WCSN Ices Hockey Deal


World Championship Sports Network reached a three-year agreement to provide exclusive coverage of the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships via its broadband and television outlets in the United States.

WCSN also teamed up with EchoStar Communications’ Dish Network direct-broadcast satellite service to offer this year’s IIHF World Championships via pay-per-view.

The puck will drop on coverage of this year’s tournament from Mytischi and Moscow, Russia, April 27-May 13.

WCSN recently announced carriage agreements with global broadband-TV service TVU networks, Joost, FSN, Break.com, TheNewsRoom and Granite Broadcasting.