Was wondering what kind of mics are used the get the sound of the hits, skates, sticks etc. for the live broadcasts of pro hockey games. Like a couple dynamic or condenser mics setup around the rink?
NHL standard is 10 Crown PLL160 mics around the rink. blue lines on both sides, red lines on both sides, and behind each goal. Some A1's spec two mics mounted a pane or two apart behind the goal for a bit of a stereo image. Add to that an x-y pair of short shotguns for crowd mounted up high in the arena and that's how most NHL broadcasts are mic'd