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Date: Apr 12, 2016
Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the Romanian Ice Hockey Federation (FRHG) are pleased to announce they have extended a key partnership agreement. Pointstreak will remain as the real-time scoring, official statistics and league administrative service provider to all FRHG senior and junior leagues (men and women) as well as all Romanian national teams and programs.
Igor Kuperman, Pointstreak’s Vice President of European Operations commented, "We are very happy to continue our partnership with the Romanian Ice Hockey Federation and build on a solid foundation. All the federation and teams, its players, scouts, fans and media will continue to enjoy the benefits of our industry leading real-time scoring, official statistics and league administration system."
Mihai Covaliu, President of Romanian Ice Hockey Federation (FRHG) commented, “However, considering the most recent requirements of the International Ice Hockey Federation in regards to the availability of electronic statistics for all candidates to the national teams participating in the IIHF World Championships, we have made a decision to extend our cooperation with the Canadian company Pointstreak. Working with a leader in the industry like Pointstreak is essential to provide our fans with the best overall experience throughout the event” said Mihai Covaliu. “Their experience in delivering deep stats and live-scoring makes this integration a perfect fit. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Pointstreak going forward. Pointstreak scoring and administrative system has proved itself as a great tool in further development and excelling of Romanian hockey. Our hockey community and scorekeepers got used to Pointstreak system during the last years and we are glad about giving this high standard valuable service to them for the next 3 seasons. 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“.
ABOUT THE ROMANIAN ICE HOCKEY FEDERATION (FRHG)
Hockey was played in Romania since the beginning of the 20th century and in 1924 Romania became a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. The Romanian Ice Hockey Federation has a rich more than 90 year history and its founders were considered ice hockey pioneers in Europe. The Romanian National team participated in the Olympics and World Championships.