SendtoNews Partners to Deliver NHL Digital Video Content

Victoria, BC / New York, NY - SendtoNews Video Inc. (“SendtoNews”) is pleased to announce it has secured digital distribution rights for the National Hockey League (NHL®) short-form digital video content for the 2016-17 season. 

SendtoNews’ vast network of U.S. news publishing partners will now have access to NHL game highlights, interviews, top plays and other fan interest video content to publish and monetize through their owned and operated online news properties. 

“SendtoNews now has the most comprehensive inventory of digital sports video content in the world,” states SendtoNews Exec Chair Matthew Watson. “We are pleased to now offer highly popular NHL content as an extension of our portfolio, which already includes exclusive rights to MLB, NASCAR and PGA TOUR, and co-exclusive rights to NBA and 70 other leagues. Through this new rights deal, hockey fans throughout the U.S. will have additional access to NHL content via their preferred online newspapers and the NHL will have increased exposure to a large, nationwide audience of new potential fans.” 

The NHL's 2016-17 regular season commenced on October 12, 2016. The 1,230-game regular-season schedule - 82 games per team – will conclude on April 9, 2017, and the Stanley Cup® Playoffs would begin immediately thereafter.

About SendtoNews

SendtoNews is North America’s leading sports video syndicator and advertising platform.  The company has created an expanding publisher network that now includes more than 1500 news properties across North America and marquee brands such as USA Today, LA Times, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, The Arizona Republic, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Houston Chronicle, Cincinnati Enquirer and the Detroit Free Press. 

SendtoNews currently generates over 200 million monthly video views through the distribution of exclusive and semi-exclusive content from 75+ sports leagues, including the NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, NASCAR, PGA TOUR, NCAA and Premier League Soccer. 

SendtoNews' sports video content is both VAST and VPAID compliant and the architecture of its video player technologies, as well as its independent analytics partnerships, address market needs for transparency around viewability and invalid traffic. 

For brand advertising inquiries, email advertisers@sendtonews.com. For content distribution inquiries, please email publishers@sendtonews.com. You can also visit www.SendtoNews.com, follow us on  @SendtoNews or call toll free 855.590.1991. 

Media Contacts:

David Davies, SendtoNews

855-590-1991

david.davies@sendtonews.com 

Matthew Gould, MLBAM

212-485-8959

matthew.gould@mlb.com 

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