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THE PIRATES PARTNER WITH NESN TO TELEVISE ALL 8 HOME GAMES IN 2018 ON NESN AND NESNPLUS

04/09/2018 8:43 AM -
THE MASSACHUSETTS PIRATES PARTNER WITH NESN TO TELEVISE ALL 8 HOME GAMES IN 2018 ON NESN AND NESNPLUS
Every Televised Game Will Also Air on NESN National
 
April 9, 2018 – Worcester, MA – The Massachusetts Pirates have announced an agreement with NESN (New England Sports Network) to televise all eight (8) Pirates home games during the 2018 season on tape-delay on NESNplus. Each of these games will also air on NESN National and on NESN primary during the week. (Check local listings for exact times and dates) NESNplus is available in four million homes throughout the six-state New England region and can also be seen on NESNgo.com or on the NESNgo App by signing in with your user name and password from participating TV providers. NESN National is NESN’s national service that reaches another five million homes outside New England.
 
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to be partnering with NESN, we have high expectations for our organization and teaming up with such a prestigious network goes hand and hand with what we feel is in store for our franchise,” said Jawad Yatim, President Massachusetts Pirates. “While arena football is no stranger to big time television, it is in New England. We look forward to exposing and educating the people of this great region on what exactly arena football is. With the platform that NESN is providing our organization we feel we can reach a vast audience ranging fromootball fanatics, adrenaline junkies, and your typical family household.”
 
Massachusetts Pirates on NESNplus 2018 Schedule
 
Air Date Time Opponent Channel
Tuesday, April 10 7:00 PM Vs. Maine Mammoths NESNplus
Wednesday, April 11 1:00 PM Vs. Main Mammoths NESN
Wednesday, May 9 7:00 PM Vs. Columbus Lions NESNplus
Tuesday, May 15 7:00 PM Vs. Main Mammoths NESNplus
Tuesday, May 29 7:00 PM Vs. Jacksonville Sharks NESNplus
Tuesday, June 19 7:00 PM Vs. Columbus Lions NESNplus
Tuesday, June 26 7:00 PM Vs. Lehigh Valley Steelhawks NESNplus
Tuesday, July 24 7:00 PM Vs. Carolina Cobras NESNplus
Tuesday, August 7 7:00 PM Vs. Lehigh Valley Steelhawks NESNplus

 

 
NESN will also be airing multiple thirty minute documentary specials beginning in May, following the Pirates as they navigate through their first season of action. The audience will get an in depth look at the lives of the players, coaches and front office members who are at the forefront of Massachusetts’ newest professional sports franchise.
 
About The Massachusetts Pirates
 
The Massachusetts Pirates are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The Pirates play all home games at the DCU Center located at 50 Foster St. Worcester, MA. 01608. Pirate Nation Season Ticket Memberships for the 2018 season are now available. Pirate Nation Memberships start as low as $90.00. To become a Pirate Nation Season Ticket member or for more information on the Massachusetts Pirates please call (508) 452-MASS (6277), email contact@masspiratesfootball.com or visit www.masspiratesfootball.com. Follow the Pirates on facebook at facebook.com/MAPirates on Instagram @mass.pirates, as well as Twitter @mass_pirates.
 
About NESN
 
NESN has consistently been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. The network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 5 million homes nationally as NESN National. For five consecutive years Forbes Magazine has ranked NESN as one of the 10 Most Valuable Sports Business Brands in the World. NESN.com is one of the Top 12 sports web sites in the U.S. NESN’s social responsibility program, NESN Connects, is proud to support and connect its employees with charitable organizations in our communities. NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and Delaware North (owners of the Boston Bruins).
 
 
Pirates Media Contact: Jawad Yatim President 508-723-2014 jyatim@masspiratesfootball.com