NHL Network To Air Niklas Lidstrom Announcement

Thursday morning, NHL Network will carry the Detroit Red Wings press conference that will unveil the future of celebrated captain Niklas Lidstrom. It’s expected that the Wings will announce that the 42 year old defenseman will call it a career. And he’s had a great career that has spanned 20 consecutive playoff appearances with Detroit […]

NHL Network & Reveal Stanley Cup Final Coverage Plans

We have this announcement from the National Hockey League in regards to this year’s Stanley Cup Final coverage. NHL Network will carry pregame coverage on days of the game. It will begin Final coverage on Tuesday, May 29 at noon ET with Media Day at the home of the Eastern Conference Champion. Then the following […]

NHL Network Signs Long-Term Contract For IIHF Junior Championships

Coming later this month, NHL Network will air the annual IIHF Junior Championships from Edmonton and Calgary. This is an event I have grown to enjoy very much over the last few years. NHL Network has gone from simulcasting TSN to producing its own coverage with its own announcers. Two years ago, JP Dellacamera was […]

NHL Network & All Over Sidney Crosby’s Return

As you may be aware, Sidney Crosby is making his return to the NHL tonight for the Pittsburgh Penguins after missing 61 regular season due to a concussion. Versus is picking up his season debut against the New York Islanders in the US while CBC carries it in Canada. The NHL Network will have extensive […]

NHL Network & All Over Stanley Cup Final

NHL Network has been in Stanley Cup Final mode for the last few days, but it will really ramp up coverage starting today with NHL Live and NHL on the Fly. Throughout the series, NHL on the Fly will have pregame and postgame editions from the game sites in Vancouver and Boston. Deb Placey will […]

NHL Network, & TSN To Carry Announcement

The prospective new owners of the Atlanta Trashers have called a news conference for noon ET to announce that the team will be moving to Winnipeg, the former home of the Phoenix Coyotes. NHL Network and will carry the announcement across North America. TSN will have the newser in Canada. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman […]

NHL Sees Huge Gains in TV and Digital Site For Opening Night of Playoffs

The NHL is saying it’s US and Canadian TV partners saw huge viewing gains for Wednesday night, the opening of the 2011 Postseason. In addition, local ratings on various US regional sports networks increased from the year before. For instance, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic saw record ratings for the Washington Capitals’ overtime win over the New […]