Lack of blogging can most likely be attributes to the restart of the NHL this year. Between the Thrashers, and Center Ice, there’s almost always some hockey available to fill spare time.
I came across the posting below in my feed scan, and I’m off to find the url of the feed.
Back a few months ago, Matt wrote about how podcasting could help the National Hockey League restore its image after last season’s cancellation due to a player strike.
The Chicago Blackhawks seem to understand that a podcast adds a bit more to the standard fare you find on a sports team web site. And so they launched Hawkcast.http://www.suntimes.com/output/zinescene/cst-fin-ecol02.html
The weekly show features both audio and video with interviews, game highlights and news such as scouting reports. According to the Chicago Sun-Times:
The results are encouraging. The first podcasts averaged about 1,000 downloads, and the most recent shows are downloaded twice as often. More importantly, 25 percent of the people who download the podcasts are subscribers. People sign up for the podcasts at the Blackhawks’ Web site.
Via Corante Podcasting