Pointstreak Signs Agreement with the Euro Ice Hockey Challenge
May 25, 2010
Cologne, Germany – Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the Euro Ice Hockey Challenge (EIHC) are pleased to announce they have reached an a long-term agreement that will see Pointstreak provide real-time scoring, official statistics and tournament administrative services to Euro ice Hockey Challenge. In addition Pointstreak designs and hosts the tournaments’ website through its content management system, Pointstreak Sites which will provide real-time tournament scoring and official statistics in multiple languages.
Igor Kuperman, Pointstreak’s Vice President of European Operations commented, "We are extremely excited about extending our partnership with the Euro Ice Hockey Challenge. We are confident the Pointstreak media platform, provided in multiple languages, will be a huge success and will be embraced by the fans, media, federations and tournament officials.”
Zoltan Kovacs, Jon Haukeland, Rolandas Bucys and Matjaz Zargi, members of the EIHC Coordination Committee commented, "The Euro Ice Hockey Challenge is very happy to have established a new working relationship with Pointstreak as the official real-time scoring and statistics provider for our tournament events. In addition we are excited about the new website presence Pointstreak has developed for our events. The quality of statistical information presented in multiple languages will be extremely beneficial to all stakeholders in our tournament series.”
About Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.:
Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.’s mission is to provide innovative technologies to enhance the experience of the global sports community. Pointstreak provides innovative solutions for sports organizations such as associations, leagues, clubs and teams that are geared towards streamlining operations and improving the experience of the sports participant, fan and media. Pointstreak’s major brands include: Pointstreak Stats, a real-time scoring & official league statistics system; Pointstreak Registration; an online registration & payment processing system; Pointstreak Sites; a website content management system; Team Locker Room, a free team-based social network; and STEVA Sports; sports video indexing and analysis software.
About Euro Ice Hockey Challenge:
The Euro Ice Hockey Challenge is a yearly series of national team hockey tournaments. During each of the four international breaks in September, November, December and February, tournaments are played in different locations. The Euro Ice Hockey Challenge was created in October 2001 as a structured system of challenge tournaments for national teams of top European associations. All teams use the competition as preparation for the World Championships or Olympics. The first tournaments of the Euro Ice Hockey Challenge took place during 2002-03 season.