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Playmobil Launches NHL Sets

By John Burns, Associate Editor
October 5, 2015

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Playmobil, Zirndorf, Germany, launched a line of officially licensed National Hockey League (NHL) play sets, marking the toy brand’s first licensed collection in North America.

The NHL play sets are available via Amazon, while the full product line is set to launch in specialty stores across the United States on Oct., 15, coinciding with the start of the NHL season.

“The upcoming NHL season promises to be one of our best yet, and now Playmobil and the NHL have partnered up to give kids a great way to express their appreciation for NHL hockey,” says Dave McCarthy, VP of consumer products licensing, NHL. “The NHL is focused on giving families with children access to toys and other experiences that are NHL authentic. Playmobil has decades of experience with creating top-notch toy products, so they really are an ideal partner for us to fulfill this vision and promote the love for the game of hockey to children and families everywhere.”

The Playmobil NHL collection focuses on six franchises: the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs.

For more information, visit playmobil.us. — J.B.