QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 25, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The company Web Sim Sports INC., specialized in online sports gaming, launched a unique hockey simulator in July 2009, Web Sim Hockey. (www.websimhockey.com)
Web Sim Hockey is a multiplayer strategy game played entirely on the Web.
The goal of the game is to manage a professional hockey team in every aspects : finances, drafts, trades, lineups, on-ice strategies, etc.
Web Sim Hockey is on the rise since its launch with more than 7500 teams being managed every day in over 315 virtual leagues.
The site generates no less than 275,000 monthly visits and 4.25 million page views.
Partnership with Laurentian University in Ontario
As part of the Sports Administration program, offered by Laurentian University (www.spad.ca) in Ontario, Web Sim Hockey is being used for educational purposes to provide a realistic management experience for the students.
« We are very impressed with the extent of the simulation and believe it is a very valuable tool for our course - The Business of Hockey. » said Dr. Ann Pegoraro, director of the School of Sports Administration in the Faculty of Management.
With the help of Dr Pegoraro, the experience will then be exported to other universities in North America so that other students can experience this simulation as a real-life learning tool.
For further information:
Eric Bergeron, Vice-president