Octagon Hockey and GONGSHOW Launch Original Content Series: The Road

Hockey Lifestyle™ — By on April 19, 2016 10:14 AM

 

Octagon Hockey and GONGSHOW Launch Original Content Series: The Road

Behind-the-scenes look at top 2016 hockey prospects’ journey to the NHL Draft

 

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (April 19, 2016) – With less than 70 days till the 2016 NHL Draft, Octagon Hockey, a leading global hockey representation agency, and GONGSHOW, the world’s most innovative Lifestyle Hockey Apparel company, have created an original content series, The Road. A six-episode series, The Road follows the path of eight top hockey prospects preparing and training for their lifelong dream of playing in the NHL.

 

Chronicling their journey, fans will see firsthand the dedication, sacrifice and competitive nature of the sport’s future generation. The Road will capture behind-the-scenes moments from the CHL Top Prospects game, World U-18 Championships, NHL Draft Combine and NHL Draft and will feature one-on-one interviews from players, family members, agents and other personnel. Hailing from four different countries around the world, the players featured will include Rasmus Asplund (Färjestad BK), Logan Brown (Windsor Spitfires), Jakob Chychrun (Sarnia Sting), Luke Green (Saint John Sea Dogs), Boris Katchouk (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds), Pascal Laberge (Victoriaville Tigers), Patrik Laine (Tappara) and Logan Stanley (Windsor Spitfires).

 

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To follow along with new bi-weekly episodes and conversation from #TheRoad visit:

 

About Octagon

Octagon, the inaugural winner of the “Sports Agency of the Year” Award by the SportsBusiness Journal, is the world’s largest sports and entertainment management and marketing company with global expertise in athlete, broadcaster, and entertainment management, corporate consulting, events, property representation, marketing solutions, licensing, merchandising and talent procurement. As part of The Interpublic Group (NYSE:IPG), one of the worlds’ leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services, Octagon employs more than 800 people in 22 different countries around the world. For further information please visit: http://www.octagon.com or follow us on Twitter: @Octagon.

 

About GONGSHOW

Founded in 2002, GONGSHOW, the world’s most innovative Lifestyle Hockey Apparel company, was established to grow the sport of hockey worldwide through its premium apparel. Winner of countless awards and recognitions, GONGSHOW is Canada’s apparel company focused on giving back to the game through its many charity partnerships, growing the sport as a title partner in developmental leagues, and producing only the utmost quality in off the ice clothing for both fans and players to enjoy. For more information, please visit www.GONGSHOW.com

 

Media Contact

Alyssa Romano (Octagon Hockey) – alyssa.romano@octagon.com; 212-308-1207

Ger McNamee (GONGSHOW) – gmcnamee@gongshowgear.com; 613-792-1520 ex. 801

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