Recent Posts tagged with PIttsburgh Penguins

Case Study: Pittsburgh Penguins Use TriCaster to Feed Fans’ Demand for Video

by Brian Leopold, NewTek Contributing Writer While it may not be the gritty manufacturing hub it once was, there is no denying that Pittsburgh is a hockey town right down to the depths of its blue-collar soul. Something about the combination of bruising hits and fast-paced, ice-bound action seem to strike a chord with the […]  More

Top-Rated Root Sports Pittsburgh Riding High With Penguins Coverage

With the highest average household rating of any U.S.-based NHL team for five years running, the Pittsburgh Penguins are the gift that keeps on giving for local rightsholder Root Sports Pittsburgh. Helping maintain those ratings, the RSN provides a heavy dose of Root Sports’ signature flavor to its Penguins telecasts. From heavy use of a […]  More

Ikegami Cameras Deliver HD Video to Penguins Fans at Brand New Arena

When the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins moved into the new Consol Energy Center for the 2010 season, they committed fully to HD video production with three Ikegami HDK-77EC full-digital multi-format HD CMOS camera systems and one HDL-50 one-piece full-digital multi-format HD “POV” camera. “Our guys go non-stop – there is no off-season for us,” says Chris […]  More

Venue News: Labor Dispute Hampers 49ers’ Stadium Effort

The San Francisco 49ers’ $1 billion stadium project in Santa Clara, CA, has hit yet another snag and is likely to be delayed a year, at least until 2015, as a result of the labor dispute between the NFL and the players union. According to team President/CEO Jed York, it will be impossible to secure […]  More

Venue News & Notes: USTA ‘Strongly Considers’ Roof on Ashe

Following the controversial, rain-delayed end of this year’s US Open tennis tournament, the event’s owner, the U.S. Tennis Association, says it will strongly consider building a roof to avoid in the future the ratings downfall that has hit the tournament. The move marks a shift for the USTA in its position on adding a covering […]  More

Dalet To Be Gatekeeper of Content at Pittsburgh Penguins’ New Home

The NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins have selected Dalet Enterprise Edition as the content-management system for the team’s state-of-the-art production center. The new Consol Energy Center is considered one of the most progressive sports-media-production venues in the U.S. The arena is designed to engage the team’s multigenerational fan base with an array of multimedia experiences, including media […]  More

CSN Mid-Atlantic Breaks Washington Caps Ratings Record

Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic notched its highest rating ever for a Washington Capitals game Thursday night, earning a 3.3 household rating for the Caps’ 6-3 road victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The game also recorded a 6.5 rating in the key 25-54 male demographic. The rating shattered CSN Mid-Atlantic’s previous regular-season record set on April 5, […]  More

FSN Pittsburgh Producer Suspended for Failure to Show Replay

A long-time Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh hockey producer has been suspended indefinitely for not quickly showing a replay that prevented a short-handed goal from being awarded to the Philadelphia Flyers against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a Jan. 7 game. The play occurred when Flyers forward Simon Gagne’s shot appeared to cross the goal line during […]  More

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