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ESPN continues to push innovative approaches to producing NHL coverage

ESPN’s presentations of National Hockey League (NHL) games on ESPN, ESPN+, and ABC for the 2022-23 season continue to leverage innovative production approaches and technologies to give hockey fans unprecedented access, insight , offers a unique viewing experience with attention to detail. Stay true to the game.

In addition to on-ice cameras during games, player microphones during warm-ups, pre-game locker room cameras, player and puck tracking, and other state-of-the-art technology, ESPN is working with the NHL to More access to fans This season.

  • Some games on ESPN and ABC both Players and referees will be “wired”” Use the mic during warm-ups and during games.
  • ESPN will continue to have access to locker rooms equipped with cameras and microphones before games and during intermission. coach interview during break action in the game.
  • ESPN continues to develop to bring fans closer to the game and showcase the incredible speed of NHL hockey. lash coveragegiving fans an ice-level view while capturing the natural sounds of ice action without commentary at specific points in the game.
  • Studio coverage during breaks begins in Bristol, Connecticut. new dynamic set.

ESPN’s Starwatch alternative TV broadcast Some of the key games of the regular season will return this season as live streams on ESPN+.

  • Alternate cast for Star Watch scheduled for the first half of the season include: Tampa Bay Lightning at the Florida Panthers Friday, October 21st, Colorado Avalanche with New York Rangers Tuesday, October 25, and boston bruins pittsburgh penguins Tuesday, November 1st.
  • Players appearing on Star Watch, complete with isolated cameras and stats, will be confirmed on game day after each player’s status has been confirmed.

Added to ESPN’s industry-leading roster Diverse and dynamic play-by-play announcers, analysts and reporters, Mike Monaco will call play-by-play at several NHL games this season.

  • Hockey Hall of Famers Marc Messier and Chris Chelios return this season as part of an analyst lineup boasting nine Stanley Cups, ten Olympic medals and three collegiate national championships. Brian Boucher, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Kevin Weekes, Ryan Callahan, J. Mleczko, Rick DiPietro, Hilary Knight, Dominic Moore, and former NHL referee and ESPN rules his analyst Dave Jackson.
  • Hosted by Hall of Fame Sportscasters Linda Cohn and Alda Ocal at the creaseESPN+’s nightly signature hockey program following the final NHL game nightly throughout the season.

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