NEW YORK (April 8, 2011) – The National Hockey League today announced the appointment of Ivan Gottesfeld as vice president of broadcasting.  Reporting directly to Charles Coplin, NHL executive vice president of content, Gottesfeld will provide strategic oversight of national and regional broadcast partnerships to maximize content integration and opportunities for growth.

Gottesfeld also will supervise the game presentation of the NHL’s 30 member clubs, game presentation for League-controlled events, and ensure quality and consistency of the NHL marketing to fan’s in-arena experience. 

An Emmy Award winning producer, Gottesfeld comes to the NHL with more than 25 years of experience in the broadcast industry.  Most recently, he served as the executive...