SuperSport to Showcase NHL in New Deal

October 6, 2013

SuperSport are set broadcast the National Hockey League (NHL) after securing a new broadcast deal.

The NHL now sits alongside SuperSport’s other major American broadcast properties that include the National Basketball Association, health Major League Soccer, and Major League Baseball and National Football League.

The broadcast agreement includes the rights to telecast up to four live NHL games per week during the regular season, viagra up to 12 live games in rounds one, two and all of round three of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, every Stanley Cup Final game, and the NHL All-Star games.

Hockey fans in South Africa will continue to connect with the NHL through NHL GameCentre LIVE and

SuperSport’s rights include simulcast on mobile and online, confirming the World of Champions’ multi-platform philosophy.

Robert Pickles, Managing Director of AMI said: “We are very pleased to add SuperSport to our ever increasing list of broadcasters across EMEA and look forward to a long and successful relationship.”

“This truly is a game-changer,” said Brandon Foot, SuperSport’s Head of Acquisitions and Legal. “The game is fast and dynamic, which is perfect for High Definition viewing. Our audience has a hearty appetite for contact sport and I’m confident NHL will soon command a loyal following.”

“The addition of SuperSport to the League’s international broadcast line-up complements the existing products these fans already consume including NHL GameCentre LIVE and,” said David Proper, the NHL’s Executive Vice President of Media Distribution and Strategy. “We anticipate that sports fans in South Africa will continue to enjoy and follow our sport as we embark on an unprecedented season, with six big event outdoor games in the span of 61 days, followed by the Stanley Cup Playoffs and Stanley Cup Final.”