September 21, 2006
FANS CAN ACCESS LIVE internet STREAM OF CCHA MEDIA DAY
Annual Press Conference starts at noon on Wednesday, September 27
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) announced today that the league’s Media Day press conference on Wednesday, September 27, starting at 12:00 noon from the Olympia Club Room at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit will be streamed live on the internet at www.ccha.com.
“College hockey fans and the media will have free audio and video access to the insights of all 12 CCHA head coaches and preseason comments from CCHA Commissioner Tom Anastos”, stated CCHA Communications Director Fred Pletsch.
The live stream will be available through a link on the home page of the conference’s official web site, www.ccha.com. Internet users must have Windows Media Player installed on their computer in order to access the press conference feed. Windows Media Player can be downloaded at no charge by going to the following link:
The entire press conference will also be recorded and archived on www.ccha.com within 24 hours of its conclusion for fans to view.
Announcements scheduled for the event include the presentation of the third annual CCHA Preseason All-Conference Teams (First and Second) and the release of the conference television schedule for the 2006-07 season. The traditional preseason Media Poll and preseason Coaches’ Poll will also be released.
CCHA teams are scheduled to hit the ice on college hockey’s common start date of Saturday, September 30. Teams in Alaska are allowed to start earlier under an exemption granted to them through Section 17.31.1 of the NCAA’s Operating Bylaws.
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