Versus-NHL Deal Leaves Door Open

Umstead, R. Thomas
August 2007
Multichannel News;8/6/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 31, p2
The article reports that Versus has the right to end its National Hockey League (NHL) in the U.S. deal after the 2007-2008 season. This move could allow ESPN to work out a possible deal with the NHL. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly expects Versus to pick-up the three-year option that would give the network television and broadband rights through the 2010-2011 season.


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