We have had viewers from every participating country we could broadcast in and over 20 others
Brookeline, MA (PRWEB) April 18, 2009
FASTHockey (http://www.fasthockey.com) announced today that it will finish its live streaming coverage of the IIHF World Undrer-18 Championships with two incredible games. In the Bronze Medal game (Sunday, April 19, 2009 at 4:00pm ET) Canada will take on Finland. In the Gold medal game (Sunday, April 19, 2009 at 8:00pm ET) Russia will face the United States.
FASTHockey has broadcast all 17 games played at the Urban Plains Center in Fargo, ND, during 2009 International Ice Hockey Federation World Under-18 Championship with incredible resultes. "We have had viewers from every participating country we could broadcast in and over 20 others," said Marc Ruskin, President of FASTHockey, "I am incredibly thrilled that USA Hockey asked us to be part of this great event. "
The coverage winds down this weekend with the 5th and 6th place game taking place on Saturday, April 18, 2009 with Sweden taking on the Czech Republic and the Bronze and Gold medal Games taking place on Sunday. "It has been an honor to be part of the broadcast team for this special event, " said Todd Carroll who commanded the color commentary for the games, "I am excited to be part of this great Gold medal competition between the United States and Russia."
The United States made it to the Gold medal game with a furious third-period comeback. Team USA outshot Canada 21-7 and scored two power play goals to come away with the Gold medal Berth. Canada now faces Finland for bronze on Sunday; the Canadians have never won a bronze medal at this tournament.
For the Russians, Evgeni Kuznetsov led the attack with a goal and three assists; he had a dominating performance during the game. Maxim Kitsyn scored twice during the contest to help Russia claim its third consecutive berth in the gold medal game. Finland, now faces Canada in the bronze game on Sunday.
FASTHockey has provided professionally produced content to its fans worldwide in a high quality broadcast. Users with a high speed internet connection have seen great hockey action all tournament; they can expect more to come.
"We know what our users want and how to get it to them," said Ruskin, "We continue to improve our video delivery quality and show our customers that nobody can drive viewers to their events like we can." FASTHockey has become widely known in hockey circles for its intense marketing campaigns and passionate user base. The company is much more than a technology play offering the teams and leagues it partners with incredible traffic and great user conversion rates.
FASTHockey.com to culminate live streaming broadcasts of IIHF World Under 18 Ice Hockey Championships this Sunday, April 19th with Gold Medal game featuring the United States vs Russia and Bronze Medal Game featuring Canada vs Finland.
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