Announcements

Posted on Oct 08, 2015

ECHL/SendtoNews Partner to Provide Game Highlights to Local Media for 2015-16 Season

PRINCETON, N.J. – With the start of the 2015-16 ECHL regular season just a week away, digital sports video agency SendtoNews is pleased to announce its coverage surrounding the upcoming season. Beginning on Opening Night, Oct. 16, SendtoNews will be distributing nightly game highlights for the 28 teams throughout the United States and Canada through its News Partnership Network™ so that fans can access content via their favorite local news sites across North America. "The ECHL is committed to working towards new digital and video initiatives for our fans to capture the in-arena excitement at home or on the road," said Ryan Crelin, Sr. Vice President of Business Operations for the ECHL. "SendtoNews allows us to take our game highlights and immediately get them out via our local market news distributors, so that avid and casual fans alike can quickly get all of the ECHL action." To become an accredited SendtoNews newsroom partner, contact: Philippe Guay, Executive VP Strategic Partnerships, by mobile phone at (917) 558-3108, email partners@sendtonews.com or call toll free (855) 590-1991.

About the ECHL

Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 28 teams in 21 states and one Canadian province for its 28th season in 2015-16. There have been 569 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 28 who made their NHL debuts in the 2014-15 season. The ECHL had affiliations with 29 of the 30 NHL teams in 2014-15, marking the 18th consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter.

About SendtoNews

SendtoNews is North America’s leading sports video and advertising platform. The company has created an expanding publisher network that now includes more than 1500 sports news properties across North America on marquee brands such as USA Today, LA Times, New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, The Arizona Republic, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Houston Chronicle, Cincinnati Enquirer and the Detroit Free Press.

SendtoNews currently generates over 200 million monthly video views through the distribution of exclusive and semi-exclusive content from 75+ sports leagues, including MLB, NBA, NHL, PGA TOUR, NCAA and Premier League Soccer.

SendtoNews' sports video content is both VAST and VPAID compliant and the architecture of its video player technologies, as well as its independent analytics partnerships, address market needs for transparency around viewability and invalid traffic.

For brand advertising inquiries, email advertisers@sendtonews.com. For content distribution inquiries, please email publishers@sendtonews.com.
You can also visit www.SendtoNews.com, follow us on Twitter @SendtoNews or call toll free 855.590.1991.

Media Contact

David Davies
VP, Corporate Communications
SendtoNews
Toll-free: 855-590-1991
E-mail: david.davies at sendtonews dot com

Contact us online or call toll free 855.590.1991 to learn more.