SPORT1 transmits sharks against Draisaitls Oilers LIVE
In October there will be a special kind of ice hockey spectacle: The Edmonton Oilers around Leon Draisaitl will compete with the Cologne sharks – SPORT1 will broadcast LIVE.
The NHL comes to Germany – and SPORT1 is right in the middle of it: Germany’s leading 360° sports platform has acquired exclusive media rights from the National Hockey League (NHL) to the Oilers’ guest appearance with the Cologne sharks.
The Canadian franchise with the German ice hockey star Leon Draisaitl will be kicking off on 3 January. October at the 2018 NHL Global Series Challenge in the Lanxess-Arena. SPORT1 will broadcast the match live on German Unification Day from 3.30 pm and exclusively on German free-TV.
The Cologne-born Draisaitl meets his former club, where his father Peter Draisaitl is currently under contract as a coach. For the 22-year-old international player, who also witnessed the successful 2017 World Cup at home in the Lanxess Arena, the international duel will be an absolute highlight shortly before the start of the new NHL season.
The Edmonton Oilers and the New Jersey Devils will open their doors on the 6th. October in Stockholm the regular season 2018/19 of the world’s strongest ice hockey league. The season’s opening in Europe is part of the 2018 NHL Global Series? Both the current and the coming NHL season will be shown LIVE on Pay-TV on SPORT1 US.
In the course of the season, SPORT1 will also be presenting selected matches live on free TV – just like the guest appearance of the Edmonton Oilers on Colorado Avalanche in mid-February.