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06-16-2014

Potsdam's B99.3 & 1470 WPDM Radio to Carry Clarkson University Golden Knights Hockey

Clarkson University's hometown radio station, B99.3 FM WSNN and 1470 AM WPDM, will broadcast live Clarkson Golden Knights Hockey this season, beginning with the October 3 women's game at St. Lawrence University.

Clarkson University Golden Knights hockey gameClarkson hockey fans in Potsdam, Norwood, Canton, Ogdensburg, Massena and many other parts of St. Lawrence County will be able to enjoy radio coverage of all Golden Knights men's home and away games and a number of select women's games, as well.

"Through our partnership with B99.3/WPDM in Potsdam, season ticket holders from our home base in the heart of St. Lawrence County will be able to follow both home and away action through B99.3/WPDM," said Athletics Director Steve Yianoukos. "Through our partnership with B99.3/WPDM, the broadcasts will also be available over the Internet to Clarkson fans around the world."

"B99.3 the '80s hit music channel and CBS Sports Radio 1470 WPDM are proud to be part of the Clarkson University hockey program, expanding our local sports coverage and service to the community. We look forward to a long relationship," said General Manager John Winter.

"We're very happy to have Clarkson hockey on the air waves. We're excited and looking forward to covering the men's season and the defending national champion women's season," said Chris Engel, B99.3 and CBS Sports Radio 1470 WPDM sports director.

Clarkson University’s Men’s and Women’s Hockey teams are widely regarded as premier programs in NCAA Division I. The Golden Knights women reached the pinnacle of success in 2013-14, claiming the University’s first-ever NCAA National Championship title in any sport this past March to cap off a 31-win campaign. The Clarkson men skated to their best season in six years with 21 victories this past winter to post the program’s 70th winning season.

To purchase season tickets for all home games or to see the schedule of when to turn your dial to B99.3 FM or 1470 AM WPDM go to http://clarksonathletics.com .

B99.3 and WPDM, located in the heart of St. Lawrence County, serve the area with local news and sports, along with hits of the '80s.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

Photo caption: The national champion Clarkson University women’s hockey team begins its 12th season and the men’s hockey team begins its 93rd season with the 2014-15 campaign. Listen to exciting NCAA Division I Hockey this year on B99.3 FM WSNN and 1470 AM WPDM.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/cheel-crowd.jpg .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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