Radio / Television News

NHL competition heats up in the newsroom


TORONTO – While the National Hockey League is back at work, gearing up for a new season, the broadcast outlets are already in full competitive mode. Today Rogers Sportsnet issued a press release outlining the sheer number of player deal news it says it has been first to break. “The news that Scott Niedermayer signed with the Anaheim Might y Ducks is just the latest in a long list of free-agent signings and trades reported first by sportsnetnews and sportsnet.ca,” crows the release. “Our hockey reporters had an absolutely brilliant week,” said Scott Morrison, Sportsnet’s director of news and hockey....