Hockey Address Adds ASL

The National Hockey League brought in a sign language interpreter for the Commissioner's annual news conference at the Stanley Cup Final.

image from NHL.com video


CODA Brice Christianson can be seen on the NHL Network video by picture-in-picture. It's a yearly event where the commissioner offers a "state of the league address at the start of the Stanley Cup Final. While interpreters have been a part of the presentation of the National Anthem in the past, this is the first time there has been an interpreter for the commissioner's address. The service was provided by P-x-P (formally Play-by-Play Sports Interpreting). You can see the video of the address below or read more from the NHL here.