“We know that HockeyTech is an industry leader in promoting junior hockey through a number of innovative platforms and tools, and we look forward to working together to give our fans bigger and better ways of connecting with the KIJHL."
WATERLOO, Ontario (PRWEB) October 20, 2020
HockeyTech and the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League announced their multi-year technology partnership to provide the league with digital tools to enhance operations and fan engagement.
“The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League joins the growing list of elite hockey organizations that partner with us to give their fans a better experience,” stated HockeyTech CEO Stu Siegel. “Our solutions will also make their hockey operations more efficient and effective.”
The technology partnership will see the league launch a new league website and mobile app in addition to RinkNet scouting, LeagueStat scoring and team management with Trade Center. All regular season and playoff games will be broadcast on HockeyTV, a service of HockeyTech, beginning with the 2020-2021 regular season.
"The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is very excited to partner with HockeyTech and make the move to HockeyTV, LeagueStat and RinkNet,” stated KIJHL Commissioner Jeff Dubois. “We know that HockeyTech is an industry leader in promoting junior hockey through a number of innovative platforms and tools, and we look forward to working together to give our fans bigger and better ways of connecting with the KIJHL."
The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League announced that its 2020-2021 regular season will begin on Friday, November 13th with 17 teams participating in a 30-game regular season schedule.
HockeyTech (hockeytech.com) is the worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics, and information services. HockeyTech was founded in 2012 by Stu Siegel, a technology entrepreneur and former Florida Panthers (NHL) Managing Partner/CEO. HockeyTech has made six company acquisitions to date, integrating and developing one-of-a-kind hockey-focused tools. HockeyTech’s brands have been providing cutting-edge solutions for the hockey world since 1998.
HockeyTV is a streaming service that broadcasts hockey games live and on demand, with a library of over 150,000+ games. Fans can purchase subscription packages on a monthly or yearly basis to get unlimited access to HockeyTV’s extensive content library including approximately 300 regular season and playoff games for the KIJHL that will be added annually.
About the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League
The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) has been operating for more than 50 years and continues to grow in strength each season. The history of the league (beginning with the formation of the West Kootenay Junior Hockey League in the late ‘60s) is a colourful, exciting account of the impressive, and continual development of hockey talents onto higher levels of competition. The listing of former KIJHL players and officials advancing to junior A, major junior, collegiate, semi-pro and the NHL is outstanding.