Pointstreak Extends Agreement with the Spanish Ice Sports Federation-Spanish Ice Hockey
Jul 31, 2013
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the Spanish Ice Sports Federation-Spanish Ice Hockey (Federacion Espanola Deportes De Hielo – FEDH) are pleased to announce they have reached a long-term agreement that will see Pointstreak provide real-time scoring, official statistics and tournament administrative services to all Spanish leagues as well as the Spanish National Teams, both Senior and Junior. All statistics will be presented in the Spanish language as well as English language through Pointstreak’s real-time scoring and statistics technology.
Igor Kuperman, Pointstreak’s Vice President of European Operations commented, "We are very excited about our long-term partnership with the Spanish Ice Sports Federation-Spanish Ice Hockey. We are confident the Pointstreak media platform will be a huge success, embraced by the fans, media, coaches and federation and league officials. Pointstreak will continue provide real-time scoring and official statistics services throughout the entire Spanish hockey association, servicing top two men’s league, women’s league and five junior and boy’s leagues of various age groups.”
Frank Gonzalez, Vice-President of the Spanish Ice Sports Federation-Spanish Ice Hockey (FEDH) commented, “After three years of continuous collaboration with Pointstreak and having all our members into an educational aspect of what Pointstreak is really all about, we feel that with a statistics program such as this has been very beneficial to our sport here in Spain. Not only has Spanish Ice Hockey progressed from one level of play to another, but it has also educated its people what statistics is all about. The excitement of following our games live though the system and in our language has created an unprecedented following by more of our spectators, clubs, players, game officials and media not only at home, but worldwide and in 19 different languages. With this new long term agreement with Pointstreak we believe that it will continue to help us in our development of the game both on and off the ice where its most need it as part of growing the game in the most Southern European country such as Spain. Now not only beaches, running of the bulls and futbol is tradition in Spain, but also where you can run into an ice hockey game being played in cities such as Barcelona, Madrid, San Sebastian, Vitoria, Puigcerda, Jaca, Pamplona, Logroño and in 2015 in the city of Granada at the FISU Winter University Games!”
About Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.:
Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.'s mission is to provide innovative technologies to enhance the experience of the global sports community. Pointstreak provides innovative solutions for sports organizations such as associations, leagues, clubs and teams that are geared towards streamlining operations and improving the experience of the sports participant, fan and media.
Pointstreak's major brands include: Pointstreak Stats, a real-time scoring & official league statistics system; Pointstreak Registration; an online registration & payment processing system; Pointstreak Sites; a website content management system; Team Locker Room, a free team-based social network; Pointstreak Performance; a suite of cloud-based video solutions for coaches, players and recruiters; and Pointstreak 5050; an automated electronic raffle system.
More information about Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. can be found at www.pointstreak.com or through the product information website www.pointstreaksolutions.com.
About Spanish Ice Sports Federation-Spanish Ice Hockey (FEDH):
The Spanish Ice Sports Federation-Spanish Ice Hockey (FEDH), a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation since 1923, unites more than 1,200 registered players, both men and women. Hockey is a growing sport in Spain, where the number of indoor hockey rinks is expected to increase in the next few years (currently there are 18 rinks). Spain has been the host of the IIHF World Championships on different levels. Most recently, 2012 IIHF Women’s Pre-Olympic Qualifiers for Sochi 2014 in Barcelona, the 2013 IIHF Women’s World Championship Division II Group B in Puigcerda and the 2011 IIHF Men’s Continental Cup organized in Jaca where Pointstreak has provided the statistic coverage in the Spanish language for the first time in the history of such international events.