CHL announces partnership with Adept Mobile to create best-in-class mobile app experience for fans

WHL Network


Toronto, Ont. – The Canadian Hockey League is proud to announce a partnership with Adept Mobile to bring an industry-leading mobile app to fans of the Canadian Hockey League. The new app will cover off 60 teams, three regional leagues, and the CHL National Events, including the CIBC Canada Russia Series, the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, and the Memorial Cup Presented by Kia.

The new CHL App will feature traditional news and video content, an advanced stats and game centre platform, and an array of features to engage fans and continue to deliver new content. The CHL App will bring a customized experience to fans whether they are in an arena watching a game or at home watching via a broadcast or live stream.

“Our new app will be central to providing a best-in-class fan experience both in venue and at home for fans of the CHL,” said Mark Dickie, Senior Manager, Digital, for the CHL. “Creating engaging content for fans and continuing to allow them to interact directly with their favourite team will be the backbone of our new app.”

“We are positioned to help the CHL leverage the growing media consumption occurring on sports apps,” said Gabe Smallman, President of Adept Mobile. “Integrating the CHL onto our platform will allow it to maximize the exposure of the engaging content they are producing.”

The CHL App is expected to be available for download in the App Store and on Google Play in the fall of 2019.

About Adept Mobile
Adept Mobile has been specializing in sports apps for over a decade. The sports industry is not just one of our verticals – it is our ENTIRE focus. It is our PASSION.

The Adept Mobile Platform provides engagement to fans and key services to the organizational vital stakeholders:

  • Digital • Ticketing • Marketing • Sponsorship • Business Intelligence • Venue Operations.

Adept believes the future of technology is deep, rock-solid integrations with best-in-class specialized service providers.

About the Canadian Hockey League
The Canadian Hockey League is the world’s largest development hockey league with 52 Canadian and eight American teams participating in the Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and Western Hockey League. The CHL supplies more players to the National Hockey League and U SPORTS than any other league.

About the Western Hockey League
Regarded as the world’s finest development league for junior hockey players, the Western Hockey League (WHL) head office is based in Calgary, Alberta. The WHL consists of 22 member Clubs with 17 located in Western Canada and five in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. A member of the Canadian Hockey League, the WHL has been a leading supplier of talent for the National Hockey League for over 50 years. The WHL is also the leading provider of hockey scholarships with over 350 graduates each year receiving WHL Scholarships to pursue a post-secondary education of their choice. Each season, WHL players also form the nucleus of Canada’s National Junior Hockey Team.


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