Eurosport starts exclusive broadcasts of the 100th NHL season
The anniversary, 100th season of the National Hockey League – the premier professional ice hockey league in the world – starts on Eurosport. Russian viewers will watch NHL games live on Eurosport for the first time: Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 will air the best games starting October 2016, when the world’s best hockey teams resume their battle for the Stanley Cup. The best Russian ice hockey commentators – Sergey Fedotov, Alexander Kuzmak, Vitaly Magranov, Oleg Mosalev, Andrey Golovanov and Vladimir Dekhtyarev – will help ice hockey fans navigate the ins and outs of ice hockey games. Eurosport has exclusive rights to broadcast NHL events for the next three seasons starting from 2016-2017.
Eurosport shares the passion of Russian ice hockey fans and enables them to support their compatriots – the best Russian ice hockey talents playing for the best teams of the National hockey League. Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 will air 10 games of the regular season a week, the Stanley Cup playoffs, as well as the All-Star Game, the Winter Classic and the Stadium Series. For ice hockey fans to be able to align their work schedules with the NHL schedule without missing major action, extended one-hour overviews of late-night games will air the same day in the evening. Furthermore, every evening ice hockey fans will be in for 30-minute overviews of all the games of the day that will also be available on Eurosport.ru. Eurosport Player gives full access to all 10 weekly NHL games – in the run-up to the Stanley Cup, a 4-month subscription costs only RUB 430.
Watch NHL games premiering on October 12 on Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2, and Eurosport Player