Free Live Broadcast of USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game
Wednesday January 23, 2013
40 NHL prospects to be showcased on FASTHockey online broadcast
The United States Hockey League and FASTHockey are teaming up to deliver a free live online broadcast of the 2013 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game presented by CCM on January 23rd in Muskegon, Michigan.
Coverage of the event will begin at 7:00 PM (EST) with the game time scheduled for 7:15 PM (EST). Bryan Fongers, voice of the Muskegon Lumberjacks, and Dan Fremuth, voice of the Omaha Lancers, will call the action from L.C. Walker Arena in Muskegon while Everett Fitzhugh of the USHL will provide rinkside reporting throughout the contest.
Viewers can watch the online broadcast on the USHL Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey) or via the USHL FASTHockey channel at http://ushl.fasthockey.com which supports most mobile phone and tablet devices.
To view the USHL free game broadcast, fans must first register and create a free account on FASTHockey http://ushl.fasthockey.com. Facebook users should “Like” the USHL Facebook page and log in to their FASTHockey account using the “USHL on FASTHockey App” to watch the game.
It is the second season for the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game which will showcase many of the top players in the USHL who are eligible for the 2013 NHL Draft as they compete in front of scouts and personnel from NHL clubs.
FASTHockey is the exclusive digital broadcast provider of the entire 2012-13 USHL regular season schedule and 2013 Clark Cup Playoffs, in addition to broadcasting select League special events.
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, with offices in Detroit and Vancouver, FASTHockey serves as a digital media partner of multiple National Governing Bodies, including USA Hockey; collegiate governing bodies and institutions from the NCAA and ACHA; a massive number of junior hockey leagues and teams in North America; college preparatory and high schools; and youth hockey teams. Their world-class platform, boasting breathtaking video, instant archival for VOD playback, advanced player features like pause, rewind, and fast forward for live games, user-generated instant replays, integrated editing suite, and live dynamic reporting, empower their partners to deliver a total digital experience to their fans that is second to none.
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 11th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2012-13. With 20 NHL Draft picks on team rosters and over 230 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL has emerged as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent. For more information, visit us on the web at www.USHL.com or visit the League’s social media platforms, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey), twitter (www.twitter.com/ushl), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/ushlinteractive). Fans can also watch USHL action all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (ushl.fasthockey.com).
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