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NBC prohibits Penguins to use outdoor big screen for Game 3 (and beyond ?)

Excuse my French, but this in my book is quite “dickish”.

NBC has informed the Penguins that it will not allow the team to broadcast Sunday’s game in Philadelphia, shown nationally on NBC, on it’s outdoor big screen.

NBC has a policy that prohibits teams from carrying its broadcasts on arena screens.

Last season, the crowds outside the Igloo reached several thousand as the Penguins advanced all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals.

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  Tags: nhl-hockey, philadelphia+flyers, pittsburgh+penguins

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Welcome to The Confluence, a Pittsburgh Penguins blog since 2006.

Originally at Blogspot, then at MVN, TheConfluence has over 1500 articles reporting Penguins news as well as jumping on my soapbox to opine constructive Penguins criticism.

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