Nadir Mohamed, President and CEO, of Rogers Communication made a groundbreaking deal with Gary Bettman of the NHL for National Broadcasting Rights in Canada. Hockeyland Canada discussed the deal here Breaking Down The Landmark NHL/Rogers TV Deal. Ron Maclean on the first Hockey Night in Canada since the deal profiled Nadir Mohamed and Ismailis in Canada, including Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and HNIC Senior Producer Sherali Najak.
Here is the video from Hockey Night in Canada, it starts at 4:15 and ends at 5:40 http://www.cbc.ca/player/Sports/Full%2BShows/ID/2421458903/
Here is some audio from Hockey Night in Canada Radio, it starts at 1:40 and ends at 4:00 http://www.cbc.ca/player/Sports/Hockey/Audio/ID/2421177593/
Ron Maclean details Nadir Mohamed’s background as an Ismaili Muslim Canadian and Gary Bettman’s background as a Jewish American, as Ron comments “it’s cool that the Jewish Gary Bettman and Ismaili Muslim Nadir Mohamed sign a $5 billion dollar deal that helps to continue that little community growing larger to share that connection we have” with HNIC which is a huge part of Canada.
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