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Each year more than 25 million fans tune into more than 40,000 games across the league, making it the most popular sports league in the world.
For more than a century, the league has been at the forefront of innovation, building the most advanced equipment, developing the most cutting-edge technology and inspiring generations of players and fans.
The NHL’s goal is to inspire and entertain fans and players across the world through outstanding play, passionate competition, innovative approaches to hockey, and innovation in the game.
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