Jan

11

2019

NHL tests puck and player tracking in regular-season games

As Seen On: TribLive.com

“<br/People watch real-time puck and player tracking technology on a tablet during an NHL hockey game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the San Jose Sharks in Las Vegas, Thursday, jan. 10, 2019. The NHL for the first time has tested real-time puck and player tracking in regular-season games with the aim of having it ready for the 2019-20 season. Microchips were added to playersâ?? shoulder pads and fitted inside specially designed pucks for two Vegas Golden Knights home games this week: Tuesday against the New York Rangers and Thursday against the San Jose Sharks. Antennas stationed around the arena tracked the players and the puck through radio frequencies and beamed the data to a suite where league and Playersâ?? Association executives and representatives from 20 teams and various technology firms, sports betting companies and TV rights holders were on hand for the two nights of testing. (AP Photo/John Locher)“ src = “https://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=jJHtHFREWztu1SAowglJOc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsa5MJWIwnpEE9gS0EGYLYLWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg“>
LAS VEGAS -- The NHL for the first time has tested real-time puck and player tracking in regular-season games and intends to have it in ...
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