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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

B2 Networks to Broadcast 2008 CHA Men's and Women's Playoffs

Three Women’s and Three Men’s Game Can be Seen Live From Niagara’s Dwyer Arena

Courtesy of B2 Networks Communications Department

DETROIT , MI – College Hockey America and B2 Networks announced today that the entire 2008 CHA Women’s Tournament and the first three games of the 2008 CHA Men’s Tournament will be broadcast worldwide on B2 Networks. All action will be broadcast live from Dwyer Arena in Niagara University , N.Y.

“The CHA is extremely pleased to join with the B2 Networks in bringing CHA Division I men's and women's Championship Tournament Hockey to college hockey fans worldwide," said CHA Commissioner, R.H. "Bob" Peters.

The women’s tournament begins on Friday, Mar. 7 with the semifinals.

Top-seeded Wayne State will take on fourth-seeded Robert Morris at 3 p.m., and second-seeded Mercyhurst will follow against host Niagara, the No. 3 seed at 7 p.m.

Mercyhurst is ranked No. 7 in the nation in the Mar. 3 USCHO.com poll.

Friday’s winners will meet to determine the 2008 CHA champion on Saturday at 7 p.m. All times are Eastern.

On the men’s side, Wayne State will take on Alabama-Huntsville in the quarterfinal match up on Friday, Mar. 14 at 7 p.m. The winner will face top-seeded Bemidji State in the semifinals at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The second semifinal will follow at 7 p.m. between second-seeded host Niagara and third-seeded Robert Morris. All times are Eastern.

"B2 Networks has enjoyed an expanded role in delivering CHA games to fans around the world this season thanks to our partnerships with Alabama-Huntsville, Bemidji State, Mercyhurst, Niagara and Wayne State," stated Richard Brosal, B2 Networks Executive Vice President for Business Operations and Marketing. "We are pleased to be involved in the conference’s men’s postseason for the second straight year, and for the first time, we will be broadcasting the women’s tournament as well."

Fans can purchase individual game passes for $8.00 ( US ) each. In order to view the games, fans will need a high-speed internet connection and the current version of Microsoft Windows Media Player. Purchases can be made at www.b2tv.com or www.collegehockeyamerica.com.
B2 Networks is a premier provider of reliable and secure international television and pay-per-view broadcasting systems. Our network of arenas, stadiums, local venues and data centers are currently in use to distribute live sports and events to personal computers, television screens, mobile devices and commercial venues around the world. Working with organizations such as the AHL, ECHL, NLL, IHL, USHL, NAHL, Arena Football Leagues and selected NCAA and NAIA conferences and member institutions, B2 Networks has established itself as a leader in innovative global direct to home, mobile and television broadcasting. For the B2 Networks' Programming Guide visit www.b2tv.com, or for information about B2 Networks, visit www.b2now.com.

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