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French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus faced little competition in renewing its NHL rights, SportBusiness Media understands.

Russian internet company Yandex will look to expand its sports-rights portfolio after acquiring exclusive rights to the National Hockey League in Russia amid fierce competition.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of the National Hockey League (NHL).

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Swiss pay-television broadcaster Teleclub has reached a new deal that will give it increased exclusivity over National Hockey League rights in Switzerland from the 2020-21 season

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus appears to have renewed its broadcast deal in France for the NHL North American ice hockey league
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OTT platform DAZN has reportedly held talks with North American ice hockey league the NHL about creating a whiparound show, furthering its interest in this type of content

Multi-territory sports broadcaster Setanta Sports will launch in Ukraine on August 1, having picked up a host of sports rights in the country

North American ice hockey league the NHL has stepped up its engagement with the Chinese market by agreeing a partnership with micro-content platform Dongtu

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The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has renewed its National Hockey League sublicensing deal on more favourable terms, TV Sports Markets understands.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses media-rights in the US major leagues: MLB, the NBA, the NFL and the NHL

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses media-rights in the US major leagues: MLB, the NBA, the NFL and the NHL

Pay-television broadcaster Premier Sports is close to renewing its deal for National Hockey League rights in the UK for which it will pay an increase of about 25 per cent, TV Sports Markets understands.

Chinese internet company Tencent has agreed a six-season deal for digital rights to North America’s National Hockey League.

Eurosport continued its gradual rise from a basic-tier to a premium pay-television broadcaster this month in Russia, following deals for National Hockey League and Wimbledon tennis rights.

The IMG Events & Media agency took a big step into the winter sports media rights market this week with a deal for National Hockey League rights.

Multi-territory broadcaster Modern Times Group renewed National Hockey League rights across the Nordics late last month, but missed out on the sport’s World Championship rights in Sweden.

Medge Consulting Sports has ceased to exist as a media rights agency, and its rights to the National Hockey League have reverted to the league after it missed payments, TV Sports Markets understands.

Canadian pay-television broadcaster Rogers Communications’ acquisition of the English-language regional rights to Montreal Canadiens games this month was driven by its desire to offer the full complement of Canadiens games in English on mobile and online platforms.

Sport1’s deal last week for the rights to the National Hockey League means the sports broadcaster now has exclusive rights to each of the four top North American sports leagues.

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