The National Hockey League’s broadcast and multimedia rights agreement with Rogers Communications have announced new agreement on Tuesday.
The 12-year agreement has been announced together with National Hockey League’s broadcast and Rogers Communications for $5.232 Canadian billion. It is considered as the largest broadcast media rights in NHL history and one of the largest media rights deals in Canadian NHL history. According to sources NHL League and Rogers Agreement is Canada’s largest sports-media rights agreement.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said it is great moment for NHL League delivering NHL hockey to hockey fans all around the world on a country-wide basis and hopes it will work together well for NHL League and Rogers Communications. The NHL and Rogers Communications partnership will start with the 2014-15 season and it will runs through till the 2025-26 season.
Gary Bettman said it is going to be approved by the NHL’s Board of Governors, when they will meet 9 to 10 December at Pebble Beach in California. Rogers Communications is also having exclusive rights to broadcast special events listed as follows NHL All-Star Games and NHL Drafts.