Pointstreak Completes Agreement with the German Ice Hockey Federation
Aug 23, 2011
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the German Ice Hockey Federation (Deutscher Eishockey-Bund e.V. - DEB) are pleased to announce they have reached a long-term agreement and extended their partnership. This agreement will see Pointstreak provide real-time scoring, official statistics and league administrative services to the 2. Bundesliga, Oberliga South & East, top four junior leagues, women’s league as well as the German National Team and National Junior and Women’s programs. All statistics will be presented in the German language as well as English using Pointstreak’s real-time scoring and statistical technology.
Scott Secord, President/CEO of Pointstreak commented, “Pointstreak is proud to continue its relationship with the DEB as its official real-time scoring and statistics provider and we are excited about the opportunity to aid in the profile and exposure of the leagues under their leadership. We continue to focus on our ability to deliver a high level of service to our good partners at the DEB.”
Franz Reindl, General Secretary of the Deutscher Eishockey-Bund e.V. (DEB) commented, “We´re delighted to prolong our partnership with Pointstreak. The agreement allows us to offer the same high standard real-time scoring and stats over all our Junior Leagues as well as the DEB Senior Leagues.”
Igor Kuperman, Pointstreak’s Vice President of European Operations commented, "We are very excited about our partnership with the German Ice Hockey Federation. Pointstreak will continue to provide real-time scoring and official statistics services throughout professional and junior hockey in Germany, starting from the age of 12 as well as women’s hockey.”
About Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.:
Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.’s mission is to provide innovative league software 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 German Ice Hockey Federation (Deutscher Eishockey-Bund e.V. - DEB):
Deutscher Eishockey-Bund e.V. is the governing body of ice hockey in Germany since 1963. The DEB is in charge of 2. Bundesliga, Oberliga South, four junior leagues (Deutsche Nachwuchs Liga, Junioren-Bundesliga, Jugend-Bundesliga and Schuler-Bundesliga) and a women’s league (Frauen Bundesliga). Besides being in charge of the development of hockey in Germany, the DEB is responsible for thesenior national team, national junior teams under 16, 17, 18, 20 years old, the national women’s team and the national women’s team under 18.