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    SendtoNews’ vast network of U.S. news publishing partners will now have access to NHL game highlight see more

    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 

    NHL, the NHL Shield and the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League.  All Rights Reserved.

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    NBA, WNBA and NBA D-League Digital Video Highlights Available to SendtoNews’ Online Partners see more

    SendtoNews Video Inc. (“SendtoNews”) has teamed with the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the syndication of NBA highlights. SendtoNews will deliver daily highlights for the NBA, WNBA and NBA D-League to its network of online sites for local newspapers, radio and television stations.  

    "We look forward to working with SendtoNews to provide our fans with more destinations to experience the excitement of the NBA," said Jeff Marsilio, NBA Vice President, Global Media Distribution. 

    “The NBA is one of the most popular and exciting leagues in professional sports and we are thrilled to include their highlights across our syndication network.” said Matthew Watson, Executive Chair of SendtoNews. “The NBA content available to our publishers will extend the coverage for the league and its teams and players, while allowing our publishers the opportunity to enhance their viewers’ experience.”  

    SendtoNews will include NBA content through its comprehensive suite of video embedding tools for publishing partners to fully maximize their viewing performance.  From in-content video embed links to fully responsive, advanced video players, SendtoNews’ publishing partners have a range of options.  All the video player tools take only moments to install on their web properties for desktop and mobile viewing.  For publishers wishing to install the STN player and access NBA content, please contact us at publishers@sendtonews.com

    About SendtoNews

    SendtoNews distributes and monetizes its digital video content via an extensive network of broadcasters, "newspaper.coms" and pure digital publishers across North America and Europe. The company is an exclusive or semi-exclusive content rights holder for over 75 sports leagues on four continents, including top tier sporting organizations such as Major League Baseball, NASCAR and PGA Tour. 

    SendtoNews' sports video content is both VAST and VPAID compliant and the architecture of its video player technologies addresses the ever growing market concern around viewability fraud. 

    For content distribution inquiries, please contact publishers@sendtonews.com, visit SendtoNews.com, follow us @sendtonews or call toll free 855.590.1991. 

    Media Contact:

    David Davies

    VP Corporate Communications

    SendtoNews

    855-590-1991

    david.davies@sendtonews.com