(December 20, 2007 – Burbank, CA) – Just in time for the exciting finish of the National Hockey League (NHL) regular-season and the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs, Warner Home Video (WHV) and the NHL are teaming up to give hockey fans a special DVD. “NHL All-Access” provides fans an all-access pass to their favorite NHL superstars and teams, a glimpse behind the curtain of the greatest show on ice. Powered by sights and sounds of the game rarely seen and heard, “All Access” will have fans rushing to stores on March 25, 2008 when the DVD hits retail outlets for a $19.98 SRP. Order due date is February 19, 2008. The latest installment in this popular series, “NHL ALL-Access” documents the lives NHL stars lead -- particularly their pursuits away from the ice, when they aren’t in uniform. From racing cars to hibachi cooking to the tradition of being allowed to spend private time with the Stanley Cup, this DVD takes fans where they have never gone before. “All Access” charts the lives of the game’s greatest players including superstars such as Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin, Rick DiPietro, and Henrik Zetterberg. Join these top players as they take you through the life of an NHL star, from the moment they’re drafted to the moment they hoist the Stanley Cup. “Warner Home Video is ecstatic to give NHL fans a DVD that will give them the chance to follow their favorite NHL stars through the everyday rigors of the NHL season,” said Don Polite, WHV Executive Director, Sports Marketing. “‘NHL ALL-Access,’ which has all of the heart-stopping on-ice action, also shows fans what it feels like to be an NHL player on and off the ice.” The Credits NHL and Stanley Cup are registered trademarks and the NHL Shield is a trademark of the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. About the NHL The National Hockey League, founded in 1917, is the second-oldest of the four major professional team sports leagues in North America. Today, the NHL consists of 30 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League’s international makeup, with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters. According to a Simmons Market Research study, NHL fans are younger, more educated, more affluent, and access content through digital means more than any other sport. The NHL entertains more than 100 million fans each season in-arena and through its partners in national television (VERSUS, NBC, TSN, CBC, RDS, RIS, NASN, NHL Network and HDNet) and radio (Westwood One and XM Radio). Through the NHL Foundation, the League’s charitable arm, the NHL raises money and awareness for Hockey Fights Cancer, Hockey’s All-Star Kids and NHL Diversity, and supports the charitable efforts of all NHL players. For more information on the NHL, log on to NHL.com. 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 NBC, VERSUS, CBC, TSN and RDS, as well as local rights holders of the League’s 30 teams, NHLP produces original programming for the NHL Network. NHL Productions, as a part of an exclusive relationship with Warner Home Video, produces the annual Stanley Cup Championship video, worldwide video releases, NHL Team videos and NHL Sponsor Premium videos. About Warner Home Video With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, 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, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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