Who is taking over NHL coverage?

ABC has this season’s Final. ESPN+ also takes over the former NHL.TV out-of-market package, that includes more than 1,000 regular-season games. The seven-year deal by ESPN and Turner averages $635 million a year ($410 million from Disney and $225 million from Turner).

What network is taking over the NHL?

The NHL’s new seven-year agreement with AT&T-owned WarnerMedia is worth over $1 billion. Turner Sports will broadcast three Stanley Cups and the Winter Classic.

Is ESPN+ replacing NHL TV?

The NHL’s out-of-market package, NHL.tv, has been retired in the United States and replaced by ESPN+ as the new out-of-market streaming platform.

What will happen to NBC NHL Broadcasters?

NBC will no longer broadcast NHL; league adds Turner (TBS, TNT) as second partner. A broadcast partner for the last 16 years, NBC won’t air NHL games beyond the 2021 season, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Monday.

Who will be broadcasting NHL games?

Hockey fans can still watch games on their local regional channels but select games will now be shown nationally, and exclusively, on Turner Sports and ESPN. Back in March, the network announced the rights for the next seven years, with ESPN networks airing 25 exclusive national regular-season games on ABC or ESPN.

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Is the NHL Network going away?

The network will continue to operate under the league’s new television contract consortium of ESPN and Turner Sports beginning with the 2021–22 season (which excludes NBCUniversal). NHL Network will continue to nationally air selected games not broadcast by either ESPN or Turner.

What network has the NHL in 2022?

NEWS: NHL, ESPN Announce Seven-Year TV, Streaming and Media Rights Deal.

Is NHL Center Ice available in 2021?

Shaw is pleased to offer NHL Centre Ice for the 2021-2022 hockey season!

Does center ice still exist?

Well, the NHL Center Ice plan is alive and well. In fact, it’s available this year for as little as $59.99, which is less than half the price in previous full seasons. (The NHL reduced the price so it’s competitive with ESPN+ which is available for $69.99 for one year.)

Will ESPN Plus have all NHL games?

All NHL games, including those produced by TNT and NHL Network, will be available for replay on ESPN+. Most will be available on-demand shortly after being live. All TWDC Company games will be available immediately following the broadcast.

Who is taking over NHL on NBC?

Turner Sports reaches $225 million per season deal with NHL TV package: Sources. The NHL will no longer be on NBC. The network, which has aired NHL games since 2005, has moved on from bidding for the league’s second TV package, sources confirmed to The Athletic.

Who will announce hockey on ESPN?

Sean McDonough will be ESPN’s top play-by-play announcer. Steve Levy will also have a heavy play-by-play presence, along with Bob Wischusen. That trio also have football responsibilities when the sports overlap (Levy on Monday Night Football, McDonough and Wischusen on college games).

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Is Kathryn Tappen leaving NBC Sports?

Kathryn Tappen, one of the more prominent members of the NESN’s unofficial Moved On To Bigger Things alumni society, is staying at NBC. … Still, she said in a tweeted statement this past week that watching NBC lose NHL rights is the hardest thing she has been through professionally.