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NBC Sports Adds Real-Time Stat Experience to its NHL Live Stream

NBC Sports Adds Real-Time Stat Experience to its NHL Live Stream

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The new functionality and visualizations include real-time player and game statistics, roster listings, and live rink maps which highlight shot locations, blocked shots, goals, face offs, hits, giveaways and takeaways.

As part of NBC Sports Group’s continuing efforts to enhance the TV Everywhere experience and remain an industry leader in live streaming, NBC Sports Digital has developed new broadcast-quality enhanced data graphics that provide an improved streaming experience for NHL fans when they watch games on NBC Sports Live Extra.

The new functionality and visualizations include real-time player and game statistics, roster listings, and live rink maps which highlight shot locations, blocked shots, goals, face offs, hits, giveaways and takeaways.  In addition, every goal, every penalty and every key moment is quickly available to viewers via the redesigned Key Events bar.

"We are consistently working on improving the streaming experience for our viewers," said Jack Jackson, VP, Product Development, NBC Sports Group. "With these new tools, fans streaming NHL games on Live Extra have more real-time information at their fingertips than ever before."

NBC Sports Group’s comprehensive coverage of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs begins tonight with four Game 1 matchups across NBCSN, USA Network and NHL Network, starting with NHL Liveat 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra.

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