September 5, 2019 8:17 am
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer
The NHL is expanding its reach into Russia through a new streaming agreement that’s set to make every regular-season and playoff game available in the country.
The league reached an agreement with Yandex that will more than triple the amount of games available to fans in Russia.
Staging a game in Russia remains a possibility in the coming years.
“It’s a game-changer for us,” NHL executive vice president of international and media strategy David Proper said Wednesday. “We’re…