The 2015 NHL Stadium Series hits the Bay Area this weekend as the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings get set to collide tomorrow night at Levi’s® Stadium. The matchup marks the second time in NHL history that an outdoor game has been played in California, and it’s the first ever to be played in the new state of the art venue located in Silicon Valley. As an official technology partner of Levi’s® Stadium, SAP is excited to ‘run simple’ on Saturday, delivering game day analytics and insights to help fans get ready to enjoy one of the NHL’s best in-state rivalries.

Using the power of SAP Social Media Analytics, powered by SAP HANA®, fans will be able to compare the Sharks and Kings side by side to see which team is dominating the conversation on social channels:

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SAP will also geographically monitor the conversation on social, keeping track of what’s trending as fans from San Jose and Los Angeles make the journey to Levi’s® Stadium: 

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In addition, select fans that use #StadiumSeries on Instagram will have a chance to be recognized as a ‘Fans of the Day’ on interactive displays within the stadium:

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Earlier today, the NHL and SAP also announced a new partnership designed to revolutionize the way hockey fans interact with stats. Using data from the revamped NHL.com/Stats site, SAP will deliver game day insights to help fans get prepared before both teams hit the ice Saturday night. Here are a few fast facts for you:

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Events like the NHL Stadium Series put an exciting twist on hockey, helping make the game day experience more memorable than ever. As an official partner of both the NHL and Levi’s® Stadium, SAP is proud to play an integral role in using the power of technology to take that unique fan experience to the next level.  

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Published February 20, 2015 in Hockey NHL Stadium Series Learn more about: