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John Ourand

John Ourand covers television and media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Fox, NHL Finalize Deal For Live Streaming In 12 RSN Markets

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 16

Fox Sports and the NHL today finalized their local streaming deal, so this October, Fox' RSNs will begin streaming live games in the 12 markets where they hold local NHL rights. A formal announcement is expected later this afternoon. The multiyear deal allows authenticated users to stream games...

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