"We're in the midst of dumping in 50-75 classic games into GameCenter Live. In the next 30-60 days, you're to see a lot of classic games available," (NHL's Andre Mika) said. "What we're doing now with the old library is digitizing it so we can get it all online.
Just as interestingly, the NHL is planning on supplementing the classic games with some pretty fascinating content:
Hopefully this only the beginning. Regardless, it is exciting to see the NHL is embracing its great history.
Besides video, Mika said the League is currently undertaking an intriguing digital documentation project: Creating a database of starting lineup sheets from virtually every game played in the NHL over the last 70 years.
"We've actually got game sheets that go back to the 1930s that we're digitizing," he said. "You'll be able to go back 40 or 50 years and pull up the real, handwritten starting lineup from games. If we have video, you can pull that up and then watch that game, too."
Keep watching the Puck Daddy website as it appears more news on this front will be forthcoming in the following few days.
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