This episode features the President of the only team Seth roots for publicly, the New Jersey Devils. As the President of the Devils, Jake Reynolds oversees the business operations and strategy for Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment’s (HBSE) three-time Stanley Cup-winning franchise.
On this episode, Reynolds discusses how the business of this franchise was impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, and how the team has benefitted from being able to welcome fans back at 20% capacity. He also discusses how digital is impacting their business, and where that is going. He also addresses the team’s current radio and television contracts.
Reynolds also discusses the impact that rivalries can have on a loyal fanbase and he debates the benefits of playing a rival team vs. showcasing the rest of the NHL.
Finally, Reynolds gives out his Twitter handle, @jakereynolds24, where a RT can give fans an opportunity to win his “President’s tickets” for that day’s game.
Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.