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NHL debuts Game of the Week on Twitter

Live stream of Bruins-Lightning tonight available free to out-of-market viewers in U.S.

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - The National Hockey League (NHL®) will launch its weekly Twitter game of the week tonight, with out-of-market live streaming of the Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins game at 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be available for free to logged-in and logged-out Twitter users on mobile phones, tablets, PCs and connected devices in the United States via nhl.twitter.com.

While the NHL celebrates its 100-year history, it is continuously embracing innovative digital engagement tools to keep hockey fans connected to the game on and off the ice, including streaming live hockey games for fans on Twitter. 

Tonight's game is the first of weekly, live streams of out-of-market NHL games Twitter will make available free as part of its partnership with MLBAM. Each game will be geo-restricted for U.S. Twitter users only for out-of-market NHL games. Each broadcast will be a simulcast of the home team's television broadcast. 

Below is the schedule for the Twitter NHL® Game of the Week (subject to change).

 

GAME DATE, VISITOR, HOME, GAME TIME

Tuesday, Jan. 31: Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:30 PM ET
Thursday, Feb. 9: Montreal at Arizona, 9:00 PM ET
Tuesday, Feb. 14: NY Islanders at Toronto, 7:30 PM ET
Monday, Feb. 20: Anaheim at Arizona, 9:00 PM ET
Tuesday, Feb. 28: Toronto at San Jose, 10:30 PM ET
Thursday, March 9: NY Rangers at Carolina, 7:00 PM ET
Thursday, March 16: Winnipeg at NY Islanders, 7:00 PM ET
Thursday, March 23: Philadelphia at Minnesota, 8:00 PM ET
Tuesday, March 28: Buffalo at Columbus, 7:00 PM ET
Monday, April 3: Montreal at Florida, 7:30 PM ET

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