AMESBURY, Mass. — The Hockey East Affiliation declared today it has arrived at a multi-calendar year extension of its partnership with NESN as portion the league’s most expansive and complete media legal rights agreements in its 38-year historical past. The arrangement extends the longest-operating partnership in Hockey East background, relationship back again to the founding of both equally entities in 1984.
Beneath the extension, NESN is set to televise at least 50 Hockey East video games each individual season. The slate will contain some of the best regular-time matchups and postseason contests from the men’s and women’s leagues. Moreover, the men’s semifinals and championship game from TD Garden will go on to enjoy full weekend protection from NESN.
“Hockey East is happy to continue its long-standing romantic relationship with NESN, a person of the strongest partners of the league during its heritage,” explained commissioner Steve Metcalf. “Extending our romantic relationship with this kind of an legendary New England brand name was an straightforward final decision as Hockey East aims to produce the best viewing knowledge possible to its followers each individual period. We search forward to performing with NESN to create new and dynamic methods for Hockey East to reach our dedicated enthusiast foundation.”
“NESN’s affiliation with Hockey East dates again to our founding in 1984 and the convention has continued to produce interesting competition each and every time due to the fact,” reported Sean McGrail, NESN’s president and CEO. “Hockey East programming is an integral component of our network and how we serve our New England sporting activities fanbase, so we are exceptionally thrilled to have prolonged our partnership the moment all over again.”
Hockey East will also keep on to appreciate protection all through the hockey year on NESN, showcasing participant and coach interviews in just NESN’s programming. In 2021-22, NESN and Hockey East debuted episodes of “Hockey East: My Story,” a collection of movie functions that highlighted the qualifications of players in the men’s and women’s leagues and offering enthusiasts an inside glance into the life of those who compete in Hockey East each on and off the ice.
The NESN schedule for 2022-23 will be announced at a later on date.
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