NEWS: The Walt Disney Company Strikes Broadcasting Deal With NHL

If you’ve been keeping up with news from the Walt Disney Company recently, then you know that they’re making a shift to focus more on streaming.

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We’ve already seen the extensive lineup of media, including original series and films, coming to the streaming platforms that Disney owns. This shift makes sense, as Disney+, in particular, is getting rapid growth in its subscriber numbers. Now, Disney is making a new deal that may just help grow their audience even more!

According to an article by Bloomberg, the Walt Disney Company has just landed a 7-year broadcast agreement with the National Hockey League. This deal runs through the season that ends in 2028, meaning that throughout that time, ABC will host the Stanley Cup four times.

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In addition, there will be 100 regular-season games that will run on ESPN, ESPN+, or Hulu. Disney is paying approximately $2-2.25 billion for this deal.

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We’ll make sure to update you with any additional information shared on this new business venture for Disney. We’re interested to see how the company continues to grow its streaming platforms in the future.

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