Pointstreak Extends Agreement with the Norwegian Ice Hockey Association
Aug 16, 2013
August 16, 2013
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the Norwegian Ice Hockey Association (Norges Ishockeyforbund - NIHF) are pleased to announce they have extended a long-term agreement. This agreement will see Pointstreak provide real-time scoring, official statistics and league administrative services to the top Norwegian league, GET-Ligaen as well as the Norwegian National Team programs.
Jon Haukeland, General Secretary of the Norwegian Ice Hockey Association commented, “We are extremely pleased to be continuing our cooperation with Pointstreak as our online statistics provider. Their professionalism and the quality of service ensure that our top league is presented in the best possible way to our fans and media, enhancing the status of hockey in the stiff domestic competition for attention in a country where skiing and football are the dominating sports. We look forward to a continued successful partnership with Poinstreak.”
Igor Kuperman, Pointstreak’s Vice President of European Operations commented, "We are extremely happy to extend our partnership with the Norwegian Ice Hockey Association for the next five years. This was our first professional league deal in Scandinavia which has represented a breakthrough in Northern Europe, the hotbed of hockey. In addition to the other Central European professional leagues already serviced by Pointstreak, Norwegian GET-Ligaen enhances our profile in the international marketplace as the official real-time statistics provider of choice.”
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Norwegian hockey has a rich almost century-long hockey history and traditions. The Norwegian Ice Hockey Association is one the oldest hockey organizations in Europe which was formed in 1934 and is a governing body of all hockey activities in the country. The top league, GET-Ligaen, currently consists of 10 teams and is one of the best professional hockey leagues in Europe.