CALGARY, AB. – The Western Hockey League announced today the launch of an official mobile application for BlackBerry devices, to go along with the previously released WHL app designed for Apple and Android devices. The free mobile app is available by searching ‘WHL’ or ‘Western Hockey League’ in BlackBerry’s App World.
The official mobile app of the Western Hockey League features real-time scoring data direct from each of the WHL’s 22 Club venues. Follow each and every game in real-time with complete boxscores, game summaries and up-to-the minute player stats. The WHL app also features past Scores, current Schedules, Standings and both player and goaltender Statistics. Heading into the 2012-13 WHL season more great features will be incorporated into the WHL App including game and scoring notifications, player tracking and much more.
The WHL mobile app features:
– Real-time news RSS feed
– Real-Time WHL scores
– Real-Time WHL standings and statistics
– Full WHL game schedule with detailed game summaries
– Archived WHL rosters and scoring data for the past 16 seasons
The WHL mobile app was developed by sports team app developer and longtime stat software provider of the WHL, NewSport Media.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. How much does this app cost?
A. Nothing! The app is absolutely free.
Q. How do I get the app?
A. For the BlackBerry version visit App World
For the Android version visit Android Market Place
For the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad version visit iTunes
Q. For BlackBerry devices, how do I download the app from App World?
A. Open App World on your device, search for “WHL ” or “Western Hockey League”
Q. For Apple devices, how do I download the app from iTunes?
A. Open the App Store on your device, search for “WHL ” or “Western Hockey League”
Q. For Android devices, how do I download the app from the Android Market?
A. Open the Android Market on your device, search for “WHL ” or “Western Hockey League”
About the WHL
Western Hockey League (WHL) is the largest major junior hockey league in the world today with 22 member Clubs throughout Western Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest. The WHL attracts over 4 million spectators each season to regular season and playoff games and is a world leader in player development and scholarship opportunities. Each season the WHL is one of the top leagues from which players are selected from in the NHL Entry Draft. Currently over 20% of all NHL players are graduates of the WHL. The WHL is also a leading provider of post-secondary scholarships with over 400 scholarships awarded each year to current and graduate WHL players, more than any other league in North America. The WHL is a member of the Canadian Hockey League (together with the Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) which consists of 60 member clubs from coast to coast in Canada and the northern United States.
About NewSport Media
NewSport Media, a boutique web development firm, has been providing web sites since 1997 and boasts a client list that includes the ECHL, AHL, and all three members of the Canadian Hockey League, the OHL, QMJHL and WHL. Their development team consists of a dedicated group of experts who live and work in the sports field. At the forefront of NewSport Media’s solutions is LeagueStat.com, a real time scoring and statistics tool for Hockey, Lacrosse, and, new for 2011, Football. For more information about NewSport Media, visit their site at www.newsportmedia.com
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