HockeyTech Extends Technology Partnership with the Manitoba Junior Hockey League
10 May 2017
HockeyTech, the worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics, and information services, today announced an extension to their partnership agreement with the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL). The MJHL, a member league of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), will benefit from the continuation and extension of services that HockeyTech has been providing to the Junior ‘A’ hockey league.
HockeyTech’s agreement with the MJHL means that the technology company will now provide the league and its eleven member franchises with LeagueStat scoring and statistics services, RinkNet administrative and player information repository services, League Trade Centre for player transaction management, and Draft Centre for the upcoming MJHL Draft. Additionally, the agreement means that the MJHL will continue to be broadcast onto virtually any Internet-connected device by HockeyTV, the definitive destination to watch ice hockey online.
HockeyTV is a feature-rich platform used by hockey scouts, recruiters, coaches, players, and fans for streaming, archiving, and managing elite hockey content. HockeyTV content can be streamed live or on-demand on computers, tablets, mobile, or OTT devices.
“Today’s hockey fans want to be connected to the on-ice action at all times,” said Marc Ruskin, President of HockeyTech. “We’re proud to deliver informational and streaming services to the MJHL that can satisfy not only the instantaneous, on-demand needs of their fanbases, but the needs of the coaches, general managers, and scouting staffs that use these same services to better compete off the ice.”
HockeyTech’s Draft Centre will streamline the complex process of the upcoming MJHL Draft by offering complete accuracy and control over player information and internal scouting reports. The six-round draft, which will be conducted June 4, 2017 in Winnipeg, MB, will feature eligible Manitoban bantam players whose information is already being captured and maintained in RinkNet.
“The MJHL is thrilled to partner with a company like HockeyTech whose reputation for excellence is so well-known,” said Kim Davis, Commissioner of the MJHL. “The new agreement between our organizations will allow the MJHL to enhance its brand image by bringing leading-edge hockey-related technologies and analytics to our loyal fans, media companies, players, coaches, and scouting staffs. The new integrated services provided by HockeyTech will undoubtedly make the MJHL a stronger player development league.”
The MJHL’s mission statement is to provide each player with an elite hockey development experience with a strong emphasis on education and citizenship. The MJHL’s goal for their eleven current franchises is to develop players and ultimately have them develop into solid citizens who make a positive contribution to their community – both on and off the ice.