Labor Woes Help ESPN's Deal With NHL

Umstead, R. Thomas
May 2004
Multichannel News;5/24/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p8
Announces that ESPN and National Broadcasting Co. Inc. (NBC) networks have both signed new national television contracts with the low-rated National Hockey League (NHL) in May 2004. Factor that contribute to the networks' NHL contracts; Value of the ESPN agreement; Terms of the NBC agreement; Comments from Dick Ebersol, NBC Universal Sports & Olympics chairman.


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