The Walt Disney Company, ESPN and the National Hockey League have reached a historic and innovative seven-year television, streaming and media rights deal, taking the new partnership from the beginning of the 2021-22 season through the 2027-28 season.
This is great news for hockey. If you are not on ESPN you don’t exist, and the NHL has suffered from being off their air. Now bring back the old theme music!
Update: They listened to me
Yes, hockey fans, the iconic ESPN @NHL theme music will be back!— ESPN Front Row (@ESPNFrontRow) March 10, 2021
Composer Bob Christianson shares more on the musical piece first introduced to viewers in 1992, that still resonates with hockey fans after nearly 30 yearshttps://t.co/PvcI2nDuHu pic.twitter.com/hOdPaXAeXg