5 FM, 950 AM)Denver, CO
ESPN Radio (1450 AM, 97.5 FM)Montrose, CO
KBFS (1450 AM)Belle Fourche, SD
Xtra Sports Radio (1300 AM)Colorado Springs, CO
KIUP (930 AM)Durango, CO (Nuggets Only)
Team Sports Radio (1490 AM)Silt and Rifle, CO
KNFO (106.1 FM)Basalt/Aspen, CO
KOLT (1340 AM)Scottsbluff, NE
Team Sports Radio (1340 AM)Grand Junction, CO
KYDT (103.1 FM)Sundance, WY

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