NHL 36 to Feature Patrice Bergeron in Episode Two, Premiering January 4th
December 27, 2011 1 Comment
NEW YORK (Dec. 27, 2011) – The National Hockey League (NHL®) and NHL
Original Productions today announced Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron
as the next NHL player to be profiled in the all-access series NHL 36.
“Patrice has won a Stanley Cup, plus a gold medal at the Olympics, at
the World Championship and at the World Junior Championship,” said Ross
Greenburg, executive producer, NHL 36. “He is one of the League’s most
NHL Original Productions cameras joined the Bruins’ alternate captain
at 7:30 a.m., ET, today and will follow him for 36 hours as Bergeron
participates in team practices, flies with teammates to Arizona and
prepares for Boston’s game against the Phoenix Coyotes.
NHL 36: Patrice Bergeron will air Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 6:30 p.m. on
NBC Sports Network (formerly VERSUS). Narration is provided by actor and
Emmy Award winner Peter Coyote. The original score is the creation of
accomplished composer Ferdinand J. Smith. The show will be followed on NBC
Sports Network by NHL LIVE at 7:00 p.m. ET, and the Bruins’ game in New
Jersey against the Devils at 7:30.
NHL 36: Patrice Bergeron will re-air on the NBC Sports Network on
Friday, Jan. 6 at 9 a.m. and Sunday, Jan. 8 at 1 a.m. It also will air in
the United States and Canada on NHL Network™ on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 12:30
p.m. ET and Sunday, Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. ET.
NHL Original Productions is the latest collaboration between the NHL
and renowned executive producer Ross Greenburg – an alliance that produced
two critically-acclaimed programs on HBO: Broad Street Bullies and the Emmy
Award-winning 24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the NHL Winter Classic®.
Throughout the year, NHL Original Productions will develop long- and
short-form hockey programming for use by the League’s media platforms (NHL
Network and NHL.com) as well as national and regional rights-holders.