V Sport Hockey

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V Sport Hockey
Country United Kingdom
Broadcast area Sweden
Network V Sport
Picture format 16:9
Owner Nordic Entertainment Group
Sister channels V Fotboll
V Sport Motor
V Golf
V Sport
Launched1 September 2009
Closed2011 (Baltics)
2017 (Norway)
Digita (Finland)Channel 65 (SD)
DNA (Finland)Channel 119 (HD)
Com Hem (Sweden)Channel 113
DNA (Finland)Channel 458
Channel 459 (HD)
RaiPlay Channel 2

V Sport Hockey is a sports channel that is broadcasting from the United Kingdom, primarily targeting Sweden but also available in Finland [1] and Norway. Broadcasting was commenced on 1 September 2009, at the start of the 2009 ice hockey season. [2] The channel focuses on the KHL, HockeyAllsvenskan, Kvalserien, Ice Hockey World Championships and NHL.

The launch of the channel was announced 7 May 2009 during the 2009 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. The channel is included in the Viasat sports package via satellite. The channel is available through the cable- and broadband networks, and the games from HockeyAllsvenskan shown on TV are available through the streaming service Viasat OnDemand. [3] [4]

In 2011, the channel ceased operations in the Baltics.

In 2017, the channel became a part of Viasport in Norway.

In 2020, the channel was renamed V Sport Hockey.

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