FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 23rd, 2014
NBCSN TO AIR COVERAGE OF 2014 NHL AWARDS AND 2014 NHL DRAFT THIS WEEK
2014 NHL Awards – Tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
2014 NHL Draft – Friday at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Live Extra to Live Stream Both Events
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 23, 2014 – NBCSN will present live coverage of the 2014 NHL Awards and 2014 NHL Draft this week, as the NHL honors the top performers from the 2013-14 season in Las Vegas, and all 30 teams look towards the future in hopes of drafting the next NHL superstar.
2014 NHL AWARDS – TOMORROW AT 7 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Coverage of the 2014 NHL Awards begins tomorrow night at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN from the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nev. Awards that will be announced tomorrow include the winners of the Hart Trophy (most valuable player), Calder Trophy (top rookie), Vezina Trophy (top goaltender), and Norris Trophy (top defenseman).
NBC Sports Group’s Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Mike “Doc” Emrick and analyst Eddie Olczyk will announce the cover athlete for EA Sports’ NHL 15. Emrick and Olczyk will be featured as the lead commentary team in NHL 15, slated to be released on Sept. 9 of this year.
For more information on the 2014 NHL Awards, click here: http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=723076
2014 NHL DRAFT – FRIDAY AT 7 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBCSN will present live coverage of the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday at 7 p.m. ET from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. For the 52nd time, teams and executives will come together to select the next generation of hockey players. Top prospects for this year’s draft include: Kingston Frontenacs center Samuel Bennett, Kootenay Ice center Sam Reinhart, Prince Albert Raiders center Leon Draisaitl, and Barrie Colts defenseman Aaron Ekblad.
The Florida Panthers have the first pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.
For more information on the 2014 NHL Draft, click here: http://www.nhl.com/ice/eventhome.htm?location=/draft/2014
2014 NHL DRAFT & 2014 NHL AWARDS ON NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
Coverage of the 2014 NHL Awards and 2014 NHL Draft will stream live on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
NBCSN will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere.” “TV Everywhere” is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.
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