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.

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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.