NHL’s Young and Fun Turner Sports Deal

Last week, the NHL announced the second half of its new seven-year multimedia rights agreement. Turner Sports will join ESPN, replacing NBC, as the league’s new rightsholders through 2028.... See More

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Last week, the NHL announced the second half of its new seven-year multimedia rights agreement. Turner Sports will join ESPN, replacing NBC, as the league’s new rightsholders through 2028. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and WarnerMedia News & Sports Chairman Jeff Zucker discuss Turner’s connection with younger fans on Bleacher Report and House of Highlights as well as streaming on HBO Max. Plus, expect the “Inside the NBA” style on its NHL coverage, which Bettman welcomes.

Last week, the NHL announced the second half of its new seven-year multimedia rights agreement. Turner Sports will join ESPN, replacing NBC, as the league’s new rightsholders through 2028. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and WarnerMedia News & Sports Chairman Jeff Zucker discuss Turner’s connection with younger fans on Bleacher Report and House of Highlights as well as streaming on HBO Max. Plus, expect the “Inside the NBA” style on its NHL coverage, which Bettman welcomes.

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Stu Hothem

Stu Hothem has covered some of the biggest events in sports across TV, radio and the web. As a researcher with ABC, CBS and ESPN, he worked on the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup and X Games. At FOXSports.com, he integrated content and interactive features with FOX Sports broadcast and cable programming. He managed the editorial team at NASCAR.com and also worked in the sanctioning body’s integrated marketing communications department. His professional career began at WFAN, the nation’s first all-sports radio station, following his time at the Rutgers radio station as a play-by-play announcer, talk-show host and general manager.