Watch Hockey Night in Canada in Virtual Reality
Molson Canadian and Sportsnet are bringing fans a virtual front row seat inside hockey arenas around Canada. This will be the first time 360 VR will be used in NHL broadcasts.
Starting on February 18, fans will be able to watch the games live in 360 VR on Sportsnet.ca and the Sportsnet app by using special virtual reality viewfinders. These viewfinders are currently available exclusively in select cases of Molson Canadian across Canada. Three different 360 VR cameras will be used during the games, allowing viewers to experience the live action on the ice and take in the arenaâ€™s lively atmosphere. Adding to the immersive experience, fans can also watch behind-the-scenes footage from select NHL teams and on-demand highlight videos.
The live 360 VR experience will be available for the following games during Hockey Night in Canada:
– Calgary Flames @ Vancouver Canucks â€“ February 18
– Montreal Canadians @ Toronto Maple Leafs â€“ February 25
– Detroit Red Wings @ Edmonton Oilers â€“ March 4
– Calgary Flames @ Winnipeg Jets â€“ March 11
– Chicago Blackhawks @ Toronto Maple Leafs â€“ March 18
– Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadians â€“ March 25