Beginning next season, ABC/ESPN and Turner Sports take over the U.S. television rights. For the last 16 years NBC has been a huge part of the NHL. From outdoor games to All-Star Games to Hockey Day in America to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, NBC Sports was there covering it all.
Now we must pass the puck up ice and wish our friends at ABC/ESPN and Turner Sports good luck.
As Doc Emrick says in the above video, we’re sad for ourselves, but grateful for your loyalty to this wonderful sport.