Pointstreak Signs Agreement with the French Ice Hockey Federation
Jun 12, 2012
Toronto, ON - Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the French Ice Hockey Federation (Fédération Française de Hockey sur Glace - FFHG) are pleased to announce that they have reached a long-term agreement. This agreement will see Pointstreak provide real-time scoring, official statistics and league administrative services to Ligue Magnus during 2012-2013 season. Following the launch of the system with Ligue Magnus, Pointstreak will then implement the system throughout all leagues including: Division 1; Feminin Elite and all junior, juvenile and midget member leagues of the FFGH in addition to the national teams of France of all levels. All statistics will be delivered primarily in the French language as well as the other languages currently supported by using Pointstreak's real-time scoring and statistical technology.
Igor Kuperman, Pointstreak's Vice President of European Operations commented, "This is an important day for our company as we are elated with our partnership with the FFHG. It is a significant development which will allow the FFHG to be one of the most recognized hockey organizations in Europe utilizing our system for all levels of competition, including senior, women, junior, midget and boys leagues. FFHG is one of the largest national European hockey federations, where almost twenty thousand players will be served by our statistical system. To be able to provide real-time statistics with a premier federation in Europe is a significant step for Pointstreak and our plans to continue to establish a global footprint."
Eric Ropert, Director General of the French Ice Hockey Federation (Fédération Française de Hockey sur Glace - FFHG), commented, "We are extremely happy to establish the cooperation with Pointstreak as the statistic system provider for FFHG. Pointstreak's impeccable reputation convinced FFHG to work with Pointstreak, a well-known company in the field of hockey statistical systems. The top quality statistical information will be beneficial to all French fans, media, players, coaches as well as hockey administration. We are looking forward to our partnership with Pointstreak as a substantial partner further enhancing the FFGH's multimedia presence."
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 sports software 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; STEVA Sports Software; sports video indexing and analysis software; Cardinal Sports Management, recruiting and scouting services; 5050 Central; an electronic raffle system. More information about Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. can be found at www.pointstreak.com or through the product information website www.pointstreaksolutions.com.
About French Ice Hockey Federation:
French hockey has a more than a century-long rich hockey history and traditions. The French Ice Hockey Federation, a governing body of all hockey activities in the country, is one the oldest hockey organizations in Europe which was formed in 1908 and became one of the founding members of the International Ice Hockey Federation. The FFHG currently consists of almost twenty thousand active male and female players. Historically, French hockey has been considered as one of the best in Europe, with the national team participating in many top international tournaments including Olympics, World and European Championships.