Hockey match at Raley Field will be on NHL Network

The American Hockey League game between the Stockton Heat and the Bakersfield Condors on Dec. 18 at Raley Field will be broadcast live by the NHL Network.

The first regular-season AHL game outdoors in the western United States begins at 7:30 p.m.

The broadcast team will be Chris Madsen, the original television voice of the Anaheim Ducks, and Dan Moriarty, a host for Fox Sports’ NHL Cool Shots and other programs.

The Heat and Condors are two of the five new California AHL teams in the new Pacific Division this season. The Heat is the top affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the NHL; the Condors are affiliated with the Edmonton Oilers.

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