TITLE

TO KNOW LIST 7: It's prove-it time for the NHL

AUTHOR(S)
K.Y.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Sporting News;1/20/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 3, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on television broadcasting of several hockey matches. National Broadcasting Co. Inc. begins its coverage of the National Hockey League on Saturday with three games, each shown regionally. The network made a good first move by installing Mike Emrick, John Davidson and Pierre McGuire as its lead broadcast team, but now viewers will learn whether this red line-free, shootout-happy league will be the same old ratings nightmare.
ACCESSION #
19441934

 

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