Their take? The two networks that currently air games will combine and offer some sort of combined bid. The duo will win, with the Peacock paying the league a fee to broadcast the games. (Currently, NBC pays nothing while Versus dishes out $75 million per season for cable rights.) Fox will also make a run at the league, but it will fall short. ESPN will benefit from the NHL’s desire to be shown on the Worldwide Leader and will get some games as well.