Hockeybuzz com, the most viewed hockey content website on the web, with millions of unique users around the world is partnering in partnership with Islanders as the sponsor of the NYI Blog Box.
This is the only press box for bloggers to use for Islanders home games played at The Nassau Coliseum. Furthermore, the initial select collection from Islanders bloggers will get their posts featured on the team’s website whether they are positive, negative or neutral.
“I believe that the idea behind The NYI BLOG BOX is fantastic,”
said Eklund, the Chief Writer and Founder of Hockeybuzz. “It is precisely the kind of web 2.0 idea that’s moving the NHL ahead of other pro sports leagues and I’d like to be part of the movement. It’s an interesting idea from an organization that is innovative. The idea of having fans to be part of the team like this is unique , not just for hockey, but across all of the professional sports. Being part in the media that is mainstream, I appreciate this as I have discovered that there are many incredible hockey personalities are creating hockey content on the internet.
In last three years, Hockeybuzz.com as well as Eklund have become well-known name in the NHL across hockey. This site is still regarded as the “most visited web-based hockey content source” online, with millions of unique users around the world.
It also hosts a number of popular fantasy hockey tournaments where players can compete for cash prizes all year long (even a free-agent forecaster during the summer months).
Other features on the site comprise “MyHockeyBuzz,” are where users can create their own blogs about hockey and get information by a large public, as well as “Hockey Buzzcast“ an online radio show that is hosted by Eklund and other guests. Listener can listen online or can join in for a discussion of the most recent information.
In just three short years, Hockeybuzz.com along with Eklund have become well-known name in the NHL as well as throughout hockey. This website is still regarded as the “most visited independently-owned hockey content site” online, and has millions of unique users around the world.
The site includes “Eklund,” an anonymous hockey insider, whose primary focus is a blog that he writes about rumors of player movements as well as an “Rumour Chart” that tracks the various sources he talks to throughout the daytime. Eklund has been recognized as breaking a number of major and minor free-agent trades and signings prior to any different media outlet. Eklund was the subject of several magazine and newspaper reports, and is a frequent guest on radio stations across North America, and has regular radio spots on NHL/Home ICE , which is on XM Radio. He has been a guest speaker before the Professional Hockey Writers Association regarding hockey and the internet, and was also commissioned to Sportsnet to Canada to serve as their trade rumor expert on their trade deadline program in February.
Other features on the site are “MyHockeyBuzz,” an area that allows users to create their own blogs about hockey and get read by a large public, as well as “Hockey Buzzcast” an online radio show that is hosted by Eklund and other guests. The listeners can stream the show online and are able to call in to discuss the latest news.
There are total round about 50 employees.
There are 3.0M visitors of the site and has more than 187,000 visits in June of this year.
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