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Hockey Fans Can Be Scary

Adam Proteau talks to Carrie Milbank of The Hockey Show and asks what it was like starting her new job.

“Honestly, I was so scared at first,” said Milbank, who has been working in broadcasting since 2003. “I really wanted The Hockey Show job, and when I got it, I was like, ‘uh-oh, what am I going to do?’ Because not only was I scared of the players, I was scared of the fans, because they’re so intense.

“So I bought the book Hockey For Dummies. I bought The Smart Girl’s Guide To Sports to help me prepare. But talking to the guys and being around the game really helps you get to know what hockey’s all about.

More at The Hockey News
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*more on Carrie Milbank here

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  Tags: carrie+milbank, media, nhl+network+online

Fans vs Fans

On The Hockey Show hosted by the NHL Network Online, hockey fanatic Scott Ferrall encounters the heated rivalry between Flyers and Canadiens fans.  Video is below.

Also, while I’m on the subject of the NHL Network Online, I contacted their technical people this week with a request for more information being made available to those who are encountering technical problems viewing the material. They were working on it already, but responded quickly by letting me know they put this FAQ page up.  It’s a work in progress, but at least it will help troubleshoot some issues when accessing the available media on different computer systems.

Anyway, back to the video…

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  Tags: hockey+fans, media, nhl+network+online

NHL Network Online - Reviewed

There have been a number of stories published today on the launch of the new NHL Network Online.  To read more about it, check out these:

“NHL Tries to Score in Digital World to Woo Fans” (The CP)
“Can the NHL’s Web Strategy Make a Difference” (Conde Nast)
“NHL Net Online Debuts” (NHL Press Release, via Eye on the Media)

Being fascinated by the NHL’s digital media initiatives in general, I spent some time on the new site this morning, and have some first impressions to share. 

Some good, some bad:

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  Tags: digital+media, internet, media, nhl+network+online

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