GameStrat Hockey Instant Replay

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Elevating the Game: The Impact of Live to Bench Replay Technology
Elevating the Game: The Impact of Live to Bench Replay Technology

Every day technology continues to evolve and seemingly make its way into every facet of our lives, and hockey is no exception. Introducing “Live to Bench Replay”, the revolutionary technological advancement that is changing the way hockey teams approach in-game adjustments, fostering a more dynamic and informed approach to the sport. If you’ve watched hockey in the last 5 years, you’ve probably seen a picture similar to the one below of a coach or player looking at an iPad on the bench in between shifts, but what is the purpose?

Live to Bench Replay: Boosting Team Confidence & Performance
Live to Bench Replay: Boosting Team Confidence & Performance

As much as I want to help GameStrat grow throughout the league, and I wish everybody would use it…I hope nobody does, because we’re very competitive and it’s a huge advantage. -Ryan Papaioannou, Head Coach & GM of the Brooks Bandits (BCHL) In a fast paced environment like hockey, every move matters. However, the speed of the game also makes it difficult for coaches to see all the little details that may lead to a certain play. That's where technology is stepping in to help teams in a big way. Live to bench replay, commonly known as sideline replay in football, is now here to make a difference in hockey.

Canada's National Junior A Champions, Brooks Bandits
Canada's National Junior A Champions, Brooks Bandits

Closing out their 2021-2022 season with yet another National Championship victory is the Brook Bandits. The fourth franchise to win back-to-back national titles, and the third to win three championships, the Brooks Bandits continue to earn respect at the National level.

London Knights, ON - OHL Case Study
London Knights, ON - OHL Case Study

Consistently earning top rankings in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Western Conference is the London Knights. Brothers and co-owners, Dale Hunter (Head Coach) and Mark Hunter (General Manager), have turned the franchise into a top performer in Junior Hockey, providing a crucial foundation for many professional players such as Rick Nash, Corey Perry, Patrick Kane, John Tavares, Max Domi, and Mitch Marner.

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GameStrat Highlights

  • play-box-multiple-outline Full video editing and scouting functionality
  • account-check Only requires 1 person to operate
  • wifi-off Doesn't require WiFi or Internet at your arena


Replay video in real-time.



Plug and play system. Setup in any arena easily.



Overview Diagram

Hardware Case

Hardware Case

What's Included

  • router-wireless Press box router
  • cable-data Ethernet cables & HDMI cables
  • tools Mount kit
  • play-network-outline Capture device
  • format-text-wrapping-wrap Velcro straps
  • file-document-check-outline Instruction manual


  • laptop 1 Laptop/computer (Windows or Mac) with recommended specs:
    • memory 8GB RAM (or more)
    • usb-port USB 3.0 or adapter
    • ethernet Gigabit Ethernet Port or Adapter (GbE)
    • harddisk 5GB of storage space (per game)
    • chip Processor
      • microsoft-windows Intel or AMD processor.
        ARM not supported.
        i7 or better.
      • apple Intel or M series processor.
        i7 or better.
    • application-brackets-outline Operating System:
      • cpu-64-bit 64 bit
      • microsoft-windows Windows 10+
      • apple Mac OS X Monterey 12 or later
  • video-vintage 1 Existing camera for recording
  • tablet 1 Viewing iPad (iOS / iPad OS 14.0+)
  • power-plug-outline Power source
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