06.01.2007 12:00 AM
NBC Launches Interactive Stanley Cup Finals
Hockey fans can show their enthusiasm for the game on a new level this weekend when the Ottawa Senators face off against the Anaheim Ducks. NBCSports.com is offering sports fans an interactive television experience filled with predictive questions, polls, trivia, games and more during the 2007 NHL Stanley Cup Finals on NBC.
NBCSports.com Screen Shot will be available during all NBC Stanley Cup Final broadcasts, starting with Game 3 on Saturday, June 2 at 8 p.m.
NBCSports.com Screen Shot is an online "two-screen experience" developed by Tandberg Television that allows viewers at home to play along in real time with NBC's live Stanley Cup broadcasts. Viewers can interact in real-time by choosing their favorite teams, predicting the outcome of events within the game, and rooting for individual players. Other interactive elements include participating in fan polls, answering NHL trivia, playing hockey mini-games or chatting with others.
In order to play, viewers log on to NBCSports.com
. Registered users will be awarded points for their participation and be able to see how they compare to other hockey fans. NBC Sports will also give away prizes.
NBCSports.com Screen Shot will be available during the following NBC Stanley Cup Final broadcasts:
• Game 3: Saturday, June 2, 8 p.m. ET
• Game 4: Monday, June 4, 8 p.m. ET
• Game 5: Wednesday, June 5, 8 p.m. ET (if necessary)
• Game 6: Saturday, June 9, 8 p.m. ET (if necessary)
• Game 7: Monday, June 11, 8 p.m. ET (if necessary)