While this mega-deal will surely affect our neighbors to the north and prevent Canadians from the ease of viewing games in their market, this will dramatically increase the viewability for American hockey fans.
We made it. There will be live American sports on TV this week and next week. There is a catch though. As the four major sports leagues look to return to play, America will watch in awe, hoping that this idea of a “bubble” will work. While sports may be back, the next two weeks will be “make or break” for the near future of sports in America.
On Thursday, it was announced that Amazon would be purchasing naming rights of Seattle’s new hockey arena. This arena would be named “Climate Pledge Arena”, and it would be the world’s first zero-carbon-emissions arena in the world.
If you’re anything like me, every day the news of the day is the projections of when sports are returning. I have always preferred having an end goal in mind, and the fact that most major sports leagues have pushed their return dates to late summer and early fall means that we could be looking at one of the best seasons of sports to date.
Patric Hornqvist beat Pekka Rinne from alongside the net with 1:35 to play, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators, 2-0, to win their second consecutive Stanley Cup in a controversial Game 6 on Sunday.