(June 13, 2003 – Burbank, CA) – Sports fans can relive the glory and drama of hockey’s most prestigious Championship with the July 1 debut of “NHL Stanley Cup Finals 2003” on DVD and VHS. The first release from the three-year exclusive partnership between Warner Home Video (WHV) and NHL Productions, this high-end collectable DVD chronicles the latest chapter of the New Jersey Devils’ impressive third Championship in nine years and is packed with three hours of exclusive interviews, expert analysis and behind-the-scenes action from throughout the regular season and playoffs. The DVD is narrated by Whoopi Goldberg and features Trapt’s No. 1 hit “Headstrong.” For the first time ever in an NHL Productions release, this title is available in widescreen format and includes some of the most exciting periods of the playoffs in their entirety. Available for $24.98 SRP (no MAP) on DVD and $19.98 SRP (no MAP) on VHS, WHV’s quick turn-around street date taps into the fan frenzy during the weeks after the Finals. About NHL Productions NHL Productions is a full-service, multi-media production facility that was established by the National Hockey League in 1994. In addition to supporting NHL broadcasts on ABC, ESPN, CBC, TSN and RDS, as well as local rightsholders of the League’s 30 teams, NHLP produces network specials for the League’s broadcast partners in addition to two weekly television series: NHL Cool Shots, a lifestyle television program that brings behind-the-scenes hockey action and player personality to fans across North America, and NHL Power Week, a game highlights show broadcast to more than 217 countries outside North America. In addition, NHLP provides original programming for the newly launched Canadian-based NHL Network: And recently wrapped production on the two one-hour shows for ESPN’s “The Season,” featuring the Detroit Red Wings. About Warner Home Video With operations in 78 international territories, Warner Home Video Inc. commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures Inc., Turner Entertainment Company, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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