The date August 9, 1988 is a day that lives in infamy for Canadian hockey fans as the day it was announced that Wayne Gretzky had been traded to the Los Angeles Kings in one of the biggest deals pro sports has ever seen. Twenty-five years later, Sportsnet presents The Trade, a comprehensive five-part series that examines the details surrounding the deal that shook the hockey world and an entire nation to its core, and changed hockey forever. Part one of the series premieres Monday, August 5 during Connected at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific. 

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Big names with big game. Sportsnet goes courtside in Montreal and Toronto to bring fans multiplatform coverage of the 2013 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank. Beginning Monday, Aug. 5 and running through Friday, Aug. 9, Sportsnet serves up men’s and women’s coverage of the first three rounds and quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup, available on Sportsnet, sportsnet.caSportsnet 590 The FAN and Rogers Anyplace TV on computer, mobile and tablet.

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Twenty years have passed since the Toronto Blue Jays won their second of back-to-back World Series titles. Sportsnet relieves the magic of that 1993 storied season with the one-hour documentary Touch ‘Em All, Joe, premiering Wednesday, July 17 at 7 p.m. local time on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific.

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Major league stars, major league coverage. Baseball’s best are set to shine as Sportsnet, Canada’s home of MLB and the Blue Jays, hits Citi Field in New York for the 2013 Home Run Derby and the 84th MLB All-Star GameBeginning now and continuing through next week, Sportsnet gives fans the ultimate All-Star treatment with coverage across television, digital, and radio platforms.

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