TV sports is constantly trying to immerse their viewers in the game. For the NFL, it's sweeping camera angles, close-ups and slow-motion. NFL Films has won award after award for its pioneering television coverage. Now the NHL has its sights set on entertainment innovation. I'll tell you right now: We're all grateful it's not a return to the awful blue smudge from the '90s.
No thank you! This time around, one NHL team wants you to feel every bone-crunching hit in your body. The San Jose Sharks have begun broadcasting their home games in what's called "4D." Every time a player is body-checked into the boards, the audience would feel it in their seats.