New Hockey TV Show Goes South of the Border On FOX Sports Net New England

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The Hockey Source TV Show is now available in North America on NHL Network on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. EST and FOX Sports Net New England Sundays at 2 p.m.

Kevin V. Huhn, creator of The Hockey Source -The Ultimate Resource for Minor Hockey (THS), has announced the Premiere of the television show, The Hockey Source, on August 14, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT) on FOX Sports Net New England. During its first season, this half-hour magazine-style show will air on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. on NHL Network in Canada and Sunday afternoons on FOX Sports Net New England in the U.S. for 13 weeks. It addresses specific needs within the world of minor hockey, offering information about many elements of the game, from each role’s different perspective.

Kevin, who is Executive Producer and Host, describes the show as: “entertaining and educational for everyone involved in minor hockey—it provides something of interest for people of all ages and roles.”

    Viewers will get a look behind the scenes, and see action on the ice. There will be lively interviews, hot topic discussions, and audience participation. Information will include tips and fun facts. Each show has one theme, covered in nine segments.

Highlights of the 1st show, which focuses on skating, include a tour of a manufacturing facility, the story of the evolution of skates, and an interview with The Hockey Source’s Subject Matter Expert on equipment. Thirteen Subject Matter Experts contribute to the shows’ content and messages, including: François Allaire on goaltending; Jamie McDonald on management & administration; and Dr. Mike Houston on nutrition. These experts lend their expertise to support the vision of THS: “To provide valuable information about minor hockey to people, so they can make sound decisions and have more fun.”

Kevin has revealed that there are plans to expand the show to the rest of the world: “We are currently talking with a European and Australian network.” Andrew Hill, former President of CBS Productions, offered his congratulations on The Hockey Source: “You’ve overcome incredible odds to achieve your dream.”

The TV show is Kevin’s third major initiative in developing the sport. He also has written a book, Hockey-ology, The Ultimate Guide to Fun & Success for Minor Hockey, and created a website, http://www.thehockeysource.tv, which has established him as the minor hockey expert. After 30 years, occupying various roles, he wanted to give something back and help improve minor hockey for all. In addition to being an educator, he has contributed to the game by developing useful products and fundraising programs for teams and leagues.

The Hockey Source is a production of Fire ’n Idea Inc., a privately-owned Canadian corporation.

    The NHL Network is a digital network in Canada and is partially owned by Bell Globemedia and the NHL.

Contact:

Kevin Huhn

905 887 8204

kvhuhn@thehockeysource.tv

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