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Apple Sports 8.3.0 December 14, 2016 4.75

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Version 8.3.0 released on December 14, 2016
• Own an iPad? Those customizable NHL team pages you love on iPhone are available on iPad! Set a favorite team and get everything you need to stay connected. • We update your GameCenter experience with every release -- check out the latest version’s new features to follow your favorite team’s games live. • Get your ballots ready…All-Star Game Fan Voting support is here. The 62nd NHL All-Star Game is scheduled to be held on January 29, 2017 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. • General Improvements

Version 8.3.1 released on January 23, 2017
• Complete coverage of the 62nd NHL All-Star Game, scheduled to be played on January 29, 2017 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. • Your regular GameCenter experience update is here — this time, we’ve added play locations to the new Whistle-to-Whistle feed. • The NHL app on iPhone and iPad will load faster, getting you to your favorite team quicker than ever before. • General improvements.

Version 8.3.2 released on February 06, 2017
• New GameCenter experience is here, we’ve added play locations to the new Whistle-to-Whistle feed • Resolved an issue where some devices were not receiving push notifications. In Settings, toggle turn your notifications off and on if you had this problem • General improvements

Version 8.2.0 released on November 14, 2016
• GameCenter is all new and includes a live play-by play exerience • Customize Goal and Win notification alerts with with Goal Horns from your favorite arena. Set up in App at More>Settings>Notifications • General Improvements

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••• YOUR TEAM. YOUR APP. ••• The NHL® App is now the official app of your favorite team* and the National Hockey League. It delivers single-touch access to a customizable team experience for up-to-the-moment news, scores, stats, exclusive highlights, photos and much more. Plus, with a subscription to Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE™ you can watch live National & Out-of-Market NHL games, enjoy in-game highlights and listen to live game audio. ••• ROGERS NHL GAMECENTRE LIVE™ ••• • Watch over 1,000 National & Out-of-Market NHL games during the 2016-17 NHL season^ • Watch every game of the 2017 Stanley Cup® Playoffs • Watch select Free Games of the Week • On-Demand full game replays and in-game highlights^ • Archived games from past NHL seasons • Choose from Home, Away and alternate language (where available) broadcasts • Multi-game & Picture-in-Picture viewing (supported iPads only) • Rogers customers get exclusive access to GamePlus™ including innovative camera angles and behind-the-scenes action • Listen to Home, Away and alternate language (where available) radio broadcasts • 60fps (frames per second) HD streaming for live video (Supported iPhones and iPads only)* •••PERSONALIZE YOUR TEAM EXPERIENCE ••• • Customize the NHL® App home screen to feature your designated favorite team • Team scoreboard with scoring summary carousel and inline video highlights • Complete team information such as schedules, news, tickets, official merchandise, rosters and social media • Watch select key plays and pivotal moments with in-game and post-game highlights • Live game simulation with active game clock, up-to-the-moment shift changes, boxscores and play-by-play • Sortable player and team statistics • Team video library archive, searchable by player or keyword • Customizable team push notifications for game start, game end, in-game video highlights, lead changes, goals, news and more • New notification sounds featuring your favorite team’s official goal horn ••• ADDITIONAL NHL® APP FEATURES ••• • League-wide scoreboard with scoring summary carousel and inline video highlights • See select key plays and pivotal moments around the NHL with in-game and post-game highlights • Sortable statistics • League and Division standings • Video library archive, searchable by player, team or keyword • Customizable push notifications for league news and more • Video and audio electronic programming guides • Closed captioning for live video ^ All live and on-demand games are subject to blackouts and other restrictions. *The NHL® App is not the official team app for the Buffalo Sabres, Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs. Features and content within Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE™ and the NHL® App are subject to change. By downloading and using the NHL® App, you acknowledge and agree that (i) you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by the NHL.com Terms of Service (https://www.nhl.com/info/terms-of-service) and (ii) the information you provide will be handled in accordance with the NHL.com Privacy Policy (https://www.nhl.com/info/privacy-policy). You agree to accept the Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE™ Terms of Service and Acceptable Use Policy by watching live and on-demand games within the NHL® App. NHL and the NHL Shield are registered trademarks and NHL.TV and NHL Premium are trademarks of the National Hockey League. NHL and NHL team marks are the property of the NHL and its teams. © NHL 2017. All Rights Reserved.

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