HockeyTech and Spring Media Announce Media Rights Agreement for 5 European Professional Hockey Leagues

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All league games will be broadcast on HockeyTV in North America, adding 1,500 games to the HockeyTV lineup

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"We are excited to bring this world-class hockey to our subscribers, while exposing these leagues and teams to North American viewers."

HockeyTech and Spring Media announce an exclusive media rights agreement for the North American market. HockeyTech will broadcast on its HockeyTV streaming platform live and on-demand coverage of all games from following five European professional hockey leagues:

  • Tipsport Extraliga – Czech Premier League
  • Tipsport Liga – Slovak Premier League
  • Optibet Hokeja Liga – Latvian Premier League
  • Synerglace Ligue Magnus – French Premier League
  • Fédération Française de Hockey sur Glace Division 1 – French Tier 2 League

“While we have broadcast many European games on HockeyTV on behalf of USA Hockey and Hockey Canada, this is the first time we will be streaming full seasons for European professional hockey leagues”, says HockeyTech CEO Stu Siegel. “We are excited to bring this world-class hockey to our subscribers, while exposing these leagues and teams to North American viewers.”

These additions will bring the schedule to over 50 leagues broadcasting on the HockeyTV platform, including such professional leagues as the AHL (American Hockey League) and SPHL (Southern Professional Hockey League). Fans will be able to access all games live and on-demand by subscribing to either a monthly or annual plan at HockeyTV.com. Watch at HockeyTV.com, as well as across all screens including Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Apple iOS, and Android apps.

“We are delighted to partner with HockeyTech to further increase the visibility of the French, Czech, Slovak and Latvian ice hockey leagues that the Spring Media group represent and distribute worldwide”, says Spring Media CEO Tobias Osmund. “HockeyTech has an impressive track record when it comes to ice hockey leagues live streaming in North America and we believe they will be the perfect partner in the region to reach a new audience and offer top professional ice hockey action to the fans.”

About HockeyTV
HockeyTV (HockeyTV.com) is the definitive destination to watch ice hockey. HockeyTV streams over 30,000 live games each season from over 50 leagues. Each game is accessible on demand from a growing library of over 120,000 games. Fans can purchase subscription packages on a monthly or annual basis to get unlimited access to HockeyTV’s extensive action. HockeyTV is a service of HockeyTech (HockeyTech.com [HockeyTech.com __title__ HockeyTech Website]), the worldwide leader in hockey related technology, video and information services. HockeyTech – Digitally Powering HockeyTM.

About Spring Media
Spring Media (springmedia.se) is an international sports media agency that provides media rights distribution as well as digital, production, distribution and consulting services for sporting events. The company has a global reach with its head office in Stockholm and regional offices in Mexico, UK and France. Spring Media owns, manages, produces and distributes over 5,000 hours of live sports annually to over 200 broadcasters worldwide. The Spring Media group includes subsidiary companies Staylive, Sportacentrs and Fanseat.

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