NHL Trends: Television rights wars

After several years of controlling NHL television rights in Canada, TSN (The Sports Network) lost out on a massive contract renewal last week when they were outbid by Canadian conglomerate Rogers Sportsnet. It was a sad day; an unexpected changing of the guard. But TSN will not go down without a fight. According to one of hockey’s most respected analysts, Bob McKenzie of TSN, the network he helped make famous is still a major player on Canada’s hockey coverage front:

And then there was this: