Hockey Night in Canada in virtual reality

Hockey Night in Canada is an iconic Canadian sports cast that first started in radio back in 1931. It moved to TV in 1952 and in 2014 starting streaming games online. This Saturday

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Former NHL defenseman and Florida Panthers goalie coach launch coaching web app

No longer will hockey coaches need to print out drills and fill binders with them. Recently retired Montreal Canadien defenseman Mike Weaver and current Florida Panthers goaltending coach, Robb Tallas have launched CoachThem,

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Alex Radu

Best ways to watch the NFL on Twitter

Football fans all over the world were surprised know that social media mega site Twitter would be live-streaming National Football League games on Thursday nights. Tech In Sports put together this how-to video guide

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Vancouver Canucks use SAP Hybris to get personal with fans

Professional sports teams have been using data to improve their win-loss record for some time now, but the Vancouver Canucks are using data to improve other areas beyond the scoreboard. The NHL team partnered with

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadians denied hockey in latest Twitter livestream deal

Canadians will find themselves sidelined once again with Twitter's newest live streaming venture, but with hockey being the feature sport for the latest deal, this one stings just a bit more. In August

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Subban, Stamkos and Hall create 23 minutes of chaos for the NHL

Yesterday, in the span of 23 minutes or - if you want - 1,380 seconds four NHL superstars where either traded or signed a major multi-million dollar contract extension. It all started at

Published on: June 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Watch Jose Bautista’s bat flip – and every other baseball moment from 2015 – with new MLB app

LAS VEGAS - Jose Bautista’s epic bat flip after hitting the go-ahead homer in Game 5 of the American League Division Series final last year was one of the great moments in Major

Published on: May 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Give the NHL Draft Lottery Simulator a spin

Canadian hockey fans this weekend will be on pins and needles hoping their favourite team wins the draft lottery and have a shot at choosing Auston Matthews, a generational talent that will no

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Montreal Canadiens fans score some Wi-Fi at home games

At the Bell Centre in Montreal, the stands are packed. It's the Leafs versus the Canadiens. As the players come onto the field, the fans cheer, smartphones in hand, snapping away.  They're documenting their attendance

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

How the NHL is taking content-based marketing and partnering beyond video

TORONTO – If you want to get Canadians to attend a morning keynote on the second day of a conference, make it about hockey. Canada’s national sport was front and centre for the

Published on: March 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Was Gordie Howe or Wayne Gretzky the better player? Ask SAP

National Hockey League teams are embracing analytics for a competitive edge and now fans will get a small taste, thanks to a new partnership between the NHL and German business software vendor SAP

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry Live 2013 begins with launch of new NHL GameCenter

Make no mistake, BlackBerry, through all its ups and downs, is still Canada's tech darling. So maybe it comes as no surprise that during the Welcome Reception the "star" of the evening was

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Video Rewind: Bell carries NHL games on cell phones

Yesterday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission approved BCE Inc.'s buy-out of CTVglobemedia for $1.3 billion.The deal makes Canada's broadcast industry even more vertical than before, with Bell Canada owning both the means

Published on: March 8th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Penguins premium fans get live action replay on mobile phones

Hockey fans aren't exactly your quiet and unassuming types. They want action with their ice, and lots of it. A smash 'em instant replay on the JumboTron is always a crowd-pleaser. At Pittsburgh's

Published on: July 3rd, 2009 Beth Schultz