The hockey world was shocked today to learn that the benchmark for NHL coverage, Canada’s TSN, has been beaten out by Rogers Communications and their Sportsnet for the rights to broadcast NHL hockey. The move sent shockwaves, not only to fans but to hockey personalities and especially the TSN panel. The team of Bob McKenzie, Pierre LeBrun, Aaron Ward, Darren Dreger and others with host James Duthie, are regarded in most hockey circles as the foremost authorities on news and analysis.
To read our report, which was published very soon after the announcement, please see: “NHL to Sign Mega Broadcast Deal with CBC and Sportsnet, TSN Frozen Nationally”.
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