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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 SendtoNews

SendtoNews is the fastest growing syndicator of sports video highlights in the world. The company currently monetizes and distribute game highlights, player interviews and other fan-interest content for more than 75 sports leagues on four continents, including Major League Baseball, NASCAR, PGA Tour and English Premier League. Its broadcast and publishing partners represent more than 1000 television, radio, print and online news outlets.

SendtoNews also operates the industry’s only Premium Advertising Network, where it packages and connects new, exclusive inventories of sports video content with large-scale, creative opportunities for major sponsors. For more information, visit SendtoNews.com, follow us @sendtonews 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.