About Nhl Enterprises, Inc.
Hockey is more than a cool sport for serious fans. The National Hockey League is one of the four major professional sports associations in North America, boasting 30 professional ice hockey franchises in the US and Canada. The NHL governs the game, sets and enforces rules, regulates team ownership, and collects licensing fees for merchandise. It also negotiates fees for national broadcasting rights. (Each team controls the rights to regional broadcasts.) In addition, five minor and semi-pro hockey leagues also fly under the NHL banner. The league was organized in Canada in 1917.
Like other sports organizations, the NHL generates the bulk of its revenue through broadcasting fees, marketing sponsorships, and merchandise sales. The NHL's pact with broadcast network
Hockey remains the dominant spectator sport in Canada despite the fact that only six professional teams hail from the provinces, and there the NHL enjoys broadcasting partnerships with the
To help expand its fan base in the US, the NHL operates its own cable sports channel, the NHL Network, which offers 24-hours of hockey news and features along with live coverage of some games. The league also broadcasts live games online through its NHL GameCenter subscription service. In addition, the NHL has broadcasting partnerships with satellite radio providers
The league's efforts to attract new fans, and re-energize old ones, have paid off with increased ticket sales at games and a growing number of fans accessing their hockey news from the NHL's website and mobile news services. Ratings for games on television in the US have also been on the rise thanks in part to special events such as an annual outdoor hockey match held on New Year's Day.
1185 AVE OF THE AMERICAS 12TH FL
New York, NY 10036-2601
Phone: 1 (212) 789-2000
Employer Type: Privately Owned
Group Vice President, International Strategy: Jaka Lednik
Chief Content Officer: Steve Mayer
Senior Manager, Programming and Creative Development: Rachel Segal
Employees (This Location): 56
Employees (All Locations): 200