September 4, 2007
FRISCO, TEXAS - B2 Networks and the North American Hockey League (NAHL) announced today that the league's Showcase Tournament will be shown live on the worldwide leader of broadband broadcasting.
For the first time, the NAHL's premier scouting event, with more than 200 collegiate and professional scouts in attendance, will be made available to viewers around the world over the Internet.
The 5th Annual NAHL Showcase Tournament will take place from September 19-22 at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, Minn. The Showcase will feature 36 games over the course of four days.
"We are proud to partner with B2 Networks to bring hockey fans the opportunity to watch every game of our 2007 Showcase live," stated NAHL commissioner Mark Frankenfeld. "The Showcase is a celebration of the quality hockey in the NAHL and we are confident that those who take advantage of watching our Showcase live will be rewarded with four days of outstanding of hockey action."
The NAHL Showcase Tournament will be available for viewing by a worldwide audience through the NAHL's websites http://www.nahl.com and http://www.nahlshowcase.com. Fans wanting to watch the event via B2 Networks will need a high-speed Internet connection and a current version of Microsoft Windows Media Player. Each individual game of the Showcase can be viewed for $6 (US) and will not be offered as a part of any NAHL Season Package. For a full schedule of the Showcase's 36 games, please visit http://www.nahlshowcase.com.
"The NAHL Showcase annually is one of the best events in amateur hockey, and we excited to partner with the league to broadcast the Showcase live for the first time in the history of the event," stated Richard Brosal, B2 Networks executive vice president for business operations and marketing. "As a part of our new partnership with the NAHL, the Showcase will be shown live for the next three seasons, and hockey fans around the world will definitely want to take advantage of watching this year's four-day event live on B2 Networks."
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