PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL and B2 Networks have announced that every game in the 2005 Kelly Cup Playoffs will be telecast live online for $6 per game, marking the second season in a row that the run to the Kelly Cup Championship will be carried live by B2 Networks.
To view the games in the conference finals, fans can visit the broadcast page on echl.com, the official web site of the ECHL. The games require a cable or DSL internet connection and Windows Media Player 9.
“ECHL fans have been great supporters of B2 Networks ever since our first hockey broadcast, and we are pleased to be able to provide the exciting action of the Kelly Cup Playoffs to viewers around the world,” said B2 Networks Chairman and CEO Greg Bell.
The American Conference Finals open on Monday with Game 1 between Charlotte and Florida at 7:30 p.m. ET while Game 1 of the National Conference Finals between Trenton and Alaska will be telecast at 7:15 p.m. AT on Tuesday.
Eighteen teams in the ECHL had their games available on B2 Networks in 2004-05 and over 15,000 subscribers around the world watched the Premier “AA” Hockey League on B2 Networks during the regular season. The first hockey game ever broadcast by B2 Networks was a Las Vegas Wranglers game in February 2004 and the first hockey championship broadcast by B2 Networks was the 2004 Kelly Cup Playoffs.
B2 Networks is a premier provider of reliable and secure international television and video broadcasting systems, pay-per-view and billing systems. The network of arenas, stadiums and venues combined with billing systems and data centers allows B2 Networks to distribute live events to computer and television screens around the world. B2 Networks manages and owns the digital distribution rights to distinct areas of entertainment, sports and television and has established itself as the leader in innovative broadcasting. For more information about B2 Networks, visit b2now.com.