NEW YORK — The New York Rangers announced today that it has sold its media rights to Creative Media Group, which will retain ownership of NHL Network and the Rangers’ online streaming platform.
The sale is subject to regulatory approval, and is expected to close in the second half of the year.
Creative Media Group has a long history in digital content.
In the fall of 2013, it bought the rights to The Hockey Writers and Sports Illustrated, and in the spring of 2014, it purchased rights to the New York Times and Sports on Earth.
Creative Media also owns a portfolio of online publications, including ESPN, NBC Sports, Fox Sports, NBC News and the sports-talk radio station Sirius XM.