Pointstreak welcomes the Deutsche Eishockey Liga
July 17th, 2007
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak.com Inc. is pleased to announce that they have entered into a five year agreement with the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). The agreement will see Pointstreak.com Inc. provide real-time statistical and league administrative services to the DEL. The DEL was founded in the 1994 and currently consists of 15 teams. The DEL is one of the most recognized professional hockey leagues outside of North America and continues to provide elite level hockey to fans all over the Germany and the world.
Scott Secord, President and CEO of Pointstreak commented, "We are elated with our partnership with the DEL. This represents our first professional league deal in Europe and signifies our entrance to the European marketplace. To be able to provide real-time statistics with the premier league in Europe is a significant step for Pointstreak and our plans to establish a global footprint. The DEL deal will help ensure that Pointstreak continues to grow as the world's most comprehensive real-time scoring company."
Gernot Tripcke, General Manager of the DEL commented, “We are looking forward to our partnership with Pointstreak as a substantial partner enhancing our innovative multimedia appearance even further.”
Pointstreak is the leading provider of real-time scoring and advanced league administration and statistical systems for league-based sports organizations. Pointstreak's product line includes solutions for professional, collegiate, and junior leagues as well as for amateur and recreational sports leagues. Pointstreak's technology and products are designed to save sports organizations time, money, and effort. More information can be found on Pointstreak’s website at www.pointstreak.com.
Deutsche Eishockey Liga was created prior to the 1994-95 season and immediately establish itself as the premier league in Europe and hockey world. The DEL provided its fans with the elite level of hockey and produced many top quality players some of which became stars of the National Hockey League. Last season the DEL achieved a total attendance of more than 2.6 million people. The DEL is Germany’s No. 1 indoor sports league.