NHL.COM TO STREAM VICTORIA CUP & NHL EXHIBITION GAMES FROM EUROPE
— NHL Network Telecasting Encore Presentations Of Blackhawks’ Games In Zurich —
NEW YORK (September 28, 2009) – NHL.com this week will stream live three games involving NHL teams facing off against European competition.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ games in Zurich, Switzerland, on both Monday, September 28, against HC Davos (2:15 p.m., ET) and Tuesday, September 29, against ZSC Zurich as part of Victoria Cup 2009 (2:15 p.m., ET) will be streamed live on NHL.com. Each game can also be seen in its entirety same-day on tape-delay on the NHL Network at 8 p.m., ET, both Monday and Tuesday night.
NHL.com will present a live stream of the Detroit Red Wings as they begin their visit to Sweden with an exhibition game on Wednesday, September 30 (1 p.m., ET) in Karlstad, Sweden, as part of the Compuware / NHL Premiere™ Challenge. Detroit will face the European club Färjestad BK.
Fans accessing the Internet in Switzerland, Finland and Austria will not be able stream the games featuring the Blackhawks and fans accessing the Internet in Sweden will not be able to stream the game featuring the Red Wings due to restrictions.
Chicago opens the regular-season with a home-and-home set against the Florida Panthers in Helsinki, Finland, as part of Compuware / NHL Premiere™ 2009 on Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3. Detroit will open its 2009-10 NHL regular-season against the St. Louis Blues in Stockholm, Sweden, on Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3.