Pointstreak to provide Real-time Scoring to the GTHL Midget Festival
Jan 23, 2009
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak.com Inc. and the Greater Toronto Hockey League (‘GTHL’) are pleased to announce that Pointstreak will provide real-time scoring and official statistics services to this year’s Midget Festival. All interested stakeholders, fans, friends, family, scouts, media will be able to follow the games and their outcome in true real-time on the GTHL website. (www.gthlcanada.com)
One hundred and twenty of Toronto's best Midget players will treat fans to an entertaining triple-header of hockey action, at the GTHL Midget All-star Festival, Jan. 24, 2009 at the Herb Carnegie Centennial Centre. The format consists of Midget A, AA and AAA players hand-picked from around the GTHL. Directors of player development use November and December to observe and evaluate the players on their physical play, offence, defense skills, positioning and skating.
Scott Secord, Pointstreak’s President and CEO commented, "We are extremely pleased that the GTHL has elected to utilize the Pointstreak PRO System for such a high profile event showcasing the top midget aged players in the GTHL. We look forward to providing the league, its players, fans and media with the benefits of our industry leading real-time scoring, official statistics and league administration system."
Pointstreak is the leading provider of real-time scoring and advanced league administration and statistical systems for league-based sports organizations, including sports league website development. Pointstreak's product line includes solutions for professional, collegiate, and junior leagues as well as for amateur and recreational sports leagues. Pointstreak's technology and products are designed to save sports organizations time, money, and effort and include solutions for statistics, online registration and website design and hosting. More information can be found on Pointstreak’s website at www.pointstreak.com.
About Greater Toronto Hockey League:
Founded in 1911, the Greater Toronto Hockey League is the largest amateur hockey league in the world. Included under the GTHL umbrella are 47 member clubs, 35 house league organizations, 509 rep teams at the “AAA”, “AA”, and “A” levels and over 40,000 minor hockey players. Over the past decade there have been at least 65 graduates of the GTHL system actively playing on NHL rosters each year.