Sport 24 has renewed its agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL) to provide in-flight and in-ship broadcast coverage through the 2024-2025 season, according to a statement.
As part of the agreement, Sport 24 – which is owned and operated by IMG – will broadcast 250 live games each season, –including the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Stanley Cup Final, NHL Winter Classic and NHL All-Star Game.
Richard Wise, SVP, Content and Channels at IMG Media, said: “The NHL is one of the most prestigious global sport organizations. This deal is another example of our commitment to North American sports to better serve our airline and cruise ship partners across this market. We’re delighted to bolster our international portfolio and continue to deliver thrilling live action from some of the best ice-hockey teams in the world to fans across the skies and seas.”
“NHL fans never want to miss their favorite teams or players,” added Jaka Lednik, NHL Senior Vice President of International. “We are pleased to renew our partnership with Sport 24 and continue offering live games to hockey fans to enjoy while flying or on a cruise.”
Sport 24 is available on 170 cruise ships including vessels from P&O, Royal Caribbean, Virgin Voyages, Princess Cruises, and Fred Olsen Cruise Lines.