The United States Hockey League is pleased to announce a long-term partnership with HockeyTech, the leading data and digital services company for the sport of hockey. In this partnership, HockeyTech will manage all USHL statistics, league records, standings and reports starting with the 2015-16 hockey season through the 2019-20 hockey season.
“We are excited to partner with HockeyTech as they look to provide state of the art statistical services and record keeping to the USHL,” said Bob Fallen, USHL President and Commissioner. “The technology they are developing throughout all of their brands will make the USHL more synchronized. In addition, we believe this partnership will provide a Tier I experience to players, fans and scouts at the highest levels.”
In addition to managing USHL box scores and statistics, HockeyTech has provided live viewing access, digitally, to all USHL games through FASTHockey.com, hockey’s leading provider of live hockey games online. HockeyTech has also developed a USHL Mobile App with both iOS and Android functionality that will be available soon to all USHL players, teams, families, fans and media.
“We are very pleased to expand our partnership with the USHL, a league that is consistently improving the quality of hockey and opportunity for its players,” said Marc Ruskin, HockeyTech President. “We are energized by the league’s new focus on increasing fan engagement through new digital media initiatives with HockeyTech. We are proud to be working with one of the most prestigious junior leagues in the world and look forward to building new platforms together.”
The USHL’s partnership with HockeyTech includes elite company as all 30 NHL teams, American Hockey League (AHL), ECHL, USA Hockey and over 43 NCAA hockey teams are all partners of HockeyTech.
HockeyTech is a worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services. HockeyTech was founded in 2013 by Stu Siegel (technology entrepreneur and former Florida Panthers Managing Partner/CEO) through a series of acquisitions. While HockeyTech is a new corporate identity, our brands have been providing cutting-edge solutions to the hockey world since 1998. HockeyTech brands include RinkNet, ISS Hockey, FASTHockey, LeagueStat, and NEXT Testing.
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 14th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2015-16. A record 37 players were chosen in the 2015 NHL Draft and more than 375 players on team rosters last season committed to NCAA Division I schools, further establishing the USHL as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.