Category Archives: Technology

Digital Disasters: NHL’s Enhanced Dasher Boards Debut With Glitches During First Two Months (Poll)

Photo: Sportsnet We’re nearly two months into the 2022-23 NHL season and the roll-out of the league’s digitally enhanced dasher boards in which virtual advertisements replaced the standard signage on arena boards. As with all technology, there were some glitches … Continue reading

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Report: NHL To Replace Standard Arena Board Signage With Digitally Enhanced Dasher Boards For 2022-23 Season

Photo: Nick Wass/AP According to ESPN’s Greg Wyshynski, the NHL will be unveiling new digitally enhanced dasher boards this 2022-23 season. These virtual advertisements will replace the standard signage on arena boards.

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Buffalo Sabres Add In-Venue Broadcast Audio Streaming For Fans

Photo: Mike Lynaugh Have you ever had the urge to listen to a radio broadcast of a game while you are attending the game in person? Well, there might be a new technology that will make that possible for all … Continue reading

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NBA Players To Wear ‘Smart’ Rings When Play Resumes; Will NHL Follow Suit?

Included in the NBA’s plan to restart the 2019-2020 season at Walt Disney World in Orlando is the option for players to wear smart rings to detect if and when they begin showing symptoms of COVID-19.

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The Emergence of “Big Data” in the NHL: A Practical Example

Photo: NHL When most hockey fans hear about the new player and puck tracking system set to be deployed by the NHL, they most likely have an instant vision of the old “FoxTrax” system implemented by Fox Sports in the … Continue reading

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Update: Hockey’s Next-Generation Technologies – Puck and Player Tracking Systems Come to the Capitals

As noted in a previous NoVa Caps story, new technology is coming to the NHL and it’s coming fast.  In a recent Washington Post article, it was noted that the Washington Capitals utilized GPS and heart-rate monitoring technologies during the … Continue reading

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