ESPN Dumps Rights to NHL Games

Umstead, R. Thomas
June 2005
Multichannel News;6/6/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p55
Reports on the decision of ESPN to terminate its rights to broadcast the games of the National Hockey League on May 31, 2005. Reason for terminating its broadcasting rights; Factor that will make it difficult for the league to generate television revenue according to Mark Shapiro, executive vice president of programming and production for ESPN.


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