NHL announces behind-the-scenes documentary series following star players

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The NHL sent out a press release early Monday announcing plans for a seven-episode documentary series called NHL Revealed: A Season Like No Other. The 24/7-esque series will air on NBC Sports Network and follow several of the league’s star players behind-the-scenes leading up to the league’s Stadium Series outdoor games and the Sochi Winter Olympics in early 2014.

Here’s more details from the NHL:

NHL Revealed is a seven-part series telling the stories of more than two dozen of the League’s top stars as they prepare for and participate in 2013-14 regular-season games, including the four 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Serie games and the Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic. Additionally, the cameras will follow the stars during the February trip to compete in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Players expected to be featured in “NHL Revealed” include Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh; Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks; brothers Daniel and Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver CanucksJohn Tavares of the New York Islanders; and goaltenders Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers and Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings.

“‘NHL Revealed’ is all about answering our fans’ demand for more great content and our partners’ demand for new ways to engage with our fans,” said NHL Chief Operating Officer John Collins. “Julie Bristow and Ross Greenburg are accomplished storytellers who can weave a compelling narrative through seven episodes by following our top players and highlighting the subplots and storylines that are sure to emerge. The access our clubs and players are generously providing is what will make this a great series.”

The first episode of the series will air on NBCSN in the United States on January 22nd and on CBC in Canada on January 23rd.

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