Puck Junk Podcast #86: March 16, 2021

The ESPN-NHL Television Deal


Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the 7-Year television deal between the NHL and ESPN, why this is great for hockey, and what the NHL needs to do to market itself better — or at least how it could make strides in the right direction. Plus, updates about new hockey cards by Upper Deck, President’s Choice Trading Cards and Topps. 

Show Notes, Links and Images:
Topps Now NHL Sticker Archive (Topps)
1999 Century Legends Ken Dryden “test pattern card” (Puck Junk)
President’s Choice Vintage Triple Franchise Memo (President’s Choice)
President’s Choice Vintage Quad Memo (President’s Choice)
Upper Deck Game Dated Moments for Week 8 (Upper Deck e-Pack)
NHL Back on ESPN with 7-Year Deal (ESPN)
How the NHL Bungled the 2017 Celebrity All-Star Game (Puck Junk)

Snoop Dogg wearing a Springfield Indians jersey in the Gin & Juice music video:

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Follow Tim Parish on Twitter @TheRealDFG.
Podcast opening and closing music by Jim “Not the Goalie” Howard.
ESPN “National Hockey Night” Theme Song by ESPN. 

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Author: Sal Barry

Sal Barry is the editor and webmaster of Puck Junk. He is a freelance hockey writer, college professor and terrible hockey player. Follow him on Twitter @puckjunk

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