GoPro inks deal with NHL to broadcast awesome pro-hockey footage

At the moment in cool as ice, GoPro signed a deal with the NHL and the NHL Gamers’ Affiliation to strap some cameras on a number of of the very best gamers within the league to give followers unbelievable views from the rink.

The promo video beneath is from the Participant Media Tour, filmed in Newark, N.J., and was fully shot utilizing the HERO3+ and HERO4. They will use the cameras this weekend in the course of the All-Star Abilities Competitors tomorrow and doubtlessly throughout Sunday’s All-Star Recreation, to “ship viewers never-before-seen views of the sport,” in accordance to the announcement from GoPro.

It’s a part of GoPro’s Professional Broadcast Solution, which provides HERO4’s dwell, HD wi-fi broadcast capabilities. It’s unclear how this may work in a regulation NHL match, because the cameras want to be strapped on helmets and such, however we’ll see how that goes.

On a facet word, why isn’t hockey extra well-liked within the Pacific Northwest? With Canada being proper there, you’d assume there’d be extra enthusiasm for it right here.

Regardless, these candy NHL strikes beneath will make you need to choose up a stick:

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