NEW YORK - Roman and the National Hockey League (NHL®) today announced a new partnership, naming Roman the official digital men's health clinic of the 2020 Stanley Cup® Playoffs and 2020 Stanley Cup® Final. The partnership will launch at the onset of the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers™ on August 1 and run through the end of the 2020 season. The partnership serves as the first collaboration between NHL and Roman, a digital men's health clinic powered by telehealth company, Ro.
Fans will see Roman displayed in a corner in-ice ad position during every game of the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers™ and 2020 Stanley Cup® Playoffs and will be directed to Roman's telehealth services as well as Health Guide, Roman's digital health publication including medically-backed, approachable health content.
"We are proud to partner with the NHL to help fans across the U.S. get the care and treatment they need, especially now as many people are skipping or delaying in-person care amidst the pandemic," said Rob Schutz, Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer of Ro, which powers Roman. "Roman offers members an affordable as well as a safe option for healthcare from the comfort of their home so people do not need to put their health and their lives on hold. Together with the NHL, we aim to help people access high-quality, remote care during this critical time and long term to help improve the lives of our members and their loved ones."
"The 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers and Playoffs are going to be wildly exciting, and we're pleased to partner with Roman during this thrilling and unique time for our game," said Kyle McMann, NHL Senior Vice President, North American Business Development & Global Partnerships "Roman sees the value the NHL audience can deliver to drive business and on the eve of the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers, there is no better time to announce our partnership with an innovative brand like Roman to engage our passionate fans."
Through this partnership, Roman will help NHL fans learn how they can take control of their health and seamlessly access high-quality virtual healthcare and trusted health resources wherever and whenever they need it. Roman offers members online treatment, the delivery of medication, and ongoing care through its nationwide digital doctor's office and online pharmacy for common conditions men face, including sexual health, hair loss, prostate health, dermatology, weight management, allergies, smoking cessation and more.
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Launched in 2017, Roman is the men's digital health clinic from Ro that brings the care of leading medical experts to the privacy of one's home. The company's nationwide network of physicians and pharmacies provides a personalized, end-to-end healthcare experience from online treatment to the delivery of medication and ongoing care. Roman offers treatments for erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, hair loss, cold sores, genital herpes, allergies, skincare and more. For information about Roman, please visit www.getroman.com.
Founded in 2017, Ro is a patient-driven telehealth company that puts patients in control of their health. The company builds technology to make healthcare accessible, affordable and enjoyable. Ro powers three digital health clinics -- Roman for men's health, Rory for women's health, and Zero for fighting smoking cessation -- as well as Ro Pharmacy, a simple and affordable online pharmacy where every generic medication is $5 per month. The company's nationwide network of physicians and pharmacies provides a personalized, end-to-end healthcare experience from online treatment to the delivery of medication and ongoing care. In fewer than three years, Ro has facilitated more than five million digital healthcare visits for patients in nearly every county in the United States, including 98% of primary care deserts. Ro's services are entirely cash-pay, requiring no insurance. Visit Ro.co for more information.
About the NHL
The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, consists of 31 Member Clubs and proudly welcomes its 32nd franchise, the Seattle Kraken, for the 2021-22 season. Each team roster reflects the League's international makeup with players from more than 20 countries represented, all vying for the most cherished and historic trophy in professional sports - the Stanley Cup®. Gary Bettman has served the NHL as Commissioner since February 1, 1993 and has guided the world's top professional hockey league to more than $5 billion in annual revenues and partnerships with more than 40 blue chip corporate sponsors. Every year, the NHL entertains more than 670 million fans in-arena and through its partners on national television and radio; more than 151 million followers - league, team and player accounts combined - across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube; and more than 100 million fans online at NHL.com. The League broadcasts games in more than 160 countries and territories through its rightsholders including NBC/NBCSN and the NHL Network in the U.S., Sportsnet and TVA in Canada, Viasat in the Nordic Region and CCTV and Tencent in China. The NHL reaches fans worldwide with games available online in every country including via its live and on-demand streaming service NHL.TV™. Having entered the esports world in 2018, the League hosts the NHL Gaming World Championship annually, drawing record digital streaming audiences during the 2019 campaign. Fans are engaged across the League's digital assets on mobile devices via the free NHL® App; across nine social media platforms; on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio; and on NHL.com, available in eight languages and featuring unprecedented access to player and team statistics as well as every regular-season and playoff game box score dating back to the League's inception, powered by SAP. The NHL is committed to building healthy and vibrant communities through the sport of hockey by increasing youth participation and engagement; fostering positive family experiences; promoting inclusion, positive culture and leadership; and supporting sustainable community impact.