Pointstreak Completes Agreement with the Ukrainian TV Channel “Hockey” and Professional Hockey League
Sep 13, 2012
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the Ukrainian TV Channel “Hockey” (TVCH) are pleased to announce they have reached a long-term agreement that will see Pointstreak provide real-time scoring, official statistics and tournament administrative services to TVCH and the top Ukrainian Professional Hockey League.
Igor Kuperman, Pointstreak’s Vice President of European Operations commented, "We are very excited about our partnership with the Ukrainian TV Channel “Hockey” and the Professional Hockey League. This deal will allow TVCH the opportunity to utilize Pointstreak’s real-time scoring platform for the TV broadcast in conjunction with the PHL who will be able to provide detailed statistical information to their fans. We are confident the Pointstreak media platform will be a huge success, embraced by the fans, media, coaches and officials.”
Orest Sokhar, General Producer of the TV Channel “Hockey” commented, “We are extremely happy to establish the cooperation with Pointstreak as the statistic system provider. Beginning from the upcoming season, the Ukrainian hockey fans will have the opportunity to see the top level of the real-time statistics utilized by the Professional Hockey League. I’m sure that the new type of coverage of the hockey games will attract even more fans around the country.”
About Ukrainian TV Channel “Hockey” and Professional Hockey League:
TV channel “Hockey” is the first Ukrainian TV channel dedicated to the one of the most popular team sport in the world – hockey. The channel broadcasts the games of the top hockey leagues such as the NHL, the Russian KHL and the games of Ukrainian Professional Hockey League as well as the national team games.
In 2012, TV channel "Hockey" became an official broadcaster of the IIHF World Championships. The channel also offers 10 daily news programs, a wide range of analytical, entertaining and multifaceted programs and shows, e.g. the “Svoya gra” (“My own game”) show with Alexei Zhitnik, the most prominent Ukrainian hockey player, Olympic champion, the NHL star who played in 15 NHL seasons and the All-Star Game. TV channel “Hockey” started its broadcasting on January 22, 2012. The channel is available via cable, over the air digital broadcast, as well as satellite AMOS 3. The official website of the TV channel “Hockey” is www.bighockey.ua
The Ukrainian Professional Hockey League is in its second year of operation and consists of seven top Ukrainian clubs. The league was founded in 2011. The official website is www.phl-ua.com.ua.
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. More information about Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. can be found at www.pointstreak.com or through the product information website www.pointstreaksolutions.com .